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...

Yet another interview at the Microsoft BUILD 2011 Windows 8 conference. I also stopped by the Western Digital booth at the Windows 8 Build conference. The following video shows a Western Digital rep talking about their company and their involvement at BUILD. A little about Western Digital: Welcome to Western...

Western Digital also announced strong results today. They shipped 53.8 million units in the June quarter, up 8% sequentially and 8.2% from the year-ago period. Gross margins improved by 130 basis points to 19.5%. Revenues totaled $2.4 billion, net income was $158 million and cash flow from operations improved...