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SanDisk Intros Larger Flash Drive, Wireless Stick

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SanDisk Intros Larger Flash Drive, Wireless Stick

Western Digital announces 256GB versions of the SanDisk iXpand flash drive and Connect Wireless Stick at MWC 2017, providing iDevices users with larger external storage options.

“As people continue to capture more photos and videos on their iPhones, some eventually want to move them to another storage device or back up their valuable digital content,” the company says. “Our goal is to keep up with these evolving technologies by offering mobile storage solutions that help ensure consumers can capture those perfect moments without having to worry. With these incredible new capacities, we are delivering on that goal by helping users save, share, backup and transfer content without storage limitations.”

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Sony Claims Fastest SD Card

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Sony Claims Fastest SD Card

According to Sony the SF-G UHS-II SD card is the fastest yet, with read/write speeds reaching 300MB/s and 299MB/s respectively, making it perfect for photographers and videographers.

"The quick write speed supports maximum performance of digital imaging devices, contributing to longer continuous shooting of high-resolution images with UHS-II supporting cameras," the company says. "It also contributes to a shorter buffer clearing time so users never miss a critical moment."

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Kingston Claims Largest USB Flash Drive

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Kingston Claims Largest USB Flash Drive

Kingston Digital announces what it claims is the largest USB flash drive available-- the DataTraveler Ultimate Generation Terabyte (GT), a portable device offering up to 2TB of storage.

Revealed at CES 2017, the DataTraveler Ultimate GT uses USB 3.1 (as opposed to the latest USB-C standard) and comes inside zinc-alloy casing for extra protection. According to the company the 2TB option can store up to 70 hours of 4K video, not to mention any number of regular files, within a fairly small form factor.

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SD Association Marks Card App Performance

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SD Association Marks Card App Performance

The SD Association makes it easier for customers to buy the right SD memory card with the App Performance Class symbol-- a logo marking whether an SD card is able to run applications as well as store data.

According to the organisation, SD Specification 5.1 establishes the Application Performance Class, or the technical and market requirements to run and store applications from SD card while still providing storage for pictures, videos, music, documents and other data. In addition Android Marshmallow adds SD memory card support (as "Adoptable Storage Devices") with a minimum execution time benchmark determining whether a card is best suited for apps or image/video capture.

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LaCie Intros Thunderbolt 3-Ready Raid3

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LaCie Intros Thunderbolt 3-Ready Raid3

LaCie has a storage solution ready for the users of high-end laptops such as the latest MacBook Pro-- the Bolt3, an external HDD featuring two Thunderbolt 3 ports.

Providing the actual storage inside the Bolt3 is a pair of M.2 PCIe SSDs making a single 2TB volume. LaCie claims transfer speeds reach up to 2800mbps, making the drive ideal for 4K and even 6K video editing. Thunderbolt 3 allows for the daisy-chaining of either one USB-C or up to five Thunderbolt 3 devices, and users can also connect two 4K displays and a laptop simultaneously.

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WD Redesigns My Passport, My Book HDDs

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WD Redesigns My Passport, My Book HDDs

Western Digital announces the My Passport and My Book external HDD lines now have new "modern and innovative" designs, the result of a partnership with branding firm fuseproject.

Supposedly built with the customer in mind, the updated HDDs also feature password protection and 256-bit AES hardware encryption to further the protection of the data inside, as well as increased storage capacities.

“As the storage landscape continues to rapidly evolve, and the bars for design and user-experience have increased, the team focused on the design and user experience to catapult My Passport and My Book to the next level,” WD says. “Through the reimagined design language, we want to engage consumers in a conversation about how storage is core to their lives and how they feel more empowered by the real benefits of capturing, protecting and enjoying life’s precious memories.”

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WD Crams 1TB in SD Card

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WD Crams 1TB in SD Card

Western Digital claims it produced the biggest SDXC card in the world-- a SanDisk prototype with 1TB of storage, larger than that available on most laptops on the market.

Presented at Photokina 2016, such a card would be a boon to photo and video professionals working on 4K and 8K content, not to mention consumers wanting more storage capacity on their mobile devices.

“Sixteen years ago we introduced the first SanDisk 64MB SD card and today we are enabling capacities of 1TB," the company says. "The SanDisk 1TB SD card prototype represents another significant achievement as growth of high-resolution content and capacity-intensive applications such as virtual reality, video surveillance and 360 video, are progressing at astounding rates.”

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Samsung Crams 512GB in Stamp-Size SSD

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Samsung Crams 512GB in Stamp-Size SSD

Samsung starts mass production of a NVMe PCIe SSD in a single ball grid (SBG) form factor-- the PM971-NVMe, fiting up to 512GB of storage in a chip the size of a postage stamp.

For those wanting specifics, the chip crams all related components (namely x16 V-NAND flash chips, controller and 4Gb LPDDR4 RAM) in a package measuring 20 x 16x 1.5mm and weighing just 1g. However, while being small, the chip promises performance matching larger equivalents, with read speeds reaching 1.5GBps, write speeds of 800MBps and random read and write IOPS clocking at 109K and 150K respectively.

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WD Claims Fastest 256GB microSD Card

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WD Claims Fastest 256GB microSD Card

Western Digital claims the 256GB SanDisk Extreme microSDXC UHS-I card is the fastest microSD card in its class, making it ideal for 4K video recording.

According to the company the card holds up to "14 hours of 4K UD video," while transfer speeds of up to 100MB/s make easy work of transferring large files to PCs. Write speeds are also speedy at 90MB/s.

Also launched by WD is a slightly slower card-- the SanDisk Ultra microSDXC UHS-I card Premium Edition. Described as a 256GB card optimised for mainstream consumers, it offers maximum transfer speeds of 95MB/s and enough space for over 24 hours of HD video.

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Samsung MicroSD Cards Go Up to 256GB

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Samsung MicroSD Cards Go Up to 256GB

Samsung launches what it claims is the highest capacity microSD card (in its class)-- the EVO Plus 256GB, packed with 3D V-NAND to provide more storage for mobile devices, drones and 360-degree video recorders.

According to the company the card holds up to 12 hours of 4K/UHD video or 33 hours of HD video. Read and write speeds reach up to 95MB/s and 90MB/s respectively, while the card is IEC60529, IPX7 certified waterproof and can withstand x-rays and magnetic fields.

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Emtec Presents Weya Wireless Storage

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Emtec Presents Weya Wireless Storage

Emtec announces WEYA (WherEver You Are)-- a lineup of portable wireless multimedia storage devices consisting of the GoPhoto, GoMusic and GoMovie products, all complete with rechargeable batteries and companion apps.

Designed to allow file access while on the go, WEYA devices create an own wifi network for the easy file backups without need for an internet connection. In addition users can also access and organise files, as well as stream audio or video, through free apps.

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