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This Is The World's First 6TB 2.5-Inch SSD

If you need masses of storage but like your laptop’s performance super-fast, then this new SSD may scratch your itch. With 6TB of storage, this is the world’s largest capacity 2.5-inch SSD (for now).


Some SSDs Can Lose Data After Just A Few Days In Storage

Solid-state drives outclass hard drives as a storage medium in almost every way: they’re faster, less fragile, and can store more data per square inch. But according to some experts, SSDs suck at long-term storage of information, thanks to one particular problem: temperature.


Blazing Fast SSD Flash Drives Finally Available In Half-Terabyte Capacities

If you don’t mind waiting hours to fill a massive flash drive with files then by all means go and drop a few hundred bucks on a 256GB drive. But if you value your time, you’ll want to seriously consider a compact SSD flash drive instead. They boast sustained transfer speeds topping out at an impressive 433MB/s, and are finally available in larger 480GB capacities.


This Multi-Headed Flash Drive Charges And Syncs All Your Mobile Devices

It’s often the case that when a gadget is over-packed with functionality, usability is sacrificed and it ironically ends up being less useful overall. But the On The Go, which promises to replace your flash drives, portable chargers, and sync cables with a single multi-connector contraption, looks like it’s managed to strike the perfect balance between form, functionality and ease-of-use.


A Slimmed Down Windows 10 Could Make Cheap Tablets Suck Way Less

Windows 10 already seems waaay better than Windows 8. Cortana integration, Spartan browser, a Start Menu — yes please. But how about some more storage space on your tiny solid state drive? Yeah, that sounds nice too.


SanDisk Has The First Flash Drive With A Reversible USB Type-C Connector

Remember those rumours about a 12-inch MacBook that ditched a MagSafe connector and traditional USB ports for a single USB Type-C port? If true, SanDisk’s new Dual USB Drive will be the first flash drive that’s able to connect to that redesigned hardware without an ugly adaptor.


SanDisk Squeezes 200GB Into A Tiny MicroSD Card

Stop for a second and take a look at the fingernail on your baby finger. That’s roughly the size of a microSD card that can now hold a whopping 200GB of data thanks to SanDisk. Remember when USB flash drives with a full gigabyte of storage were mind-blowing? We were so foolish back then.


The Isolated Vault That Could Store Our Data On DNA For Two Million Years 

Inside a permafrost-encrusted mountain below the Arctic circle sits the seed bank that could be humanity’s last hope during a global food crisis. This month, scientists suggested that this unassuming vault is the ideal space for preserving the world’s data on DNA.


SanDisk iXpand Drive For iOS: Australian Review

Picked up a 16GB iPhone or iPad and realised you can’t store much on it? Time to pick up one of the best after-market storage gadgets we’ve seen in recent memory: the Sandisk iXpand Drive for iPhone and iPad.


Gizmodo Australia Reader Review: Synology DiskStation DS215j Home NAS

You could say that Heath James’ technology life is complex. He’s the manager of an IT-centric team within a large organisation and has 14 years project experience. At home, he and his wife have a teenage daughter and two younger children shared on a part-time basis. Heath is also one of two winners in our recent Synology NAS competition and, with the help of his family, took the device through its paces over the Christmas break. This is his in-depth review.


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