Tag "Solid State Drive"

LaCie’s Chromé drive to bring design to solid-state

May 24, 2016

The future of hard drive isn’t with moving parts, but rather with solid-state, like the stuff in memory cards, and if you want something beautifully designed, be prepared to pony up the cash.

Samsung’s tiny SSD gets a little more durable, portable

May 16, 2016

The latest computers are equipped with the latest ports, and one of these is the do-anything USB Type C port, with its reversible and harder to break connector. And now Samsung’s pint-sized external drive will work with it.

Ask GadgetGuy: how to deal with failing backup drives

April 27, 2016

Backups are super critical, but any hard drive can fail. So what do you do when it happens ?

Lexar to take on Samsung, SanDisk with a portable SSD

January 8, 2016

With its two major competitors already in the market with a portable solid state drive, Lexar is using CES as its stage to announce that it too will join the fray.

Samsung updates its external SSD to be bigger, stronger

January 5, 2016

After a pretty successful run with its external super fast and light solid state drive, Samsung is doing a “Bionic Man” with its new drives, making them bigger, stronger, and potentially faster.

Samsung races past with hyper-fast 950 Pro SSDs

September 22, 2015

It stands to reason that the next generation of computers will be better than anything else before, and Samsung wants to be there before anyone else, blowing eyelids off with a fast new drive that runs faster than the blink of an eye.

SanDisk reveals portable SSD with high-speed USB Type-C

September 15, 2015

Samsung’s T1 drive may have set the computing world on fire with its super-fast portable solid state drive, but SanDisk is coming to show them it knows thing or two, producing a drive with twice the speed and capacity of what Samsung’s can do.

Ask GadgetGuy: what’s the difference between HDD and SSD?

June 1, 2015

To most people, the terms “HDD” and “SSD” are just three-letter acronyms, itself an initialism (TLA) that you can use like jargon. But what do these terms really mean for you, and which one delivers better results?

SSD goes portable as Samsung externalises hyper-fast drives

May 7, 2015

Backing up is vitally important, and while many of us don't do it enough, often a lack of speed is the issue. That might be a thing of the past as Samsung finds a way to makes it super-speedy internal drives a reality outside the computer.

Samsung’s SSDs leave the inside of your computer, become external drives

January 7, 2015

We’re seeing a lot of movement in the external hard drive part of the market this year at CES, and it’s probably because data is so important, but if you’re over conventional drives and prefer solid state media, Samsung has something coming for you.

SSDs compete on cost and speed as Samsung and SanDisk chime in

September 15, 2014

Looking to speed up that ageing laptop or desktop of yours with a replaced hard drive? It’s time to consider a solid state drive, with two on the way priced for speed and cost effectiveness.

SanDisk boosts the speed and size of its solid-state solutions

June 25, 2014

Those of you with desktops and laptops that still rely on conventional moving part hard drives have probably eyed a solid-state drive and wondered if its worth making the switch, but if you held off, there may have been a good reason.

WD pairs SSD and HDD for a Fusion-like laptop drive

November 26, 2013

Bigger laptops might soon have the speed of an Ultrabook while still retaining terabytes of storage, thanks to a new development from Western Digital.

Solid: Samsung’s high-speed SSD benchmarked

September 17, 2013

We've mentioned how easy it is to make an old computer speedy and usable again with the help of a solid-state drive, but a new model from Samsung aims to make any compatible machine running faster than any hard drive out there. Does it?

How to refresh an old laptop with a new solid state drive

August 14, 2013

If you need a new computer, but don't have the money to go all out and buy a totally new laptop, it might be worth considering an update that can give that notebook a new lease on life.

Samsung increases SSD upgrades to 1TB

August 13, 2013

If the idea of a thin and light computer excites you, but you can't part with having less than 256GB of storage, a new set of drives from Samsung could make it easy for your current laptop to have your cake and eat it too.

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