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Memory probs delaying FFXIV

The extra technical challenge involved in creating a large-scale MMO for Sony’s PS3 is the reason behind the decision to release the PS3 version of Final Fantasy XIV some six months after the PC iteration. The main reason was the memory,” producer Hiromichi Tanaka told VG247. On the PC, they …

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MS phasing out 360 memory cards

Microsoft is to phase out both the 120GB Xbox 360 hard drive and its range of branded memory cards, the platform holder has revealed. Larry ‘Major Nelson’ Hryb confirmed the news to Joystiq, saying that the channel is being drained” of both SKUs. The decision follows the confirmation that Microsoft …

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USB storage support for 360?

An upcoming update for Xbox 360 will allow owners to use USB memory devices, documents obtained by Joystiq are said to claim. USB drives of up to 16GB (and a minimum of 1GB) will be supported, with users able to define how much of their USB device will be used …

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Datel hits MS with memory suit

Datel has filed a lawsut against Microsoft, following the latter’s Dashboard update which rendered third-party memory cards useless. The antitrust lawsuit was filed in San Francisco federal court on Monday, complaining that Microsoft had deliberately altered its technology to force Datel Max Memory cards out of the market. "For many …

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Google unveils Chrome OS

Having taken a stab at both the web browsing and mobile phone markets, internet colossus Google has lifted the lid on its next big computing adventure – the Chrome operating system. Whilst the likes of Apple’s OS X and the open-source Linux engine enjoy a slim but stable share of …

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Time called on third party 360 memory cards

Third party memory card manufacturers have been given an unwelcome headache from platform holder Microsoft with news that the next firmware update for the Xbox 360 will stop third party memory cards from working with the machine. Word comes from Microsoft’s Larry Hryb, who states on his Major Nelson blog: …

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Microsoft ups 360’s internal memory

With the Jasper iteration of the Xbox 360’s innards now well and truly out in the market, it transpires that Microsoft has now sneaked a bit of extra memory onto the motherboard’s architecture. When the Japser iteration of the Xbox 360 (identifiable by the 150w power rating on the box’s …

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Microsoft confirms 360s internal storage

Xbox 360 platform holder Microsoft has confirmed that its latest internal redesign of the Xbox 360 is upon us, and that it does indeed boast 256MB of internal memory inside the unit. Speaking to 360Fanboy, a Microsoft spokesperson stated: We are constantly updating the console’s more than 1700 internal components. …

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New 360 motherboard now shipping

Microsoft never officially comments on its ongoing internal redesigns for its Xbox 360 hardware, but online tech-heads are claiming that the latest revision to the console’s innards has arrived on the High Street. Talk first emerged of the new motherboard’s arrival began earlier in the month, but in recent days …

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256MB of internal memory in DSi

Nintendo’s revamped DSi handheld will include 256MB of internal memory, it has been revealed, though half of it will be taken up by downloading the free Opera web browser. Unfortunately, web browsing was criticised for being very slow, with sites such as Yahoo News reportedly taking over a minute to …

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