Tag Archives: memory

Samsung Backtracks On Galaxy S 4 Memory, Might Free Up Space Through “Software Optimization”

Samsung is reversing their position of sorts as it pertains to the available memory on the 16GB Galaxy S 4 telling CNET UK: “As one of the most advanced smartphones on the market, the Samsung Galaxy S4 uses part of its internal memory to bring our customers its innovative and unique features. We appreciate this issue being raised and we will improve… Read more

AT&T Getting A 32GB Galaxy S 4 On May 10th, Only $50 More

There was a big controversy going on about the Samsung Galaxy S 4 only having 8.8GB of memory available out of the 16GB it ships with. Though it has a microSD slot, a lot of content can’t be transferred. Games, Play Store media, and more live only on internal memory, and 8.8GB is very little. TouchWiz has gotten bigger, so why hasn’t memory accommodated… Read more

Samsung Galaxy S 4 Ships With 16GB Memory, Less Than 9 Usable

This story has been reported many times with many different devices, but this time it’s about the Samsung Galaxy S 4. As you probably know, the standard Galaxy S 4 model comes with 16GB of on board memory. And as most of us know, that is how much memory the physical chip has, not how much is available to the user. So people shouldn’t really be shocked… Read more

Chinese HTC One Variant Has MicroSD Slot Under Removable Cover

Prepare for madness. A Chinese variant of the HTC One, with the model number 802w meant for China Unicom, has both a second SIM slot and a microSD card slot under a removable cover. Every design sacrifice made in the normal One has been thrown out there door, aside from a removable battery of course. But expandable storage could have made this device so… Read more

[Deal] Amazon Selling Ultra/Extreme Memory Cards For Cheap

Do you need a new microSD card for your Android device (well, one that still has a microSD card slot)? Or maybe just an SD card or CompactFlash for a camera or computer? Amazon has your back, and is selling SanDisk’s line of Ultra and Extreme cards for very low prices. They have a 64GB SanDisk Ultra 64GB Class 10 microSD for only $43.49. The 32GB one… Read more

[How To] Run Games Off A USB Drive On The Nexus 7

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4dWqLjnCSBg&feature=youtube_gdata The Nexus 7 has two downfalls: A small amount of onboard memory, and no microSD card slot. With just a few games installed, your tablet will be out of memory, especially if it’s the 8GB model. So what do you do? Run the games off of a USB drive of course. And we’re here to tell you how… Read more

Samsung Now Producing 2GB LPDDR3 RAM And 128GB Flash Storage Chips

Technology is evolving fast, and Samsung is making more and more impressive hardware. Their newest product is a single 2GB LPDDR3 DRAM chip, which they claim is the first of its kind. Unlike the old LPDDR2 chips with 1,066 Mbps speed, this new one has a speed of 1,600 Mbps, with 12.8GB/s of bandwidth. Pretty insane. Along with that comes production… Read more

Why Has Flash Storage In Mobile Devices Plateaued?

I still remember when the first iPhone came out. The base model came with a paltry 4GB of flash storage, which wasn’t enough for two movies off of 4GB DVDs. Of course, flash storage was more expensive back then. Even iPods were short on flash storage. But a year later, the iPhone 3G came out and heroically doubled the flash storage available to 8GB in… Read more