If you need some cloud-based storage in which to squirrel away your files, Amazon has just announced a tempting option: for a limited time, you can snag its unlimited online storage for $5. »
Amazon just kicked off a Thanksgiving “memory” sale, which in this case includes great deals on both Lexar flash storage for everyone, and Crucial RAM for tinkerers. The most exciting deal though is a Crucial BX100 500GB SSD for $120. As with all Gold Box deals though, these prices are only available today, or until… »
ADATA’s Premiere line of SSDs isn’t nearly as fast or as well-known as Samsung’s 850 series, but any SSD will be a huge upgrade over a spinning hard drive, and this 480GB model is down to an absurdly low $120 on Newegg, complete with a three year warranty. »
Our need to store data is growing at an astonishing rate. An estimated 2.7 zettabytes (2.721) of data are currently held worldwide, equivalent to several trillion bytes for every one of the 7 billion people on Earth. Accessing this data quickly and reliably is essential for us to do useful things with it – the problem… »
Microsoft has announced that it’s scrapping its unlimited OneDrive cloud storage plan which it launched last year, as well as introducing a lower cap on its free offering, too.
Forgery is a science–and it’s getting better all the time, to the tune of trillions of dollars. Now, a group of researchers, lawyers, and insurers are banding together to beat it with a tool borrowed from science: synthetic encrypted DNA. »
It’s not as exciting when the frontrunner in the nominations round goes uncontested, but it’s certainly definitive. Western Digital’s My Passport Ultra, specifically the 2TB version, was the only external hard drive to receive significant support, after dominating the 2013 vote in the same category. »
For the last few years, Apple’s iMacs have tried to combine the best of both storage worlds in the Fusion Drive, a SSD/hard-drive combo that’s meant to blend performance and storage capacity into one. The newly refreshed iMacs are sporting Fusion Drives, but they’re much smaller than their predecessors. »