A Mac with an Intel X25 series SSD may not be able to boot after installing OS X 10.8.3; however, updating the drive's firmware should help.
Intel's X-25M solid-state hard drive enjoys several advantages over both spinning disk drives as well as other SSDs, including improvements to data throughput, boot time, and laptop battery life. Its one drawback is that it's pricier than even its other solid-state competition, but if you can forget about its cost, this is by far the fastest data drive available.
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With fast performance and abbreviated battery life, the Velocity Micro NoteMagix X25 is really only good for buyers who want to use their laptop like a desktop.
Intel slashed solid-state drive prices but that doesn't mean consumers are going to run out and buy its drives.
Scheduled to ship in fall 2007, the NetWorks Table Radio and NetWorksGo portable will be Tivoli Audio's first products capable of accessing Internet radio and streaming digital audio on a home network.
Panasonic has expanded its digital camera line-up to include a new prosumer and four compact cameras as well as its first digital SLR.
The French manufacturer stamped its entry into Australia this week by launching a range of mobile phones, flat-screen TVs, digital set-top boxes, routers, and photo printers.
Companies that thrive on Linux, Apache, MySQL and related software band together to better support corporate customers.
Undaunted by past flubs, firm hopes new system will speed data retrieval and make disk failure a nearly ignorable event. Photo: Sun's new gear
Windows PC manufacturers are hoping Apple Computer's Mac Mini catches on. Really. Photos: Petite PCs