Toshiba makes small thing bigger on the inside – 250GB SSD on the way this year


Toshiba’s bulking up its solid-state drive range and boosting the capacity of its 2.5″ model – so the cheap little netbooks of the world can come with more storage space without straining their little batteries too much.

The new 256GB solid-state drive will “roll out” of the Tosh factory in the fourth quarter of 2008, ideal for those exciting Christmas presents containing ultra-portable mini PCs. With a read speed of 120MBps and a write speed of 70MBps thanks to its 3.0-Gbps SATA connection…