Transcend announces ‘SuperMLC’ as an SLC NAND alternative

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Transcend is prepping a new type of MLC NAND it’s dubbed “SuperMLC.” The company wants to combine the high reliability and performance of single-level cell NAND memory with the low cost and economies of scale that exist around traditional multi-level cell flash.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/computing/220225-transcend-announces-supermlc-as-an-slc-nand-alternative

from Blogger http://paulspector1.blogspot.com/2015/12/transcend-announces-supermlc-as-slc.html

Visser set to miss Six Nations start

Scotland and Harlequins wing Tim Visser is ruled out for up to eight weeks after sustaining a hamstring injury.

from BBC News – London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/rugby-union/35207262

from Blogger http://paulspector1.blogspot.com/2015/12/visser-set-to-miss-six-nations-start.html

ET deals: Dell Optiplex 3020 Micro quad-core desktop for $429

Dell OptiPlex Micro
Need a tiny PC that can still handle a heavy workload? Check out the OptiPlex 3020 Micro desktop PC from Dell. It’s thin, light, and it doesn’t compromise on performance. The best part? You can save over $350 off the sticker price when you use today’s coupon codes.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/deals/210611-et-deals-dell-optiplex-3020-small-form-factor-quad-core-desktop

from Blogger http://paulspector1.blogspot.com/2015/12/et-deals-dell-optiplex-3020-micro-quad.html

Here’s why Microsoft shouldn’t launch an Xbox ‘set top box’

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The most recent rumor of a set-top Xbox consists of a streamlined box that only runs Windows 10 apps, couched in wishy-washy language like “it’s not clear if these plans have been scrapped.”

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/220157-heres-why-microsoft-shouldnt-launch-an-xbox-set-top-box

from Blogger http://paulspector1.blogspot.com/2015/12/heres-why-microsoft-shouldnt-launch.html

Facial recognition study sheds new light on threat response and the ‘spidey sense’

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It turns out that everyday anxiety is actually an advantage, in the form of a “sixth sense” for danger.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/220170-facial-recognition-study-sheds-new-light-on-threat-response-and-the-spidey-sense

from Blogger http://paulspector1.blogspot.com/2015/12/facial-recognition-study-sheds-new.html

Storms that wreaked Christmas havoc across the US now supercharged, headed for the North Pole

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The storms that slashed across the US last week have moved into the North Atlantic, but they haven’t died down. Temperatures at the North Pole are expected to surge to an unprecedented 50 degrees above normal, while Iceland and northern England are hit by one of the strongest winter storms on record.

from ExtremeTech http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/220189-storms-that-wreaked-christmas-havoc-across-the-us-now-supercharged-headed-for-the-north-pole

from Blogger http://paulspector1.blogspot.com/2015/12/storms-that-wreaked-christmas-havoc.html