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SanDisk cruises in with a new flash drive, but USB 3 is MIA

Remember when you needed to rely on floppy disks? Most of those memories have been pushed to the backs of our heads, and we’re now more reliant on the much bigger and more useful flash drives, and if you needed another reason to get a new one, SanDisk hopes to convince you of, well, U....

Imation imagines a USB thumb drive that works with phones

As technology owners, we tend to carry so much data with us, but while most of us have at least one USB stick loaded with data that sits on our keychain or in our luggage, it can only be accessed with a computer. Wouldn’t it be great if your smartphone could look at the stick?...

SanDisk rocks your PC with thin and sparkly USB sticks

Computers may be gradually ditching the optical drive, but the USB flash drive looks here to stay. We all have at least one USB stick, and now SanDisk is trying to give you a reason to upgrade, with a few new choices that offer size, speed, or even a nice dose of personality....

What is USB 3.0 and why you’ll see more of it

This week, Lexar showed us a whole bunch of products, most of which culminated around the concept of USB 3.0. While everyone knows that USB appears in most parts of their lives – phones, media players, keyboards and mice – the third iteration promises to bring more to the table....

Hitachi brings 4TB to desktops for under $400

These days, we all have lots of data, so much that it can make backing up a major hassle. Hitachi hopes to change that, however, with a new hard drive that arrives with more terabytes than you'll know what to do with....