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Samsung's 16TB SSD Is Now An Actual Thing People Can Buy

Last year, Samsung made the rest of the world feel mighy inadequate by announcing a world-record 16TB SSD. Turns out that was more than just talk — Samsung is shipping drives to (very wealthy) customers today.

Good-Bye Hard Drives, SSDs Are Getting Cheaper

Solid-state drives are superior to hard drives in every way but one: they’re faster, lighter, and less fragile, but they’re also more expensive. The last one has been the only thing keeping HDDs alive, and that thread appears to be getting thinner by the day.

Intel and Micron Team Up To Announce Revolutionary New Memory Technology

Dubbed 3D Xpoint, the new tech promises to be up to 1000 times faster than current NAND used in SSDs. It’s not just some pie in the sky might be invention — it’s slated to go on sale in 2016.

Western Digital Has An Unlimited Personal Cloud For All Your Stuff

Yesterday, Western Digital unveiled its first My Cloud storage solution for Australian consumers. The WD My Cloud is a personal cloud drive that allows users to remotely access and backup content across all of their devices. It’s essentially a cross between a traditional NAS and a cloud storage service like Dropbox or Google Drive with nearly unlimited storage potential. All data is stored on your own private device with no monthly fees to worry about.

The World's Thinnest 2TB Hard Drive Is A Mere 9.5mm Thick

Just a few months ago we were impressed with Western Digital for cramming an entire terabyte of storage into a mobile hard drive that was just 7mm thick. But now Seagate’s come along to steal WD’s thunder with the ultra-slim 2.5-inch Spinpoint M9T that manages to double that capacity to 2TB inside a drive that’s just 9.5mm thick.

Is The Data On Your SSD Secure?

SSDs are wonderful things that take up next to no space and are incredibly fast to boot. But while most people understand the basics data security on HDDs, the same isn’t necessarily true of solid state storage.

World's Thinnest 1TB Hard Drive: Just 7mm Thick

If you’re in the market for slimline storage, Western Digital has just the hard drive for you: it’s latest offering, WD Blue, crams 1TB into a case that’s just 7mm thick.

SSDs Cost Half As Much As They Did In 2011, So It's Time To Upgrade

While last years Thailand floods saw the cost of hard disk drives skyrocket, the price of solid state drives has been slowly dropping. In fact, since early 2011 prices have dropped on average by 46 per cent.

Seagate Momentus XT Hybrid Drive Review

My computer takes too long to boot up. Around a minute and 18 seconds, to be precise. Which is why I want a solid state drive. But I don’t want to pay ~$US400 for 256GB of storage. Enter Seagate’s Momentus X Hybrid drives, which promise near-SSD speeds, but with giant HDD storage — and not-so-giant prices.

This Delorean Backs Up Your Computer At 88 MPH

This 500 gigabyte Back To The Future Hard Drive is already geekbait on its own, with its 1:18 scale stylings and all. But the thought of combining it with this could potentially cause a spontaneous nerdgasm. [Everything USB via Gearlog]

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