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

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