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How to pick the right microSD card for the Nintendo Switch

How to pick the right microSD card for the Nintendo Switch The benefit of cartridges is that you won’t need to install them directly on the system.More: Nintendo’s Switch is one console you can take everywhere — here’s what you need to know Thankfully, the Switch has a microSD card reader that allows you expand on-board storage.

Kingston’s “world’s largest” flash drive comes with a rather large price tag

Kingston’s “world’s largest” flash drive comes with a rather large price tag That is because the new model provides storage capacities of up to 2TB, depending on the unit.It’s sold as the DataTraveler Ultimate GT (short for generation terabyte) and connects via a USB 3.

Amazon's AWS S3 suffers failure - Slack, Medium and Quora all affected

Amazon's AWS S3 suffers failure - Slack, Medium and Quora all affected AWS tweeted three hours ago, explaining that S3 ‘is experience high error rates’ and that they were working hard on recovering.The outage appeared to have begun around 12:35 pm ET, according to Catchpoint Systems, a digital experience monitoring company.

2TB Kingston Flash Drive Costs A Month's Rent in NYC

2TB Kingston Flash Drive Costs A Month's Rent in NYC What do Mary Poppins’ magic satchel, Hermione Granger’s beaded handbag, and Kingston Digital’s DataTraveler Ultimate GT USB flash drive have in common?The DataTraveler Ultimate Generation Terabyte (DTUGT) debuted at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show in January, promising up to 2TB of storage.

Microsoft starts to limit ‘unlimited’ OneDrive storage packages

Microsoft starts to limit ‘unlimited’ OneDrive storage packages The promised culling of Microsoft’s OneDrive unlimited storage accounts has begun.No longer will a minority of users be able to “abuse” Microsoft’s top-tier cloud storage solutions to store tens of terabytes of data.

Researchers increase the storage capacity of DNA to 214 petabytes per gram

Researchers increase the storage capacity of DNA to 214 petabytes per gram Now a pair of researchers from Columbia University and the New York Genome Center have developed a process for storing 214 petabytes of data per gram of DNA.It’s data storage just like what we do with hard drives, but with much higher potential density.

Nintendo: Switch save data cannot be transferred to a MicroSD card

Nintendo: Switch save data cannot be transferred to a MicroSD card If you own a Nintendo Switch, be very careful not to break or lose it.More: Nintendo’s Switch is one console you can take everywhere — here’s what you need to know The Data Management FAQ was updated by Nintendo to detail how game save data storage works.

Prepare For the PS4's Imminent Update With a Great Price on an External Hard Drive

Prepare For the PS4's Imminent Update With a Great Price on an External Hard Drive The PS4's new firmware update drops tomorrow, which means everyone will finally be able to start storing their games on external hard drives.If you still haven’t picked one up, Toshiba’s Canvio Connect 2TB is currently down to its lowest price of the year.

IBM Research figured out how to store 1 bit of data on a single magnetic atom

IBM Research figured out how to store 1 bit of data on a single magnetic atom While many may ask what would be the point, consider that hard drives rely on magnetism to store data on their spinning discs.These drives are capable of using around 100,000 atoms to store a single bit of data.

Twitter for iPhone now lets you easily grab back some storage space

Twitter for iPhone now lets you easily grab back some storage space This isn’t particularly helpful if you’re using a 16GB iPhone, or if you simply don’t have much space left whatever iPhone you’re using.Thankfully, help is at hand via the latest Twitter update, which lets you easily clear the app’s cached data and reclaim some possibly precious storage space.

Everspin unveils MRAM SSDs aimed at the storage accelerator market

Everspin unveils MRAM SSDs aimed at the storage accelerator market Intel and its 3D XPoint memory have dominated recent headlines on NAND flash alternatives, but they’ve never been the only game in town.In theory, as we’ve discussed before, MRAM could represent a so-called ‘Holy Grail’ — a non-volatile memory solution that is lower power than DRAM while offering improved performance.

Store 4TB of Files or Console Games For $110, No Power Cord Required

Store 4TB of Files or Console Games For $110, No Power Cord Required Until fairly recently, external hard drives over 2TB required an extra power cord, but not so with this ultra-portable 4TB WD My Passport, now marked down to an all-time low $110.That makes it easy to toss in a bag to take anywhere, and it would also be great for storing all of your PS4 and Xbox One games.

This $8 Cable Turns Your Old Hard Drives and SSDs Into External Storage

This $8 Cable Turns Your Old Hard Drives and SSDs Into External Storage If you have any old 2.5" hard drives or SSDs lying around and gathering dust, this $8 cable can turn them into USB external storage.

Samsung’s Z-SSD PCI Express storage device found to have 800GB of storage

Samsung’s Z-SSD PCI Express storage device found to have 800GB of storage During the Cloud Expo Europe convention in London, Samsung showcased an upcoming Z-SSD storage device that fits into a speedy PCI Express 3.Based on hands-on reports from the convention, Samsung will initially offer select customers a Z-SSD unit with only 800GB of storage.

Intel’s Optane DC 4800X blurs the line between RAM and solid state storage

Intel’s Optane DC 4800X blurs the line between RAM and solid state storage We’ve been hearing about Intel’s new Optane storage technology for quite some time, and the included support on Intel’s Seventh Generation Core processor line was all the confirmation we needed it was right around the corner.In a few words, Optane sits somewhere between RAM and a high-end SSD in terms of read, write, and latency.

Intel launches its first Optane SSD, the DC P4800X

Intel launches its first Optane SSD, the DC P4800X Roughly 18 months ago, Intel and Micron announced they had developed a new type of memory they dubbed 3DXPoint.Today, Intel is launching its first Optane SSD, the DC P4800X.

Apple finally realizes 16GB of storage on the iPhone SE isn't enough for anything

Apple finally realizes 16GB of storage on the iPhone SE isn't enough for anything Along with announcing all new red iPhones, Apple is also giving the 4-inch iPhone SE a small, but very welcome, upgrade.Starting on March 24, the iPhone SE will be available with twice as much storage as before: 32GB ($399 unlocked) and 128GB ($499 unlocked).

This hidden Twitter setting will free up precious space on your iPhone

This hidden Twitter setting will free up precious space on your iPhone Besides deleting a whole bunch of stuff and using weird weird tricks to free up storage, there's now another easy way to get back precious digital space.The latest version of the Twitter iPhone app includes settings to delete cached "media storage" and "web storage" files.

Adata’s XPG SD700X is an external SSD for gamers that’s both rugged and fast

Adata’s XPG SD700X is an external SSD for gamers that’s both rugged and fast More: Micron stacks memory with 3D NAND technology for mobile, increasing capacity Adata is using 3D NAND in the XPG SD700X, which offers some advantages over older 2D NAND.Thus, Adata’s newest external drive offers up enhanced performance and reduce power consumption in a relatively small package.