Intel and Micron announce the all-new 3D XPoint storage technology that promises to be a thousand time faster than existing NAND Flash memory.
Will this technology completely changes the storage landscape in the near future?
Source: Intel, Micron debut 3D XPoint storage technology that’s 1,000 times faster than current SSDs – CNET
Intel has announced the Thunderbolt 3 standard which uses the same connector as USB 3.1, i.e. the USB-C connector. Will this become the best of both worlds and the de facto standard in the future?
See the following article from neowin:
Intel introduces Thunderbolt 3: Twice the speed of Thunderbolt 2
MasterCard has a prototype contact-less card with Fingerprint sensor. This might be another form of secure payment in the future.
MasterCard with fingerprint sensor
Google has just made a self driving car with no steering wheel, accelerator pedal or brake pedal … Would you be willing to try?
Google self driving car
New USB Type-C cable standard is coming by end of 2014. Users will no longer need to be concerned with plug orientation or cable direction, making it easier to plug in similar to the Apple Lightning cable
Meet the next-gen USB cable that could sweep away all others – CNET.
A credit card-sized digital device from the startup Coin is attempting to replace 8 of your credit cards in your wallet. Could this be THE credit card of the future? See the following post from The Verge:
Wallet hack: can Coin replace your credit cards? | The Verge.
Here comes Google Glass and we are officially into the wearable computing era!
The following article takes a look at the future of hands free computing including:
– Speech recognition
– Eye tracking
– Motion tracking
All of these have some limitations at the moment but applications of these technologies do exists now
A look at the future of hands free computing
USB 3.0 transfer speed will get a boost in the coming year to match with Thunderbolt
USB 3.0 speed boost