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Western Digital Introduces WD RED and RED PRO 10TB Drives

Western Digital just announced a new addition to their popular RED series of NAS drives which now also are available as 10TB versions. The new capacity increase is for both ...

May 18, 2017 at 10:30 am by

HGST Now Shipping Ultrastar He12 12TB Hard Drive

It has been about 5 months since Western Digital introduced the HGST He12 12TB hard drive and now the company announced that it’s shipping these new impressive drives. ...

April 27, 2017 at 9:45 am by

Drobo 5N2 5-Bay Self-Managing NAS Review

Introduction Drobo only just released their newest NAS device and I already have the pleasure to have one of them in the office for a review and some benchmarking. The new ...

April 13, 2017 at 11:27 am by

G-Technology Launches 10TB G-DRIVE USB-C External HDD

G-Technology is a company known for their drives, created for the creative professionals. They already have a great line-up of drives and now there’s one more in ...

April 12, 2017 at 3:03 pm by

Western Digital Announces WD My Passport SSD

Western Digital is well known for their mechanical hard disk drives, both internal and external. But since they acquired SanDisk, they’ve also entered the SSD market. ...

April 7, 2017 at 6:10 pm by

Western Digital Announces 10 TB WD Purple HDDs

Western Digital announced that they are upping the capacity of their surveillance drives with 25% and releasing the new 10TB version in their Purple series. The WD Purple HDDs ...

April 5, 2017 at 10:56 am by

WD My Cloud Line Vulnerable to Internet Attacks

The WD My Cloud line has been found to be vulnerable to multiple attacks and while one bug was fixed, other ones were introduced. That is the bad news and the maybe worse ...

March 6, 2017 at 3:02 pm by

WD SanDisk Introduces Skyhawk NVMe SSD

Western Digital has been pushing their NAND business a lot since they acquired SanDisk which is pretty much a given. Else they wouldn’t have invested in them. All their ...

February 8, 2017 at 2:30 am by

WD Reveals World’s First 512Gb 64-layer 3D NAND

Western Digital has started production of the world’s first 64-layer 3D NAND flash chips, developed in partnership with Toshiba. WD and Toshiba – which recently announced ...

February 7, 2017 at 8:54 am by

Toshiba Confirms Selling Minority Stake in NAND Fab

Earlier in the month, reports surfaced about a potential Toshiba NAND fab sale. Due to poor financial performance and rocked by scandals, the Japanese conglomerate is in need ...

January 28, 2017 at 10:00 am by

Toshiba Considers Spinning Off NAND Business

The past year has been rough for Japanese conglomerate Toshiba. Coming off one of the biggest accounting scandals ever, the company is set as much as a $4 billion loss over ...

January 20, 2017 at 10:00 am by

Thecus N4810 4-Bay SMB and Enthusiast NAS Review

Introduction In today’s review, I’m taking a closer look at a NAS that we’ve already featured in an earlier article, the Thecus N4810 which I used for our ...

January 12, 2017 at 9:00 am by

WD’s HGST Ultrastar SN200 NVMe SSD Hits 1.2mil IOPS

Western Digital had a big day today as they unveiled the latest generation and their take on some top-class storage drives. Among the new drives is the HGST-branded Ultrastar ...

December 6, 2016 at 10:00 pm by

WD Unveils Raspberry Pi Storage Drives

Western Digital has unveiled a new line of hard disk and flash storage drives specifically designed for use with the Raspberry Pi single board computer. The WD PiDrive ...

December 1, 2016 at 1:00 am by

Backblaze Publishes Hard Drive Failure Rate for Q3 2016

Cloud back and storage provider Backblaze has published their Q3 2016 statistics of hard drive failure rates covering 67,642 drives from their data centres. While this is ...

November 20, 2016 at 6:00 pm by