Friday, July 14, 2006

Magnetic memory' chip unveiled (article)

BBC reports: "A microchip which can store information like a hard drive has been unveiled by US company Freescale. ... The chip, called magnetoresistive random-access memory (Mram), maintains data by relying on magnetic properties rather than an electrical charge."

This technology is the is the most significant development in computer memory for about a decade. The advantages of MRAM vs. Flash is: MRAM has faster read/write speeds and data doesn't degrade over time.
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