Error
  • JUser::_load: Unable to load user with id: 67

Featured Articles

5th Generation Broadwell 14nm family comes in three lines

5th Generation Broadwell 14nm family comes in three lines

Intel's 5th Core processor family, codenamed Broadwell, will launch in three lines for the mobile segment. We are talking about upcoming…

More...
Broadwell Chromebooks coming in late Q1 2015

Broadwell Chromebooks coming in late Q1 2015

Google's Chromebook OS should be updating automatically every six weeks, but Intel doesn't come close with its hardware refresh schedule.

More...
New round of Nexus phone rumour kicks off

New round of Nexus phone rumour kicks off

Rumours involving upcoming Nexus devices are nothing uncommon, but this year there is a fair bit of confusion, especially on the…

More...
Nvidia officially launches the 8-inch Shield Tablet

Nvidia officially launches the 8-inch Shield Tablet

As expected and reported earlier, Nvidia has now officially announced its newest Shield device, the new 8-inch Shield Tablet. While the…

More...
Aerocool Dead Silence reviewed

Aerocool Dead Silence reviewed

Aerocool is well known for its gamer cases with aggressive styling. However, the Dead Silence chassis offers consumers a new choice,…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Monday, 14 May 2007 10:44

Microsoft and Sandisk builds new flash OS

Written by

Image

Will kill off U3


Sandisk and Microsoft are teaming up to release a new USB flash-drive operating system in the second half of 2008.

Microsoft will develop the software and Sandisk will develop compatible hardware for flash drives and flash-memory cards.Microsoft has approached several third-party hardware vendors to licence the technology and the two firms will create a new entity to license compatible hardware.

The new system will replace the U3 operating system which is backed by names such as Kingston, PNY and Imation. Software developers who wrote applications for U3 drives will be offered a migration path to modify their U3 programs for use on the new operating system.

As part of the deal, Sandisk gets to use its TrustedFlash security technology and enhanced integration with Windows.

More here.
blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments