Micron’s 1.5TB MicroSD card costs more than diamond

More than seven months after it was unveiled, the world’s first 1.5TB microSD card, Micron’s MTSD1T5ANC8MS-1WT, has landed, well almost. A handful of tech wholesalers have listed the card otherwise known as the i400 on their website and depending on how many you need and which territory you are buying from, customers may have to wait for at least four months. Mouser, Arrow and Avnet (plus its subsidiaries Farnell, Newark, Element14) have already listed it with Newark being the cheapest at Newark, only $420.53, a price that includes free delivery.…

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Micron’s 1.5TB MicroSD card costs more than diamond

More than seven months after it was unveiled, the world’s first 1.5TB microSD card, Micron’s MTSD1T5ANC8MS-1WT, has landed, well almost. A handful of tech wholesalers have listed the card otherwise known as the i400 on their website and depending on how many you need and which territory you are buying from, customers may have to wait for at least four months. Mouser, Arrow and Avnet (plus its subsidiaries Farnell, Newark, Element14) have already listed it with Newark being the cheapest at Newark, only $420.53, a price that includes free delivery.…

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At last, Xbox Series X co-op game Redfall has a release date

While Arkane’s games, as the Dishonored developer is fast to admit, are hard to define, made up as they are of a blend of genres and an overlapping mass of systems, its co-op vampire hunting game Redfall is, at last, coming into focus. It even has a release date: May 2, 2023. In previous live streams about Redfall, Arkane has focused on the moment-to-moment gameplay, how the guns work, some of the skills you can unlock, and how you can collaborate with other players to combine abilities against your vampire…

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Microsoft working on an overhaul for File Explorer to better fit Windows 11

A substantial redesign for File Explorer on Windows 11 is reportedly underway in an effort to make it more user-friendly and integrate it further with Microsoft 365. The report comes from Windows Central, which managed to get its hands on exclusive information and even some internal mock-up images of what the new File Explorer may look like. Do take everything mentioned in the reporting with a grain of salt, however. The final product may look radically different as things are still in the conceptual stage. Nothing has been officially revealed…

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The new fastest mobile DRAM from SK hynix could power the future of AI

South Korean RAM gianty SK hynix has unveiled “the world’s fastest mobile DRAM”, samples of which it has already delivered to prospective customers. It’s dubbed LPDDR5T (Low Power Double Data Rate 5 Turbo), and is a follow-up to the LPDDR5X (Low Power Double Data Rate 5X) chip it unveiled late last year rather than a brand-new generation, which it will call LPDDR6. This latest Turbo model promises to be quicker and more efficient than ever as the company hopes to see it use in more mobile applications. SK hynix LPDDR5T…

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Forza Motorport shouldn’t have got me this excited about dirt

I shouldn’t be this excited by the words “dirt accumulations is more realistic” but here I am, positively thrilled about the idea of my car in Forza Motorsport becoming a mucky pup over the course of a race. In Xbox & Bethesda’s Developer Direct, Forza Motorsport creator Turn 10 went into the finer detail of its upcoming Xbox Series X racer. The team threw out big numbers, like how you will have 500 cars to play with at launch, that there are more than 800 upgrades you can fit into…

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The Evil Within developer has revealed its new game – and it’s not what I expected

Tango Gameworks, the studio behind The Evil Within series, has revealed its new game  – and it’s a far cry from the studio’s usual offerings. During the Xbox and Bethesda Developer Direct showcase, the developer revealed Hi-Fi Rush, a stylish rhythm-action game that feels somewhat Scott Pilgrim-esque and will be available on January 25 for Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and PC. With a comic-book art style reminiscent of Jet Set Radio, Hi-FI Rush sees you stepping into the sneakers of Chai, a wannabe rockstar who, after mistakenly having a…

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Windows 11 could soon have a whole new way of organizing your files

The default file system for Windows 11 may soon be changing to a new offering designed with high-end servers in mind, but there’s still a long way to go yet. For more than three decades, Windows machines have used NTFS for all things storage, including internal drives as well as external drives such as USB sticks. However release notes for the latest build of Windows 11 (version 25276), detail support for the Resilient File System (ReFS). Windows ReFS vs NTFS ReFS was first introduced with Windows Server 2012, and it’s…

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All PDF review

As far as the best free PDF readers go, All PDF is primed to serve most of your needs. If you want to view PDFs while on the go, but you need more tools than your standard browser offers, the PDF reader for Android offers a solid toolkit for offline use, giving you an impressive amount of control over your files – all wrapped up in a super-clean UI.  It’s not a full PDF editor for your phone, having more in common with the Adobe Acrobat Reader app (only without…

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Android 14 could stop you from installing older apps – and that’s a good thing

A change coming with Android 14 will impose restrictions on the apps that smartphone users can install on their devices, even if they’re sideloading software rather than installing it through the Play Store.  Google’s change should help stop the spread of malware that takes advantage of exploits found in older builds of its Android OS, though if you’re a frequent sideloader it may make it a little harder to use non-Play Store apps. The yearly release of the latest Android version – or the latest iOS build from Apple, or…

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