Amazon's Memory Sale Includes RAM, Flash Storage, and a Stupid-Cheap SSD

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… »Thursday 3:17am11/26/15 3:17am

Your Favorite Portable Hard Drive is Just $50 for a Terabyte 

Your newly-mented favorite portable hard drive is down to just $50 for a terabyte today. Even if you’re all set on external storage, this would be a nice gift for a friend or family member who doesn’t back up their computer regularly. [WD My Passport Ultra 1TB, $50] »11/19/15 6:15pm11/19/15 6:15pm

No, You Haven't Time Traveled To The Future. This 480GB SSD Really Is Just $120.

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. »11/13/15 6:15pm11/13/15 6:15pm

Sound Waves Could Power the Hard Drives of the Future

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… »11/12/15 3:50am11/12/15 3:50am

This Leave-In SD Card Merges With Your MacBook's SSD to Increase Its Capacity

By now there are countless flash cards designed to sit perfectly inside the MacBook Air’s SD card slot and boost the laptop’s storage as an extra onboard drive. But the TarDisk Pear is the first to actually merge with a MacBook’s SSD, creating a single hybrid drive for easier file management. »10/29/15 12:00pm10/29/15 12:00pm

Your External Hard Drive Pick: Western Digital My Passport Ultra

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. »10/28/15 3:15pm10/28/15 3:15pm