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Samsung’s new SSD is smaller than an SD card… but way faster

Samsung’s latest solid state drive is super-fast, supporting sequential read speeds up to 1,500 MB/s and write speeds up to 900MB/s. It can also hold a lot of storage: Samsung plans to offer models with up to 512GB of storage. But the new Samsung PM971-NVMe SSD is tiny: it weighs just 1 gram and measures 20mm […]

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Western Digital to acquire SanDisk for $19 billion

Two major storage companies could soon combine forces: Western Digital has announced plans to buy SanDisk in a deal valued at $19 billion. Western Digital is probably best known for producing hard drives, while SanDisk is a major player in the flash storage space. Western Digital says the acquisition will help the company expand its product lineup […]

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SanDisk’s new storage devices include SSDs with USB Type-C connectors

SanDisk is launching several new portable storage products including two portable solid state drives with USB Type-C connectors and a few tiny USB 3.0 flash drives that pack a lot of storage. SanDisk Extreme 900 Portable SSD This portable solid state drive offers transfer speeds up to 850 MB per second and comes with a […]

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Samsung Portable SSD T1 is a tiny, portable solid state drive

Portable storage devices aren’t always the most exciting products… but Samsung’s new Portable SSD T1 actually looks kind of nifty. It’s a business card-sized portable solid state drive which packs up to 1TB of storage space. Samsung also offers 250GB and 500GB models with prices starting at $180. The Portable SSD measure 2.8″ x 2.1″ […]