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You Probably Don’t Need to Optimise Your SSD Anymore

When solid state drives were first becoming commonplace, most sites (our own included) suggested ways to optimise your SSD. With the exception of very rare cases, this just isn’t necessary any more. Read More >>

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Samsung’s Adorably Tiny SSD Now Wraps 2TB in a Tougher Metal Housing

When first revealed at CES last year, Samsung boasted that its Portable SSD T1, which put a full terabyte of speedy flash-based storage inside a credit card-sized housing, could eventually see capacities of up to 16GB in a few years. That’s not too hard to believe, because exactly one year later, it’s already grown to 2TB. Read More >>

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This Leave-in SD Card Merges With a MacBook’s SSD to Increase Capacity

By now there are countless flash cards designed to sit perfectly inside the MacBook Air’s SD card slot and boost the laptop’s storage as an extra onboard drive. But the TarDisk Pear is the first to actually merge with a MacBook’s SSD, creating a single hybrid drive for easier file management. Read More >>

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Samsung’s Fastest SSD Reads at a Face-Melting 2,500 MBps

Samsung has just launched its latest SSD — and it happens to be the fastest consumer drive it’s ever made, with read speeds of up to 2,500MBps and write speeds as fast as 1,500MBps. That is seriously speedy. Read More >>

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After a Preset Time This SSD Drive Destroys Data for Maximum Privacy

A new type of SSD drive that works like a ticking time bomb for your data. But instead of blowing up, the drive automatically corrupts and destroys stored data after a preset time, ensuring maximum privacy and added security. Read More >>

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This is the World’s First 6TB 2.5-Inch SSD

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

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This 1TB SSD is Adorably Tiny 

A terabyte in your pocket? There are a few options out there, even an absurdly expensive USB drive. But none of them are quite as slick as Samsung's newest portable SSD. And while its tiny little body tops out at 1TB for now, there are bigger sizes coming down the line. Read More >>

security
Self-Destructing SSDs Will Nuke Themselves if You Text Them a Code Word

Losing a laptop full of personal files like family photos is upsetting, but losing a laptop full of private corporate info and trade secrets is instead downright terrifying. So when you absolutely can't risk misplaced data falling into the wrong hands, a GSM-equipped SSD drive that can remotely physically self-destruct guarantees the utmost of security and privacy. Read More >>

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Recycle Your Old microSD Cards Into an SSD Drive

Instead of giving your unwanted memory cards away to your parents, or putting them someplace safe where they'll inevitably get lost, this easy-to-build kit lets you turn a bunch of unused microSD cards into a far more useful SSD drive. Read More >>

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480GB Ultrabook SSDs Will Arrive in 2013

If 256GB just isn't enough for your ultrabook-toting needs, things are set to change. Mushkin has announced what it claims to be the "world's first" 480GB mSTATA SSD — and it will be available in January. Read More >>

science
Insane Blasts of Heat Could Make Flash Memory Live Longer Than Ever

Flash memory is fast, it's stable, but it's not without its flaws. It has a tendency to wear out after too many write-erase cycles, for example. Now there's a way to deal with that problem, and it could lead to self-healing NAND flash memory that could last for much, much longer than the stuff we have now. Read More >>

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At Just 5 Millimetres Thick This Hybrid Drive Is Impossibly Thin

Until SSDs get big and cheap, hybrid disk drives—which combine a traditional high-capacity hard drive with speedy solid state memory—are a great compromise. Particularly now that Singapore's Data Storage Institute has created a 2.5-inch one terabyte hybrid drive that's just 4.98 millimetres thick. Read More >>

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10 Future-Proof Gadgets You’ll Still Love Next Year

When it comes to tech shopping, sometimes it pays to wait for a new-and-improved model. But this Autumn, too much procrastination will turn you into a high-tech Hamlet wondering whether to be or not to be a Galaxy S III owner while your digital Denmark rots. Here are 10 products you can pull the trigger on today, without regretting your decision six months or a year from now when the next big thing arrives. Read More >>

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LaCie Put Thunderbolt on Its Portable, Rugged External SSD, and That’s Awesome

Now this is what we were hoping for from Thunderbolt. LaCie just stuck a Thunderbolt port on its USB 3.0 Rugged series of external drives, meaning it's now a tiny, indestructible speed monster. Read More >>