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TransFlash becomes microSD

SanDisk's TransFlash memory card format has been adopted by the SD Card Association as microSD, the group said Wednesday.

Porn comes to Sony's PlayStation Portable

If you think Sony Computer Entertainment's PlayStation Portable is just for kids, think again. The first adult movies produced for viewing on the 7-month old gaming device went on sale in Japan on Friday.

Fujitsu pushes limits of data-storage technology

Researchers in Japan have reported success in an advanced data-storage technology that could help yield hard-disk drives with capacities of seven times or more than today's most advanced drives in as soon as five years.

Nam Tai making smaller EyeToy for PlayStation 2

Hong Kong-based electronics manufacturer Nam Tai Electronic and Electrical Products has begun manufacturing a new version of the EyeToy camera for Sony Computer Entertainment's (SCEI) PlayStation 2 console, the company said Tuesday.

Kazaa-owner welcomes file-sharing decision

Sharman Networks, the Australian company that owns the Kazaa file-sharing software, said Tuesday that it welcomes a US Supreme Court decision regarding file-sharing software that was announced a day earlier and has been widely interpreted as a victor...

Microsoft, Toshiba may tie Windows CE and HD-DVD

Microsoft and Toshiba have reached an agreement under which they will explore ways to use Microsoft Windows CE technology in new high-definition optical disc players, according to top executives of both companies.

Microsoft's Gates: I still believe in Tablet PC

After failing to break into the mainstream of computing, the Tablet PC might have been written-off by many, but it still has at least one strong supporter. Bill Gates, chairman and chief software architect of Microsoft, said Monday he still believes ...

Samsung has big plans for flash-based drives

Samsung Electronics hopes that falling prices for flash memory chips will mean solid-state memory can eventually replace hard-disk drives in laptop computers and other devices, according to a top executive said.

ThinkFree Office 3.0 coming in July

The Java-based ThinkFree Office suite is about to get its first major update since South Korea's Haansoft acquired it in 2004, the company said Wednesday.

Interface design gaining importance for MP3 players

With more and more MP3 player makers improving their devices' external designs, the user interface is becoming an important differentiating factor, the chief executive of one of the world's biggest MP3 player makers said Wednesday.

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