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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 >>

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Spotify Fixes Mass HD Data Dump Flaw

Something odd with the way Spotify's desktop tool handled disk space has been found by users, who complained that the streaming service was eating up masses of HD memory by filling files with what appeared to be vast piles of junk. Read More >>

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Seagate Says Its New Laptop Hard Drives Are The Fastest Ever

Solid-state drives are all well and good — they’re bloody fast — but if you want a decent amount of storage capacity, you’re going to be paying through the nose. Seagate has two new mobile hard drives that you can install into any 2.5-inch laptop bay — one of them is the world’s fastest, thinnest and lightest 2TB drive, while the other has a ridiculous five terabytes of space. Read More >>

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SanDisk Just Revealed a Monstrous 1 Terabyte SD Memory Card

There’s no word on when you’ll be able to buy it, or to what extent you’ll need to mortgage your home to afford one, but today SanDisk revealed a prototype of a one-terabyte SDXC card that will help ensure your camera never runs out of space for photos or videos. Read More >>

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Apple iCloud 2TB Option Will Slow the March of Pesky “Storage Full” Notifications

We're just a few days out from the Apple September iPhone event, and the company seems already keen to find ways to mitigate that humongous impending tax bill. It's updated its iCloud cloud storage plans to offer Apple device users a 2TB option. Read More >>

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Amazon Has Launched an Unlimited Cloud Storage Plan in the UK

Tired of all the limits imposed on your cloud storage? Is the 1TB limit offered by a lot of services not enough to suit your needs? Well good news! Amazon has announced that, as of today, people in the UK can get unlimited cloud storage with Amazon Cloud Drive. Read More >>