SSD

Two SSD solutions are competing for your dollars on Kickstarter

Jan 8, 2024
Sagiv Gilburd

The Dockcase Pocket ($75) and MagDisk ($109) are two new storage solutions that get massive amounts of backing and support on Kickstarter. Both are light…

OWC ThunderBlade X8 SSD offers 2.95GB/sec speeds and less distracting LEDs

Jan 8, 2024
John Aldred

Other World Computing has announced the new OWC ThunderBlade X8 RAID SSD (buy here). Designed to sit on your desktop next to your computer, it’s…

OWC Express 1M2 portable USB4 SSD gives superfast 3,151MB/sec transfers

Dec 14, 2023
John Aldred

OWC has announced their first SSD conforming to the new USB4 specification. USB4 is the next generation from USB 3.2 and expands its capabilities massively….

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…

Are your SSDs ready for iPhone 15 video? OWC’s new free app will tell you

Nov 3, 2023
John Aldred

It’s been a couple of months since Apple unveiled the iPhone 15 (buy here), and they’ve not stopped boasting about its video capabilities. Last month,…

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,…

Sharge is a tiny, fast and durable portable SSD for shooting on location

Jun 21, 2023
John Aldred

M.2 NVMe SSDs have been out for long enough now that they’re starting to be replaced. Smaller 512GB and 1TB SSDs are being replaced by…

Toshiba Canvio Slim – Is it still worth getting a USB hard drive in 2023?

May 9, 2023
John Aldred

If there’s one constant as a photographer or filmmaker, you can never have enough storage space. No matter how much storage we already have, we…

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…