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 >>

This Portable Hard Drive Belongs in Your Bag

Broadly speaking, there are two types of people who need a portable hard drive. One type just needs a little additional storage periodically and would rather have something flexible and portable than a big honking drive that plugs into the wall. The other is the high-falutin’ “professional on the go” who is taking pictures, recording video, and producing tremendous amounts of data while travelling, so they carry a hard drive with them every single day. While the former has their pick of any of the drives available when you search “portable hard drive” on Amazon, the latter might prefer something a little more robust, like Western Digital’s new My Passport Wireless Pro. Read More >>

This 300GB Hard Drive Was Designed Especially for Raspberry Pi

Need some pocketable storage for your pint-sized computer? Western Digital’s new PiDrive is probably the answer, squeezing just over 300GB into its quarter-inch-thick frame. Read More >>

Encryption Woes Make an Unfortunate Backdrop to Western Digital’s $19bn SanDisk Takeover

October’s been a monster month in technology. Following Dell’s purchase of EMC for $67 billion, Western Digital’s just announced it’s picking up SanDisk for $19 billion (£12.3 billion). The storage behemoth (okay, the bigger one) says it expects the deal to have gone through by the time Q3 of 2016 rolls in. Read More >>

Your Self-Encrypting Hard Drive May Use Encryption That Really Sucks

Self-encrypting hard drives are a bright idea, allowing you to back up data safe in the knowledge that nobody else can sift through it. Unless, that is, the encryption system is easy to crack — which a new security study had found can be the case. Read More >>

This New Wireless Hard Drive Cuts Out Cords and Adds an SD Card Slot

External hard drives are essential; the cords they come with are a pain. And finally, after watching its competitors go wireless one by one, Western Digital has joined the party. My Passport Wireless does away with cords, and adds a nifty built-in SD card slot as a nice little bonus. Read More >>

Western Digital Crams Two-Disk RAID Into Portable Thunderbolt Drive

The new MyPassport Pro from Western Digital is the world's first bus-powered portable hard drive to offer two disks with RAID capability for blazing fast, grab-and-go storage. Read More >>

Helium-Filled Hard Disks: Less Drag, More Storage

Western Digital is planning to launch a range of helium-filled hard drives. Not to make them lighter or higher-pitched, though: with a density one-seventh that of air, the gas reduces internal drag, in turn boosting performance. Read More >>

Of Course You Need a 2TB 10,000RPM Hard Drive with Two Thunderbolt Ports

The cloud's great, but sometimes you still need fast, humongous local storage. How fast and humongous? How about, say, 2TB at 10,000RPM with TWO Thunderbolt ports. Read More >>

Western Digital My Book Thunderbolt Duo Lightning Review: A Giant Gorilla

Western Digital's inevitable Thunderbolt offering is missing solid state guts—and that hurts it a lot. But what it lacks in speed, it makes up for in capacity. It is an enormous vault, with more space than most humans will ever need. Read More >>

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Western Digital My Net N900 HD Lightning Review: A Router You Might Actually Get Excited Over

What if a router could make sure streaming movies and online games always get the bulk of your bandwidth, even if everyone else in your house is downloading a zillion porn movies? That's exactly what hard drive kingpin Western Digital claims to have done with its first router, the My Net N900 HD. Read More >>

The Western Digital TV Live Is Your iPlayer and Netflix Streaming-On-the-Cheap Deal of the Day

Remember when we all used to sit around the TV together as a family and there was only three channels, and they broadcasted the programmes so quietly that we all had to take turns holding the ear trumpet? Read More >>

Hard Disk Production Kick-Started Again After WD Thai Factory Dries Out

Good news for anyone looking to buying a hard drive or computer in the next year or so -- Western Digital has partially restored production at one of its manufacturing plants in Thailand, and expects to have all the water pumped out of a second within 10 days. Read More >>

1.5TB Western Digital Drive Is Your Raincloudy Deal of the Day

Cloud storage is all the rage these days, but do any of us know what we’re actually doing when we blindly send our data up into the cloudosphere, or whatever the hell they call it? Read More >>

Western Digital’s HD Factory “Submerged” by Thai Flooding

One of the world's largest hard drive makers has emerged as another victim of the floods that've hit Thailand, with WD reporting that one of its Thai plants has been "inundated" by water and some equipment is currently underwater. Read More >>