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In storage, it's small, smaller, smallest

From hard drives to memory cards, the trend clearly is to downsize. But how tough are the diminutive devices?

From hard drives to memory cards, the trend clearly is to downsize. But how tough are the diminutive devices?

Next step for iPod: 80GB

Toshiba, the company that supplies the tiny hard drives for Apple's music players, unleashes new technology.
December 14, 2004

Mini drive survives school of hard knocks

Miniature hard drives will be everywhere at CES. At least one will come with new features to cushion it from blows.
December 14, 2004

Samsung launches tiny memory card for mobiles

The company's latest removable storage product is only a quarter of the size of a standard multimedia memory card.
Photo: Samsung's shrinking memory card
December 14, 2004

Lexar unveils new USB flash drive

Penny-size FlashCard uses new form factor being proposed as open and free industry standard.
Photo: Lexar's penny-size FlashCard
December 13, 2004

previous coverage

Big challenges for small drives

Miniature drives can continue their success in consumer devices but must get roomier, more rugged and more efficient, industry experts say.
September 22, 2004