SanDisk denies SSD failures are a hardware issue

Nov 16, 2023
John Aldred

The rising failure of SanDisk (Western Digital) SSDs is not exactly a secret. Earlier this year, users took to Reddit, and several news outlets reported…

Symbols on SD Cards and their meaning

Nov 7, 2023
Sagiv Gilburd

If you were planning on getting yourself a new SD card, you are probably wondering: what on earth all of these numbers and symbols on…

Western Digital issues firmware update for dying SanDisk SSDs

Aug 23, 2023
John Aldred

Western Digital’s been having a bit of a tough time of late with its SanDisk brand. Several of the company’s SanDisk SSDs have been dying…

Stop using SanDisk SSDs or risk losing your data with no warning

Aug 9, 2023
John Aldred

It’s been reported that quite a number of SanDisk SSD users have been suffering complete failures with total data losses recently. Between devices bricking themselves,…

SanDisk adds 512GB and 1TB capacities to its UHS-II V60 SD Card lineup

Jun 12, 2023
John Aldred

SanDisk has expanded the capacities of its Extreme Pro UHS-II V60 SD card lineup. The two new cards are the SanDisk 512GB Extreme Pro UHS-II…

The new super rugged SanDisk Pro-G40 SSDs boast 2700MB/sec read and 1900MB/sec read speeds

Oct 6, 2022
John Aldred

SanDisk has announced their new Pro-G40 SSD. It’s a super fast and super rugged SSD that offers both USB 3.2 Gen 2 and Thunderbolt 3…

SanDisk Professional launches the PRO-BLADE modular and portable SSD ecosystem for creatives

May 9, 2022
John Aldred

Western Digital has today announced the new SanDisk Professional PRO-BLADE modular SSD ecosystem targeted toward creatives. It comprises the PRO-BLADE SSD Mag, available in 1-4TB…

Holiday Gift Guide – Best Photography and Filmmaking Accessories of 2021

Dec 10, 2021
John Aldred

The season of giving is upon us – which becomes immediately obvious whenever you walk into a store and you’re overwhelmed by Whamageddon. If you…

SanDisk kicks off new Professional brand with 4-bay card reader dock and fast CFexpress cards

May 28, 2021
John Aldred

Western Digital, parent company of popular memory card manufacturer SanDisk, has announced a new SanDisk Professional line of “premium storage solutions for content creators and…

2019 DIYP Holiday Gift Guide – Accessories & Gadgets

Dec 16, 2019
John Aldred

All photographers and filmmakers have accessories and doohickies in their bags to help them with their pursuits. And now that we’ve covered cameras, lenses, lights,…