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SanDisk's new SD card has an insane 512GB of storage

Sept. 15, 2014 | IAN PAUL

Get a load of this! Sandisk recently announced the world's first SD card with a capacity of 512 gigabytes--half a terabyte of storage. That's right, you'll soon be able to buy an SD card with more capacity than many PC hard drives, as long as you don't mind paying an insane premium for the privilege.

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QNAP TS-251 NAS box review: Fast and versatile, but short on memory

Sept. 12, 2014 | JON L. JACOBI

A faster CPU noticeably improves a NAS box's file-handling performance. The 2.4GHz Intel Celeron J1800 in QNAP's two-bay TS-251 also facilitates value-added functions, such as on-the-fly video encoding and the ability to run virtual machines. You wouldn't even attempt these tasks on an Atom-powered NAS box. But you need at least 2GB of memory to run the Virtualization Station app that handles virtual machines, and the $499 model that's currently available ships with only 1GB. More on that and similar issues later.

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