Storage Solutions

by William Min ·Posted
Do you remember the old days when waiting for your computer to boot up meant you had enough time to visit the restroom, get something to eat, and maybe even mow your lawn? Now, with SSDs becoming more readily available, wake-up times for your computer are almost nonexistent. Go from a cold boot to browsing the Web in mere seconds with a M.2 NVMe SSD. But what does that mean? Read on to learn more about commonly used storage terms in this handy glossary. HDD Hard Disk Drive The HDD is typically found in 2.5" or 3.5" form factors. They
by Todd Vorenkamp ·Posted
If you have been around digital things long enough, you know that not all data storage is equal. Although memory cards might look the same, you’ll see a range of prices and specs from card to card. And, when it comes to storing your valuable images, you don’t really want to take chances—you need to trust your brand of memory card. Samsung has released the latest versions of its EVO Plus UHS-I microSDXC memory cards, featuring more storage and more speed than the previous EVO lineup.
by Todd Vorenkamp ·Posted
In the world of modern photography, it is exceedingly rare to come across a company like Delkin Devices—a USA-based firm that designs and manufactures its entire line of memory cards, SSD media storage,
by Todd Vorenkamp ·Posted
ProGrade has rolled out the latest CFexpress card from its factory. The ProGrade Digital 160GB CFexpress Type A Cobalt Memory Card is designed to keep up with today’s super-high-resolution digital cameras by offering 800 MB/s read speeds and sustained write speeds of up to 400 MB/s (VPG 400), designed specifically for digital video capture. The card has a maximum write speed of 700 MB/s.
by Jill Waterman ·Posted
Heading back to school today means starting from a clean slate, with both students and those who shop for them discovering that—in addition to a fresh wardrobe—tools for study, storage, and safety could use a total refresh. There is a lot to consider when adding to a tech-savvy student’s back to school arsenal, and many essential items can get overlooked. We’ve created the short list below to help you shop smart and pinpoint the right tools for your needs. Hi-Tech Writing Implements Yesteryear’s essential supplies of paper notebooks and
by Steven Wong ·Posted
Gamers, creative professionals, and enthusiasts can take their computing experiences to new frontiers with today’s launch of the Crucial P5 Plus PCIe 4.0 Solid-State Drives. Available in 500GB, 1TB, and 2TB capacities, these M.2 2280 NVMe drives help to crush load times by combining Crucial's Micron Advanced 3D NAND controller with the PCIe 4.0 x4 interface, reaching sequential read speeds of up to 6600 MB/s and 5000 MB/s write speeds (
by Todd Vorenkamp ·Posted
Multimedia storage professionals for more than 25 years, Wise Advanced has created new CFexpress memory cards that keep pace with the high-capacity and high-speed demands of today’s 8K workflow videographers, as well as the blistering frame rates of still photography shooters. The company’s latest card, the Wise Advanced 2TB CFX-B Series CFexpress
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted
“I solemnly swear to back up my important documents and precious memories on March 31.” That is the pledge for World Backup Day, an organization whose goal is to make sure your personal data is safe. It is a noble mission, and B&H would like to do our part to spread the message and help provide some resources so you can start backing up. This page is neither officially supported nor endorsed by World Backup Day. What Would You Do If You Lost Everything? It’s a chilling question
by John-Paul Pale… ·Posted
Whether you need a boost for gaming, a seamless workflow for heavy graphics, or extra power for intensive files, the Samsung 980 PCIe 3.0 x4 M.2 Internal SSD more than fills the bill. Available in capacities of 250GB, 500GB, and 1TB, the 980 is a direct replacement for Samsung’s 970 EVO and features enhancements to improve its
by John-Paul Pale… ·Posted
Modern business and enterprise environments whose day-to-day operations depend not only on working with and storing large amounts of data, but moving that data quickly and safeguarding it, should take note of three new multi-bay NAS offerings from Synology. Be warned, however: Arrays with 12 and 16 bays aren’t for the faint of heart—this is some serious storage we’re talking about. And to help ensure your data can be accessed reliably, Synology has developed two new Enterprise-class hard drives. Read on to find out the specifics. For those who
by Bjorn Petersen ·Posted
With many people moving to working from home indefinitely, there are new hurdles to overcome in terms of efficiency and security, especially regarding file sharing for photographers, videographers, and other content creators in general. Working in an office space or other professional environment often included access to a variety of tools one might take for granted, including secure networks and the ability to share files with people locally with little regard to any potential mishaps. With remote work happening now more than ever, a solid
by John-Paul Pale… ·Posted
The phrase “SD cards” is a blanket term that covers SD, SDHC, and SDXC media. While SD cards aren’t the fastest cards available, they’re still pretty darn fast and are, by far, the most widely used of all the memory card types. Their versatility is a huge advantage, and they will often be seen in any grade camera, ranging from those used by beginners all the way up to flagship models used by the pros. But, beyond just knowing you need an “SD card
by John-Paul Pale… ·Posted
World Backup Day will soon be upon us and with all the tech that’s available, the topic of storage is bound to come up sooner or later. Whether you’re a casual user, a gamer, or a creative content professional creating backups, archiving data, or designing a surveillance system, storage will be one of the key factors in your overall build. However, not all drives are created equal, so read ahead to find out what kind of drive is recommended for your undertaking. Photo and Video Enthusiasts, Creative Content Professionals, and Power Users
by Carroll Moore ·Posted
New from SanDisk, the SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive Luxe brings the double-connector design philosophy of previous Ixpand models to a new generation of Apple devices. Available in 64, 128, and
by John-Paul Pale… ·Posted
If you’ve been hesitant about making the move from an external hard drive to an external solid-state drive, I get it. Not only are hard drives less expensive, but many of them have a 5 Gb/s USB interface, which means you’ll find broad compatibility without having to worry about 10 Gb/s USB or 40 Gb/s Thunderbolt™ 3 connectivity. However, all of that just changed. Enter the WD My Passport SSD USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C Portable SSD,