Storage

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

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Best external drives for backup, storage, and portability

Whether you're looking for speed, capacity, portability, or all of the above, a USB external hard disk or SSD is a necessary complement to your desktop PC setup.

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Intel announces Optane 800P SSD for the rest of us

Intel's first laptop-focused Optane SSD, the 800P, will ship in 58GB and 118GB capacities, and will be bootable.

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An 8TB external hard drive is $160 right now

Best Buy has discounted Western Digital's 8TB desktop external hard drive once again.

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25% off SanDisk 256GB iXpand Base for iPhone charging and backup - Deal Alert

This handy gadget from SanDisk automatically backs up your iPhone’s photos, videos contacts and more, every time you charge. And its currently discounted 25% on Amazon.

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Best after-Christmas sales: 7 deals worthy of your gift cards

Most of the crazy holiday deals are over, but you can still find a few gems out there if you look around.

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30% off APC 1500VA Compact UPS Battery Backup & Surge Protector

The Back-UPS Pro uninterruptible power supply provides power to your critical devices during an outage, allowing you to continue working or gaming, and stay connected to your network. Ideal for PCs, home office electronics, networking...

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Best Buy is selling an 8TB external hard drive for $140

Right now, Western Digital's 8TB Easystore external drive is just $10 more than its all-time low.

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How to fix a hard disk in Windows using the command prompt

Computerworld Windows expert Preston Gralla walks you through the steps needed to easily repair a corrupted hard disk using the command line or PowerShell.

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QNAP TS-253B review: A short talk with a NAS box

This fast and versatile NAS box will keep you informed with an OLED display and a speaker. Just don't buy it for the 4K video it hypes.

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25% off SanDisk Ultra 32GB microSDHC UHS-I card with Adapter - Deal Alert

At its currently discounted price of $11.19, the 32GB capacity card is actually $0.61 cheaper than the 16GB model. SanDisk has discounts running today on higher capacity cards as well.

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Meem review: Back up iOS devices while they charge with this unique cable

Meem is a Lightning-equipped charging cable with built-in storage to back up contacts, calendars, photos, videos, and documents from three different iOS devices.

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Best Buy is selling a 4TB external hard drive for $70

Best Buy's discount makes this Seagate model one of the cheapest 4TB external drives we've seen.

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WD My Cloud Home Duo review: Super easy to use, but also super slow and short on features

We like that WD is trying to make network attached storage easier, more connected, and cross-device compatible. But this box is incredibly slow writing data, and it's missing a key feature.

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Verbatim USB-C Pocket Card Reader review: A great combination of price and performance

UHS-II speed doesn't have to come at a premium price.

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Best USB-C memory card readers

New MacBook Pros don't have a SD card slot anymore. You'll need an adapter compatible with USB-C.

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Amazon is selling a 2TB WD portable hard drive for $60

Don't need a large hard drive for storage? You're in luck—Amazon and Walmart got into a brief price war, and Amazon's still running its sale.

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New SanDisk microSD card enables an app speed boost for Android users

While the highlight of SanDisk's latest microSD card is it's world-record 400GB capacity, what's overlooked is its improved ability to load and run apps.

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TerraMaster F2-420 NAS review: Storage device hampered by clunky management software

As a basic file server the TerraMaster F2-240 is serviceable, but it lacks the depth, capabilities, and polish you’ll find in other NAS products.

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