Media tablets use NAND Flash memory chips as storage almost exclusively, owing to their thin form factor and the fact that they are often jostled around by users. In fact, most premium models use custom designed embedded chips instead of regular SSDs. Only special tablets and industrial devices that do not need to be...

Holy cow! It seems like the Operating System and system files on the Microsoft Surface 32 use up 16 out of the 32 gigs of disk space. 50 frikkin percent! Apparently on the 32GB version of the new tablet, users will have access to only 16GB of storage. The rest of the space is taken up by Windows recovery tools,...

So there has been a lot of talk recently about the next version of Windows going to the cloud and how great that would be. I was talking to my buddy yesterday and he reminded me that a lot of people wouldn’t want all their documents on some hard drive in some data center somewhere far away. In many ways, the loss of a...