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Expert coverages of storage, memory, network-attached storage, hard drives, backup, and more.

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Intel Optane

Intel's Optane: What users can expect in PCs and when it will ship

Intel is known for cranking up PC speeds to new highs, and now it's doing the same for storage with Optane.

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Samsung expects big profit despite Note7 crisis

The financial impact of the Note7 recall seems to be largely behind Samsung Electronics, which on Friday forecast that its profit has grown year-on-year by close to 50 percent in the fourth quarter.

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SanDisk’s new thumb drive can transfer a 4K movie in under 15 seconds

SanDisk today announced its fastest USB thumb drive, which approaches internal SSD drive speeds with up to 420MBps data transfer rates.

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Kingston will release massive 2TB thumb drive

Kingston has announced what is likely the highest-capacity USB thumb drive available today, a 2TB model in a shock-resistant, zinc-alloy metal casing.

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Seagate works with DJI to create new type of storage for drones

Drones can generate a lot of data when in flight and, especially when collecting video, need a lot of on-board storage.

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Intel unveils its Optane hyperfast memory

Intel said it would ship its Optane memory, also known as 3D XPoint, in 16GB and 32GB M.2 memory expansion cards in the second quarter this year.

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Lenovo's ThinkPad T570 will have Intel's superfast Optane storage

Lenovo's ThinkPad T570 is a loaded laptop oozing with whizbang technologies, but Intel's secretive Optane memory stands out.

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27% off Seagate Expansion 4TB Desktop External Hard Drive USB 3.0

Instantly add space for more files, consolidate all of your files to a single location, or free up space on your computer's internal drive to help improve performance.

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53% off Inateck USB 3.0 Dual-Bay Hard Drive Cloning Station - Deal Alert

Need occasional access to bare drives or full backup to external bare drives? Want to clone your hard drive to SSD? This Super Speed USB 3.0 Hard Drive Docking Station is an ideal solution for you to enjoy your videos, photos, music...

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The future is now: 2016's most powerful, portentous PC hardware

From the birth of virtual reality to the rise of revolutionary graphics cards, this was the most powerful, noteworthy PC hardware released in 2016.

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3D NAND set to dominate SSDs, kill off traditional flash

The pace at which the storage industry is adopting denser and faster 3D NAND has quickened; it is expected to exceed 30% of flash bit shipments by the end of 2016.

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There's Still Time! Go Here For Last Minute Deals That Will Ship Fast - Deal Alert

Amazon ships fast, so head to their "last minute deals" page and pick yourself some winners right now, before the 2-day shipping window closes for good.

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OWC Drive Dock with USB 3.1 Gen 1 review: High performance—with the right Mac

Allows two bare internal drives up to 10TB in size to be mounted on Mac or PC without cases from a single cable.

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The security gift guide

Give the gift of security, so people will give you the gift of not asking for help and advice.

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WD will make a record-breaking 14TB hard drive available next year

Western Digital has developed a monstrous 14TB hard drive that is now shipping for testing to customers.

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21% off Seagate Expansion 1TB Portable External Hard Drive USB 3.0 - Deal Alert

With no software to install, the Expansion Portable drive is ready to use immediately. Simply attach the USB cable to your computer and you're ready to start sending files.

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Intel's silence on Optane SSDs raises questions about launch and focus

There's a lot of excitement about Intel's superfast Optane SSDs, but products won't be on shelves this year as the chipmaker had earlier promised.

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40% off Corsair Waterproof Shockproof 256GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive - Deal Alert

This USB 3.0 flash drive is designed to keep your files safe. The anodized, aircraft-grade aluminum housing is waterproof to 200 meters, vibration-resistant, and shock-resistant. USB 3.0 means read speeds up to four times faster than...

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