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Why Fast SSD Storage Might Be the Best Upgrade for Your Computer

Before you throw out that old desktop or laptop, consider upgrading its storage. Whether your computer uses a hard drive or an older solid-state drive (or SSD) it’s probably time to upgrade it. SSDs are getting faster every year and replacing the storage in your old computer with a new SSD won’t cost you too much, it won’t take that long to fit, and it will make a huge difference to the speed of your computing experience. Read More >>

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I Desperately Want This Ancient Apple Disk Drive With a Blu-Ray Upgrade

I haven’t touched a DVD, CD, or even a Blu-Ray disc in years, let alone one of the floppy disks the Apple Disk II was designed to load back in the early ‘80s. But I might find a reason to use outdated media again just to justify putting this upgraded piece of classic computer hardware on my desk. Read More >>

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This New Integral Memory 512GB MicroSD Card Is the Biggest on the Market

There’s now a microSD card capable of holding over half a terabyte of data. Per the Verge, Integral Memory’s new 512 gigabyte card exceeds the previous record holder, SanDisk’s 400GB card, by over a quarter more memory. Read More >>

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CES 2018: SanDisk Squeezed 1TB of Storage Into a Single USB Stick

Every time a big tech show roles around we inevitably see some sort of miniature storage device with a ludicrous amount of space. SD cards, microSD cards, USB sticks, you name it. CES 2018 is no different, with SanDisk showing off a regular-sized USB stick with a whopping 1TB of storage squeezed inside. Read More >>

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CES 2018: LaCie’s New Rugged Drive Can Backup All Your Footage On Location Without a Computer

LaCie’s rugged portable drives, distinguished by their bright orange padding, are popular with photographers and videographers who need to backup footage and photos while away from the safety of their desks. Taking that idea one step further, LaCie’s new DJI Copilot drive can ingest and back up your media all by itself, letting you leave your laptop at work. Read More >>

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Microwave Tech Could Produce 40 TB Hard Drives in the Near Future

We’re all generating data faster than storage providers can keep up, and that problem is only going to get worse. On Friday, Western Digital announced a potential game changer that promises to expand the limits of traditional HDDs to up to 40TBs using a microwave-based write head, and the company says it will be available to the public in 2019. Read More >>

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Ikea Can Sell You a Home Battery Now

Ikea's UK division has jumped on the home electricity storage bandwagon, and is now offering to install an LG-built battery in the house of anyone who happens to have their own renewable generation system. Read More >>

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You Can Now Buy Those Insane 2TB USB Flash Drives

The world's highest-capacity USB flash drive is now available to buy, if you have many, many pounds and you're not the kind of person to lose drives as soon as you get them. Read More >>

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UK Getting Two 50 Megawatt Batteries for £250m

Cumbria and Kent are about to become the UK's battery compartments, with the two sites set to benefit from a £250m investment in energy storage. The end result will be two battery farms able to store 50 megawatts of power between them, and perhaps even a bit more than that if staff blow on them and swap them around. Read More >>

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SanDisk is Upping its iOS Storage Options to 256GB

iOS devices are irritating, because there's no option to expand your storage with removeable cards. So, obviously, you have to keeping coughing up the cash for all the storage, when Android users can just pop their microSD cards into a new phone.Thankfully companies like SanDisk have their own iOS and Lightning-compatible storage drives, and now they're getting even bigger. Read More >>

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CDs Are Starting To Rot

It has been almost 35 years since Polygram, Sony and Philips executives gathered at a German factory to get their hands on the first Compact Disc. Read More >>

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How a Genius Lived in a Storage Locker for £160 a Month

Actually trying to live out of a cheap storage locker goes against every single legal document you have to sign in order to rent it out, but that doesn’t mean it’s impossible, as YouTuber 007craft demonstrates. Read More >>

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SanDisk’s New Memory Card Will Speed Up Apps Not Stored on Your Smartphone

Back in 2015, the Marshmallow software update finally allowed Android smartphones to store and run apps directly from a memory card. And with SanDisk’s new Ultra microSDXC UHS-I card inside your device, apps that load from a memory card will feel just as snappy as those stored right on the phone. Read More >>

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LaCie’s Fastest Rugged Drive Yet Also Plays Nice With Your USB-C Laptop

It’s not the first external drive from LaCie with a USB-C connection, but the company’s much-loved rugged line just got a hefty speed boost for those who are too impatient to wait for their data to backup, and refuse to take care of their hardware. Read More >>

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This Two Terabyte Flash Drive Is Packing More Storage Than Your MacBook

For those eager to easily misplace two terabytes worth of photos, videos, MP3s, and other important documents, today Kingston unveiled a three-inch USB flash drive packing more storage than even a fully spec’d MacBook Pro. Read More >>