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Samsung Unveils SE-218CB Ultrabook DVD Writer

Samsung Electronics announced its new SE-218CB ultra-slim portable DVD writer, which is targeted at the Ultrabook market.

DisplayLink Demos USB Graphics Expansion

DisplayLink announced that it will show off its latest USB graphics expansion gadgets for ultrabooks and tablets at CES 2013.

3D Display Sales On the Rise

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) announced it forecasts that the overall consumer electronics industry in the U.S. will grow by almost 6% this year and sales of 3D-enabled displays will reach 5.6 million units, up 104% year-over-year.

PC Shipment Growth Flat in Second Quarter

Gartner, Inc. announced it reckons that worldwide PC shipments totalled 87.5 million units in the second quarter of 2012, a decline of 0.1% from the same time last year.

Tablets to Overtake Notebook PCs

NPD DisplaySearch announced it forecasts that global tablet shipments will overtake notebook shipments in 2016.

Cache is King in Ultrabook Storage Market

IHS announced it forecasts that sales of cache Solid-State Drives (SSDs) will outstrip those of hybrid hard disk drives (HDDs) in the Ultrabook storage market.

Samsung Unveils SE-218BB Ultrabook DVD Writer

Samsung Electronics announced its new slim external SE-218BB DVD writer ($59.99), which is aimed at the Ultrabook market.

Intel Rolls Out Third Generation Core Processors

Intel Corporation announced its new 3rd generation Core microprocessor family, which employs company’s 22nm 3-D tri-Gate transistor technology.

Western Digital Launches Scorpio Blue Ultrabook HDD

Western Digital announced its new WD Scorpio Blue 7mm small form factor hard disk drive, which is available in 500GB ($99.99) and 320GB ($79.99) capacities.

NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 680 Brings the Heat

NVIDIA announced its new GeForce GTX 680 desktop and GeForce 600M series notebook Graphics Processing Units (GPUs).

SanDisk Licenses Diskeeper SSD Caching Sofware

SanDisk Corporation announced that it will license Diskeeper’s caching software for Solid-State Disk Drives (SSDs).

Kingston Rolls Out Portable Flash Storage

Kingston Digital announced a number of portable flash storage products aimed at notebook, tablet and smartphone users.

Technicolor Rolls Out M-GO Entertainment App

Technicolor announced its new M-GO entertainment app that combines movies, music, apps, live TV and more in one location.

Optical Disc Drive Shipments Rise in Q2 2011

IHS iSuppli announced that Optical Disc Drive (ODD) shipments rose to 78.3 million units in the second quarter of 2011, up roughly 4.4% over the previous quarter.

SanDisk Pushes for Lower SSD Power Consumption

SanDisk Corporation announced that it is spearheading an initiative to significantly lower the power consumption of Solid-State Drives (SSDs.)