memory

VR helps us remember

Researchers at the University of Maryland have found that people remember information better if it is presented in VR vs. on a two-dimensional personal computer. This means VR education could be an im

Google Compute Engine now offers VMs with up to 3844GB of memory

Sometimes, you just need more RAM. That’s especially true when you want to run memory-hungry enterprise applications like SAP’s HANA database or high-performance computing workloads. Until

AWS now offers a virtual machine with over 4TB of memory

Earlier this year, Amazon’s AWS group said that it was working on bringing instance types with between 4 to 16TB of memory to its users. It’s now starting to fulfill this promise as the c

Lightening the cognitive load

A longtime colleague and friend of mine used to love to say  “Let’s just make this easy for them” whenever we discussed an upcoming meeting. I think I winced the first few times I heard it. It

MIT Researchers Train An Algorithm To Predict How Boring Your Selfie Is

Researchers at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) have created an algorithm they claim can predict how memorable or forgettable an image is almost as accurately as a human

Facebook Now Helps You Get Rid Of ‘Memories’

If you’ve ever seen the movie “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind” then you’re familiar with the concept of proactively scrubbing certain memories from your brain. Things th

Timehop Brings Its Mobile Time Machine To Android

Timehop, the mobile app offering a way to recall your past one day at a time by displaying your old photos and posts from Facebook, Instagram, Foursquare and Twitter, is now launching its service on A

Memoir, A “Google Now” For Photo Memories, Is An App That Helps You Remember The Past

Thanks to the ubiquitous spread of smartphones, and the ease of photo-taking they bring, our photo galleries have become filled with what are almost like disposable memories - we snap and share, but t

Tamatebako: Fujitsu's self-destruct USB memory finally goes on sale (in Japan)

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/tamatebako.jpg" /> Do you remember the cool <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2009/04/17/this-usb-drive-will-self-destruct-in-24-hours/

New Sandisk WORM cards write once, read for 100 years

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/sd-worm.jpg" />Sandisk has created a new line of write once, read many SD cards, mainly intended for law enforcement. I suppose you could

Before and after

At some point we’ll probably just ingest our memory cards. via Reddit

Lexar announces new 600x Compact Flash cards

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/PRO_CF_32GB.jpg" />Lexar announced their new 600x compact flash cards today. It's not unexpected that the faster speed memory cards are c

Sony goes hogwild, announces the 32GB Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo HX

Extreeeeemmeeeeeeeeeeee!!!!

Xbox 360 with 512MB of internal storage spotted

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/xboxo.jpg" />Eagle-eyed citizens have spotted a new revision of the Xbox 360, one with 512MB of built-in storage. Pictures of the 360, a

Twisty memory from NIST

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/flexmem.jpg">This <a HREF="http://www.medgadget.com/archives/2009/06/flexible_memory_opens_doors_to_new_age_of_medical_body_sensors.html"

Study shows playing RTS games keeps old brains healthy

Good news for older gamers: that secret desire to rush your enemies’ base can be healthy! A study published in the medical journal Psychology & Aging shows that playing games like Rise of Na

Sharp unveils LCD panel with integrated memory function

Sharp has developed LCD screens with a memory function that makes it possible to save the displayed content after the power supply is cut off. A number of prototypes (in 1.7-, 2.4-, 6.1- and 14.1-inch

Lexar unveils DDR3 memory with, get this, LEDs!

Computer components bedazzled with LEDs seem to indicate speed in the same way that stickers on the back of rice-burners do. So with that fact in mind, the Lexar Crucial Ballistix Tracer DDR3 memori

Kingston launching new DDR3 memory for the gaming crowd

Gaming nerds that demand the latest and greatest might want to take a closer look at Kinston’s latest memory. Dubbed HyperX, the memory company claims that these are the fastest DDR3 memory unit

Samsung gets serious about SanDisk buyout, proposes $26/share

Mockup Looks as if those rumors of a Samsung buyout were true after all. The board of directors at SanDisk were sent the following proposal to swoop the memory manufacturer at $26 per share, cash. The
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