Researchers Are Bending Memory for IoT Products

We’re far past the point where personal computers are the only things we own processing data. Not only have we moved on to more portable devices, like smartphones, but we’re also seeing everyday items, like mirrors, wristbands and even smart bandages and have need to compute. As we continue putting more chips into more things, there’s need for flexibility — literally. A research team at Stanford University addressed that this week with research around bendable memory that can serve as storage for flexible electronics. 

The report shared in Science enables the manufacturing of memory devices in a flexible substrate. The

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Acer Announces Another Tsunami of Hardware Products

At its virtual [email protected] 2021 event today, Acer announced new Concept3D, Predator, Chromebook, Swift, and TravelMate hardware products.

There’s a lot to unpack here, so rather than regurgitating everything that Acer announced, I will instead point you at the [email protected] 2021 website and point out what I feel are some of the highlights:

Swift X. This new ultraportable ships with AMD Ryzen 5000 Series mobile processors, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti Laptop graphics, and a 100 percent sRGB display, and it will provide up to 17 hours of battery life. The Swift X arrives in June and will

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