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Western Digital My Passport Wireless SSD Review (2TB)

As a ‘somewhat’ professional photographer, I am pretty sure that my fear of loss of my work is front and center when it comes to those important camera shoots.  For most, relying on trust of a single SD or flash card until you can get to a laptop is all too common.  Anyone who takes pictures with any frequency can …

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Western Digital Displays New WD and SanDisk Products — CES 2018 Update

Western Digital is utilizing CES 2018 to announce several new products, under both the WD and SanDisk brands.  These new solutions help consumers to gather, share, preserve and access their files, photos and videos.  Today’s data-driven life includes rich content from drones, action cameras, smartphones and even VR headsets. The first announcement is of the SanDisk Ultra Fit 256GB USB …

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Western Digital Announces HGST Ultrastar SS300 – Their Highest-Performing SAS SSD to Date

Western Digital is announcing the HGST-branded Ultrastar SS300 SAS SSD, which is their highest-performing SAS SSD to date.  The Ultrastar SS300 has been developed in conjunction with Intel, providing best-in-class random performance, with random read speeds of up to 400,000 IOPS and random write speeds of up to 200,000 IOPS. The SS300 represents the latest addition to the popular Ultrastar …

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Intel Optane Memory Review – 1.4GB/s Speed & 300K IOPS for $44

Intel Optane Memory is Intel’ first phase in release of their Optane flash technology line that Intel hopes might revolutionize the flash industry.  At its most basic level, it is SSD storage that caches your hard drive with performance speeds up to 1.4GB/s, a speed that has yet to be seen for this type of storage in the industry.  The term ‘Optane’ is …

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Western Digital’s SanDisk Announces a Pair of 256GB External Storage Devices for iPhone and iPad

SanDisk, now part of Western Digital, is announcing a pair of new external storage devices to expand the storage capacity of consumers’ iPhones and iPads.  The iXpand Flash Drive offers up to 256GB of additional storage for easily moving photos and videos between their iPhone, iPad, and Mac or PC.  It features a flexible lightning connector and a USB 3.0 …

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Western Digital Announces SanDisk Skyhawk NVMe-compatible PCIe SSD – Up To 3.84TB Capacity

Western Digital is announcing the SanDisk Skyhawk NVMe-compatible PCIe SSD, their first NVMe-compliant enterprise SSD.  The Skyhawk is optimized to be an ideal balance of consistently fast performance, Quality of Service (QoS), and cost-to-performance value.  The Skyhawk PCIe SSD is geared toward large, unstructured data center workloads in cloud environments. Cloud storage solutions require faster response times and higher throughput, …

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Toshiba To Spin Off NAND Flash Production — Possible Investment by WD?

Confirming rumors making the rounds, Toshiba has announced that they will spin off the NAND production portion of their business.  At the same time, they will be selling off a 20% minority interest in the spun-off business. Toshiba would be generating a significant boost to their liquidity, while retaining majority control of their most profitable business. Specifics have not yet …

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Toshiba Building New Fab Facility at Yokkaichi (Japan) to Expand 3D Flash Memory Production Capacity

Toshiba is announcing their outline schedule for constructing a new state-of-the-art fabrication facility at their Yakkaichi Operations in Mie, Japan.  The new fab will be geared toward expanding production of Toshiba’s proprietary 3D Flash memory, also known as BiCS FLASH™. Toshiba had announced their intention to build a new BiCS FLASH™ facility back in March of this year, and they …

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G-Technology Announces G-DRIVE Slim SSD USB-C — Their First Solid State Portable Drive

G-Technology, a Western Digital brand, is announcing the G-DRIVE slim SSD USB-C, which expands their G-DRIVE lineup to include their first solid-state portable drive.  This new drive provides faster data transfer speeds via USB-C connectivity, and is an excellent option for expanded external storage for the latest next-generation computing devices, such as the MacBook and Apple’s all-new MacBook Pro, a …

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