Hardware

Secure Data SecureDrive KP 1TB Encrypted Portable SSD Review – FIPS 140-2 Level 3 Certified

We have reviewed several security-positioned portable SSDs over the years and one of the most common things we get is that companies are awaiting their FIPS certification.  This doesn’t speak negative to the product being reviewed whatsoever but, when we get a truly certified product in hand, it is nice.  Today, we are looking at the Secure Data SecureDrive KP …

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Samsung Pro Plus microSDXC Card and Card Reader Review

Samsung has recently introduced a new card in their flash lineup which should be a very comfortable entry into the media world.  It is the Samsung Pro Plus microSDXC and it is available in 128, 256 and 512GB capacities with and without the included card reader. This card also comes with a 10-year warranty. Its performance specs are rather impressive …

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SMI Samples First SD Express Memory Card with SMI SM2708 Controller – Benched at 900MB/s

It hasn’t been that long now since the introduction of CF Express Type B cards have pushed storage performance to 1750MB/s in the media industry. Media professionals understand that storage speeds are everything; the key thought being that continuous video or photography can only be accomplished with high speed storage concurrent to their activity.  Any DSLR owner knows EXACTLY what …

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Lexar Play 1TB microSD Card Review

A decade ago, there wasn’t a person around that would have believed we might ever need 1TB as storage in a typical smartphone, camera or consumer-driven media device…but times have changed.  We might never have expected 4K to be the norm for smartphone video but today there are those that will record in 8K.  And pictures, yesterday’s DSLR family could …

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