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Save Big On Select RAM and Flash Storage Products, Today Only on Amazon

Save Big On Select RAM and Flash Storage Products, Today Only on Amazon Amazon just kicked off a Gold Box deal on select Crucial and Lexar “memory” products, which in this case refers to both flash storage solutions and RAM.Inside, you’ll find a 960GB SSD for just $200, 8GB of RAM for as low as $22, an iOS compatible flash drive, professional grade SD cards, and more.

Intel demos 3D XPoint, showcases Optane’s 2GB/s performance

Intel demos 3D XPoint, showcases Optane’s 2GB/s performance This new memory, 3D XPoint (pronounced “crosspoint”) is a non-volatile memory that Intel is advertising as the first major memory breakthrough in 25 years.Early speculation was that 3D XPoint would be based or at least related-to phase change memory, but Intel has denied that this is the case without specifying the exact details of how Optane actually works.

LaCie announces gargantuan 96TB external hard drive

LaCie announces gargantuan 96TB external hard drive The 12big Thunderbolt 3 offers up to 96TB of storage for the discriminating video editor.It has a hardware RAID controller that can handle RAID 5 and 6.

BackBlaze details new 4U storage pods with a massive 480TB of space

BackBlaze details new 4U storage pods with a massive 480TB of space Today is a big day for BackBlaze as it’s announcing a new version of its 4U rack-mounted storage pods.This makes BackBlaze’s online storage platform more efficient, but you can also buy a Storage Pod 6.

Dropbox Project Infinite: all your files without the hard drive space

Dropbox Project Infinite: all your files without the hard drive space And now it’s even better, because it lets you take your whole Dropbox with you without overstuffing your hard drive.They call their digital wizardry Project Infinite, and it’s like a hybrid of the old Dropbox desktop app and their mobile apps.

Chrome OS gets an experimental storage manager in dev channel update

Google’s Chrome OS launched almost exactly five years ago, and it’s come a long way since then.The latest dev release is v53, and it is here that Google has included a secret storage manager interface.

Western Digital launches new SanDisk 256GB microSDXC memory cards

Western Digital launches new SanDisk 256GB microSDXC memory cards Western Digital subsidiary SanDisk announced two new microSDXC cards today, both of which can hold up to 256GB of data.The 256GB SanDisk Extreme microSDXC UHS-1 card is billed as being the fastest microSDXC card in its class, while the 256GB SanDisk Ultra microSDXC UHS-1 card, Premium Edition is supposedly “the first 256GB card optimized for mainstream consumers.

Samsung announces UFS cards, the super-fast successor to microSD

Samsung announces UFS cards, the super-fast successor to microSD Whereas even the fastest microSD cards struggle to keep up with new USB specifications, UFS cards are as speedy as a desktop SSD.Well, there’s a drawback: UFS cards have different contacts and aren’t backward compatible with microSD slots.

Samsung introduces 4TB SSD for a cool $1,500

Samsung introduces 4TB SSD for a cool $1,500 Samsung’s new 4TB SSD is a $1,500 solid state drive that aims to replace your HDD altogether, provided you’ve got four figures to drop on a storage medium in the first place.With SSD prices continuing to fall year-on-year thanks to 3D stacked NAND, why bother buying a hard drive at all?

Seagate revives Barracuda name, launches multiple 10TB hard drives for consumer, professional product lines

Seagate revives Barracuda name, launches multiple 10TB hard drives for consumer, professional product lines 5-inch form factors, while BarraCuda Pro drives are 3.The difference between the BarraCuda and BarraCuda Pro is their workload rate limits (yearly), warranty period, and sustained transfer rates.

Data stored at the atomic level with super-high density

Data stored at the atomic level with super-high density Researchers from Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands have devised a way to store data on the atomic scale by manipulating single atoms.The density of the proof-of-concept atomic storage created for the study is 500 terabytes per square inch.

Hard drive sounds used to steal data from air-gapped computers

Hard drive sounds used to steal data from air-gapped computers However, a number of interesting theoretical exploits have been found that could still pull data from an air-gapped system.Some researchers have even used case fan noise to get data from an air-gapped computer.

Samsung unveils next-generation 960 Pro, 960 Evo M.2 drives, with blistering speeds, up to 2TB capacity

Samsung unveils next-generation 960 Pro, 960 Evo M.2 drives, with blistering speeds, up to 2TB capacity The Korean company is also launching the 960 EVO — and like its previous EVO drives, this one is based on TLC NAND.The 950 Pro relied on Samsung’s 32-layer NAND, while the 960 Pro is based on a denser, 48-layer NAND variant.

First Intel Optane hardware could be coming to consumer desktops

First Intel Optane hardware could be coming to consumer desktops Ever since Intel announced its 3D XPoint storage (brand name: Optane), there’s been interest from the enthusiast market.Micron expects its version of 3D XPoint, dubbed QuantX, to sell for about half the price of DRAM, but 4-5x more than NAND flash.

iPhone 7 storage tests show higher-end models are significantly faster than the 32GB version

iPhone 7 storage tests show higher-end models are significantly faster than the 32GB version According to Unbox Therapy’s Lew Hilsenteger, there’s an up to 8x speed difference between the 32GB and 256GB Apple iPhone 7 in speed tests.The iPhone 7 32GB needs 3 minutes, 40 seconds for the same job.

Spotify may be killing your SSD

Spotify may be killing your SSD If you use Spotify and its music streaming service you may want to reconsider, at least for now.While you wouldn’t think a single music app could possibly write enough data to cause hardware problems for a solid state product, the figures may surprise you.

Who makes the most reliable hard drives?

Who makes the most reliable hard drives? For the last few years, Backblaze has released quarterly reports on its hard drive reliability and replacement rates.Over the last three months, Backblaze has swapped out 3,500 2TB HGST and Western Digital hard drives for 2,400 Seagate 8GB drives.

New 'App Class' SD cards will offer guaranteed performance for mobile applications

New 'App Class' SD cards will offer guaranteed performance for mobile applications The SD Association has announced a new performance standard for SD cards aimed at improving customer experiences and delivering more consistent performance metrics.The new performance information has become necessary because of Android’s new “Adoptable Storage” capability, which was introduced just over a year ago with the debut of Marshmallow.