storage

Why I’m Finally Getting Rid of All My HDDs Forever

Why I’m Finally Getting Rid of All My HDDs Forever

There are a handful of gadget-related sounds that fill my heart with dread, but few are more fear-inducing than the repeated tick-tick-tick of a dying hard disk drive. I’ve been hurt by that sound more than a few times in my life. So this year I finally tasked myself with…

Tape Storage Could Soon Crush Hard Drives With 400TB Capacities

Tape Storage Could Soon Crush Hard Drives With 400TB Capacities

If you’ve got a mountain of digital data to store but don’t necessarily need to access it every day, tape cartridges are the way to go. Twelve terabytes of storage will set you back about $200 these days, but in the coming years, Fujifilm believes it can push the technology…

SanDisk Crammed A Colossal 8 Terabytes Into This Tiny SSD Drive

SanDisk Crammed A Colossal 8 Terabytes Into This Tiny SSD Drive

Falling somewhere between the extreme portability of a USB flash drive and the capacious affordable storage of a traditional hard drive, portable SSDs provide speed, convenience, and durability, but typically top out at around 2TB of storage at the moment. That’s still a lot of storage, but SanDisk has created…