When first revealed at CES last year, Samsung boasted that its Portable SSD T1, which put a full terabyte of speedy flash-based storage inside a credit card-sized housing, could eventually see capacities of up to 16GB in a few years. That’s not too hard to believe, because exactly one year later, it’s already grown to…
Rear-wheel drive, six speeds, a drop top and 90 miles of curves along the Pacific Coast. This is what driving a car can be.
Seagate has always offered up big drives that store your stuff reliably, and the newest round of external storage devices—Backup Plus Slim—will now back up content from your phone.
If your MP3 collection has maxed out your ultrabook's SSD right out of the box, Western Digital's got a pair of new slim external drives designed to complement your laptop's sleek profile—whether you're a Windows or OS X user.
AppleInsider noticed something peculiar about some build-to-orders iMacs; they went from a shipping estimate of 1-3 days to 5-7 weeks. Specifically, the delay affects any iMac that is equipped with a 2TB hard drive. What's going on?
Almost no one reads the lengthy terms and conditions that come with nearly every piece of technology. But here's a reason you may want to start: Toshiba is charging a customer over $400 to fix his friend's hard drive because he wrote "X Faulty" on the label.
Breaking the 250MB/s barrier with no moving parts
The very same Toshiba SSDs that Apple uses in its MacBook Airs are now being offered to other companies who may or may not be green-eyed with envy at the slinkiness of the Airs.
Don't expect to read a book on 'em, but Western Digital's latest My Passport Studio hard drives feature a customizable e-paper display that stays on even when the drive is unplugged.
At a mere 7 millimeters in height, Seagate's Momentus Thin drive will be the slimmest 2.5" hard drive on the market. Not only that, but supposedly it will also be one of the lowest-priced storage options for ultra-portables and netbooks.
Another rugged drive. This one good for 10 foot falls, and up to a ton of weight. And it has an integrated USB cable. Well, I'm impressed. Comes in sizes from 250-500GB for $100-$140. [SimpleTech via GizMag]
Corsair just announced their new Extreme Line of SSDs, coming in 32/64/128GB capacities. So they're not going to win a storage space award, but these little guys are fast—Corsair's claiming read speeds of 240MB/s and 170MB/s write speeds.
To summarize: Santa Claus has the lowest data rates, while the strawberry has the highest. The severed thumb is slower than it deserves to be, and the barbecued chicken beats the hamburger. In other news, I love this test.
Traditional hard drives are still wildly cost effective compared to solid state drives, but that doesn't mean SSD isn't the future. Western Digital bought an SSD company SiliconSystems for $65 million today, as a nice little hedge against the day when HDD's are utterly obsolete. Seagate announce SSD plans recently,…
256GB SSDs were a possibility in my mind as storage in a fantasy rig. But a 512GB 2.5-inch laptop drive is big enough to dream about from the depths of my storage fanboy heart-of-hearts.
Erica Ogg of CNet informs us that hot on the heels of the $500 price cut for the MacBook Air's 64GB SSD, Dell is offering a 128GB SSD for $600 in their "Latitude, XPS, Alienware and Precision laptop models." I'm glad to see these things moving toward more reasonable prices so quickly, perhaps thanks to recent news of …