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Wow, Samsung's New 16 Terabyte SSD Is the World's Largest Hard Drive

Gone are the days when you have to sacrifice size for speed with an SSD drive in your laptop. At the Flash Memory Summit in California, Samsung just revealed a new 2.5-inch SSD drive with an incredible 16 terabytes of storage. It’s not only the world’s largest SSD—it’s actually now the world’s largest hard drive,… » 8/13/15 12:12pm 8/13/15 12:12pm

The World's Thinnest 4 TB External Drive Doesn't Need Extra Power

Chances are if you’ve opted for an ultra-portable laptop, you’ve made a few compromises when it comes to on-board storage. So an external hard drive for archiving your mountains of media is a must, and Samsung’s now squeezed four terabytes of storage inside a housing that matches your computer’s svelte dimensions. » 6/17/15 10:50am 6/17/15 10:50am

The Ultra-Popular WD My Passport Ultra 2TB is Back Down to $80

One of our favorite hard drive deals is back. We've seen the 2TB WD My Passport Ultra drop to $80 a few times in a past, but it's one of the most reliable and popular drives on the market, and a terrific deal if you need some extra storage. [WD My Passport Ultra 2TB, $80] » 4/16/15 6:45pm 4/16/15 6:45pm

Sadly This 10TB Hard Drive Is Designed For Servers, Not Your Laptop

Hitachi Global Storage Technologies—aka HGST, aka a subsidiary of Western Digital—was recently showing off its gigantic new 10TB hard drive at the Linux Foundation Vault tradeshow in Boston. But unfortunately you won't be packing 10,000 gigabytes into your laptop anytime soon because the drive is designed for use in… » 3/13/15 9:23am 3/13/15 9:23am

LaCie's Rugged RAID Offers Extra Data Protection With Two Drives Inside

With their now-iconic rubber orange armor, LaCie's rugged external drives have become the go-to choice for professionals in the field looking for a reliable place to store and transport photos and footage. And while LaCie's new Rugged RAID might be a little larger than its predecessors, it provides even more… » 1/04/15 3:01am 1/04/15 3:01am

MyPassport Wireless Review: A Hard Drive After Photographers' Hearts

In the age of the smartphone, it's becoming less important to be near a Mac or PC to get work done. But if you're a serious photographer or videographer, you still need a hard drive to back up your copious amounts of data. Western Digital's My Passport Wireless gives you that drive without requiring a computer. Not… » 12/02/14 3:21pm 12/02/14 3:21pm

How to Take Care of the Hard Drive in Your Windows Machine

The hard drive isn't the most spectacular bit of hardware, but it's essential to keep your PC running smoothly. If it goes kaput, it takes all of your precious data and your applications with it. So to keep your hard drive happy, healthy and running smoothly by following these straightforward tips. » 9/15/14 10:28am 9/15/14 10:28am