Western Digital

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…

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,…

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…

All Western Digital My Cloud OS 3 NAS devices vulnerable to major exploits

Jul 3, 2021
John Aldred

Western Digital’s not having a great time lately, huh? After having received reports from users that their Western Digital My Book Live devices were randomly…

Unplug your WD My Book Live right now or you might end up with an expensive brick

Jun 25, 2021
John Aldred

The Western Digital My Book Live NAS products are extremely popular amongst photographers. External storage devices that you can just whack on your network and…

G-Technology’s Rugged storage line offers up to 4TB space and 2.8GB/sec superfast SSDs

Apr 13, 2019
John Aldred

G-Technology has been a trusted name in portable hard drives for a long time. I’ve been using their ev ATC drives myself as my location…

Deal alert: Western Digital Elements 10TB desktop drives are only $159 until the end of today

Feb 27, 2019
John Aldred

Update: If you’ve missed this deal at B&H, then Amazon currently has the 10TB Western Digital Elements for $159.99. B&H currently has the Western Digital 10TB…

WD & SanDisk launch two new portable SSDs for photographers, filmmakers and drone users

Jan 11, 2018
John Aldred

When Western Digital announced the My Passport Wireless Pro in 2016, it was a nice little improvement over the original. But it still wasn’t quite what…

Western Digital are using microwave tech to develop 40TB+ hard drives

Oct 13, 2017
John Aldred

I think I’m going to stop listening to anybody who says that hard drives are dead and SSD is the only future of storage. Don’t…