Items tagged with Onyx

When it comes to science fiction, Star Trek has inspired many types of technology. There are those who are trying to create tricorders, tractor beams, and even attempting to build a Star Trek-like computer. Now you can add Star Trek communicators to the list. While we have already seen flip-open cellphones that are reminiscent of Captain Kirk’s communicator, even in Star Trek, the device had evolved to a push-to-talk commbadge that Picard and his crew employed. Now, a company called OnBeep has created a push-to-talk communications device that works just like a commbadge by simply touching it to talk to someone. Image Credit: OnBeep Designated Onyx, the clip-on device connects to your smartphone... Read more...
Never has the phrase "you have to pay to play" been more applicable than it is to the SSD market. Solid state drives trump their mechanical brethren in just about every way, including speed, power consumption, and durability, but one area where HDDs still hold an advantage is in price.It should come as great news, then, that OCZ has broken the sub-$100 price barrier with the introduction of its new Onyx Series SSDs."As new technologies become available, OCZ continues to expand both our enterprise and consumer SSD lines, and one of our goals is to make SSDs more affordable to end-users. Our new Onyx series SSD does exactly that and is a perfect solution for netbooks, laptops, or home desktops... Read more...