Western Digital’s SanDisk brand today unveiled a prototype flash drive, which it says is the world’s highest capacity USB drive featuring total of 4TB of storage.
Equipped with a USB-C connector, the flash drive is a prototype and thus it’s not yet for sale. A 4TB USB-sized flash drive would be prohibitively expensive as even 2TB flash drives cost upwards of $1,000, but it does demonstrate advances in storage technology.
SanDisk is also launching new portable SSDs and a new SanDisk Flashback service for cloud backups. The SanDisk Extreme Pro Portable SSD is designed to offer 1GB/s transfer speeds and it features IP55-rated durability. Set to [...]
LumaForge today announced that its Jellyfish shared storage solutions are now available for purchase from Apple’s online business store, with ultra-high capacities up to 200TB at ultra-high prices of up to $50,000 in the United States.
Jellyfish servers enable video production teams working on Macs to collaborate throughout the content creation process. Designed by professional filmmakers, editors, and colorists, LumaForge says the Jellyfish is compatible with major pro video and audio apps like Final Cut Pro X, Premiere Pro, and DaVinci Resolve.
There are three shared storage solutions:Jellyfish Mobile – 32TB for $11,995.95 or 80TB for [...]
The repair experts at iFixit have completed their teardown of the new Mac mini, providing a look inside the portable desktop computer.
Disassembly of the new Mac mini remains fairly straightforward. iFixit popped off the plastic bottom cover with its opening tool and then used a Torx screwdriver to unfasten the familiar antenna plate underneath.
With access to the inside, iFixit then unscrewed the fan and popped out the logic board with some old-fashioned thumb pressing. While the RAM in the previous-gen Mac mini from 2014 was soldered to the logic board, the new Mac mini has user-upgradeable RAM, as discovered earlier this week.
As seen in older iMacs, [...]
LaCie, Seagate’s premium brand, today announced the launch of the new LaCie Portable SSD, a palm-sized storage device with up to 2TB of storage space.
The new Portable SSD is one of LaCie’s smallest and lightest SSD options, with the 1TB model measuring in at about three and a half inches long and just under three inches wide. It’s pocketable at about 1/4 of an inch thick, and it easily fits into a bag or backpack without taking up much space.
LaCie says this drive is suitable for on-the-go use with drop resistance of up to two meters. We dropped it a few times from a two-meter height onto wood flooring to test LaCie’s claim, and the SSD [...]