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Topic: storage

Review: Samsung T7 Touch SSD builds upon the T5 in every way

01/21/2020, 10:01 am

Samsung's T-lineup portable media has been increasingly popular over the years. Most recently, the T5 has been the go-to choice for those who need reliable, compact, fast portable storage. The T7 Touch builds on that, improving in nearly every way possible.

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What macOS Catalina's 'Relocated Items' are, and how to delete them

01/19/2020, 12:01 pm

There are files taking up space on your Mac that, since updating to macOS Catalina, you simply can't use. Here's why you've got them and when they should be deleted.

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How to declutter your Mac using only the tools in macOS

01/17/2020, 10:01 am

You are running out of storage space and you can't even see why, but right there in macOS Catalina are the tools to show you what's taking up all that room -- and help you do something about it.

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CES 2020: Best of hard drives and SSDs

01/08/2020, 07:01 am

Mac users who handle large files on a regular basis have the need to upgrade the amount of storage available to them over time. At CES 2020, many manufacturers offered drives and enclosures to help those with lofty storage requirements.

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CES 2020: Best of hardware, peripherals, and Mac accessories

01/07/2020, 02:01 pm

If your Mac needs a bit of a boost, there are ways to add features without resorting to buying a whole new desktop or notebook. AppleInsider lists some of the bigger upgrades for your Mac launched at this year's CES.

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OWC Accelsior 4M2 offers 8TB 6GB/s storage upgrades for Mac Pro

12/20/2019, 08:12 am

Mac upgrade specialist OWC has launched the Accelsior 4M2, a PCIe M.2 NVMe SSD that is capable of transfers of over 6 gigabytes per second in RAID 0 configurations, one that is aimed primarily at Mac Pro owners seeking to add more high-speed storage to their workstation.

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Mac Pro now available with $2600 8TB SSD option

12/19/2019, 03:12 pm

Following its initial launch without the option, Apple has updated the ordering page for the modular Mac Pro with a new storage capacity, with customers now able to configure a version with up to 8 terabytes of built-in storage.

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Review: Seagate Backup Plus Portable isn't fancy, but will get the job done

11/10/2019, 09:11 am

As we move into an area with higher resolution photos and 4K video, storage is more important than ever. We check out the 2019 Seagate Backup Plus Portable external HDD to see if it is up to everyday tasking in the home or office.

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Review: The new CalDigit Tuff Nano is a tiny beast of an SSD

10/31/2019, 06:10 pm

Accessory maker CalDigit is out with their latest -- and smallest -- storage option yet. The Tuff Nano is a rugged, portable SSD that fits a variety of applications.

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Samsung T5 Review: Two years after release, it's still a great portable SSD for Mac or iPad

10/25/2019, 07:10 am

The Samsung T5 portable SSD isn't a new release, but is still a great compact drive that pairs very well not only with a Mac, but with an iPad Pro as well.

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LaCie launches new Thunderbolt 3 and USB-C Rugged SSDs

09/10/2019, 10:09 am

LaCie has just released three new rugged SSDs to take advantage of new faster drives and Thunderbolt 3 -- the Rugged SSD Pro, Rugged SSD, and Rugged Boss SSD -- with professionals in mind.

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Western Digital updates My Passport for Mac with up to 5TB of USB-C storage

09/04/2019, 05:09 am

Western Digital has updated its popular My Passport for Mac drives with a new 5TB model and new colors to complement the fresh design.

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Review: G-Drive ArmorATD is a rugged drive with some style

08/30/2019, 01:08 pm

The rugged G-Drive ArmorATD from G-Technology is a great looking external USB-C drive that can withstand the elements.

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You need a backup plan before you move to macOS Catalina

07/20/2019, 10:07 am

You need a backup plan, and it's prudent to implement one before a major update like macOS Catalina. Here's how and when to choose between Apple's Time Machine and third-party options including online backup services.

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How to cope with just 128GB of SSD storage on your Mac mini or MacBook

07/15/2019, 11:07 am

Only Apple recommends buying its Macs with 128GB of SSD storage, because only Apple is trying to hit a price point. Everyone else -- including us -- will tell you that you need more, but nobody really tells you why. Here's why small SSDs are a problem, and what you can do.

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Review: Synology DS419slim is a versatile NAS in a compact size

06/21/2019, 12:06 pm

Synology has released a new network attached storage device -- the DS419slim. With its compact size and big performance, it is a great all-around NAS for the beginner or pro.

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Review: SecureData SecureDrive BT SSD can be unlocked by Face ID

06/17/2019, 02:06 pm

The SecureData SecureDrive BT portable SSD offers encrypted storage of data within a slimline device, secured via a companion app for iPhone that can unlock the drive using Face ID or Touch ID instead of entering a passcode, or for enterprise users there are extra options to enhance the security by location and even time of day.

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Huawei tossed from SD Association, Wi-Fi Alliance, RAM spec group

05/24/2019, 01:05 pm

Compounding Huawei's woes, the Chinese company has been removed not just from the Wi-Fi Alliance, and RAM spec controller JEDEC, but also from the SD Association, preventing it from offering official SD/microSD support in future devices.

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Amazon's 1-day storage sale features discounts of up to $420 off, plus $50 off Apple Watch Series 4

04/23/2019, 10:04 am

Whether you're looking for a portable USB-C drive to travel with your MacBook Pro, or you need a significant amount of space to run alongside your iMac 5K, Amazon's flash storage sale offers discounts of up to 60% off models from SanDisk and Western Digital. Apple Watch Series 4 styles are also eligible for a bonus coupon, delivering the lowest prices available.

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Review: The G-Tech Mobile Pro SSD is nearly as fast as the storage in your 15-inch MacBook Pro

04/19/2019, 12:04 pm

There are endless options when it comes to external storage, but getting the right one for you can be a tough task. If you're looking for a quick, on-the-go SSD, the G-Technology Mobile Pro SSD may be perfectly suited.

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