Flash Storage

Kingston announces HyperX Predator 1TB USB 3.0 flash drive

Kingston announces HyperX Predator 1TB USB 3.0 flash drive

We've certainly seen 1TB flash drives before, but today at CES, Kingston unveiled the world's highest-capacity USB 3.0 flash drive, the HyperX Predator, with a capacity of 1TB -- 1,024 large, sweet gigabytes. While the high capacity usually gets priority over speed in most flash drives, Kingston's Predator doesn't skimp on that, promising read/write speeds of up to 240MB/s and 160MB/s, respectively.

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Kingston debuts cheap high-capacity SDXC memory cards

Kingston debuts cheap high-capacity SDXC memory cards

It's not uncommon for high-capacity memory cards for digital cameras and other devices to be very expensive. Some higher capacity SDXC cards can run well into the hundreds of dollars. Kingston has announced the launch of a pair of new high-capacity SDXC Class 10 memory cards with impressively reasonable prices.

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Sony hits 168MB/s with whippet-fast XQD memory cards

Sony hits 168MB/s with whippet-fast XQD memory cards

Sony has set a new memory card speed record, achieving a whopping 168MB/s from its next-gen XQD S-Series cards targeting HD video and high-res photographers. The 64GB QD-S64 and 32GB QD-S32 cards use a PCI Express Gen interface to hit an identical 168MB/s read and write rate, meaning it takes just 3.8 minutes to shuttle across 32GB of data to your computer.

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The Dark Knight Rises gets tiny with MIMOBOTS

The Dark Knight Rises gets tiny with MIMOBOTS

The ever-expanding line of fabulously designed USB Flash Drives from Mimoco continues to get bigger with MIMOBOTS Batman and SDCC 2012 exclusive BANE from the upcoming blockbuster film The Dark Knight Rises! These two bots are being put out in anticipation of the film's July 20th release and come packed with special Mimory and mimoDesk suites of screensavers, wallpapers, and avatars galore. Both these bots and the newly announced Superman and Flash flashdrives (ironic greatness!) they'll be available in up to 64GB sizes!

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Germany increases blank media tax on flash drives by 2338%

Germany increases blank media tax on flash drives by 2338%

If you thought, the United States had some crazy tax laws, try on this one from Germany. Germany has had what's called the blank media tax since the audio cassette was introduced decades ago. The reason for the tax, according to the government, was to compensate music companies for what was assumed to cause a negative impact on the sales of commercial recordings. That blank media tax has stayed in place all these years as blank media changed and now applies to flash drives as well as memory cards for your camera.

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WD intros first 2TB My Passport Studio for Macs

WD intros first 2TB My Passport Studio for Macs

After recently introducing a 2TB My Passport portable hard drive with USB 3.0 for PC users, Western Digital today announced the 2TB My Passport Studio, its first portable storage drive of such large capacity dedicated for Mac users. It works with Apple Time Machine for streamlined data backup, but offers two FireWire 800 ports and one USB 2.0 port instead of the much faster, but also much more expensive, Thunderbolt.

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Sandy Bridge MacBook Air to use 400Mbps NAND flash storage?

Sandy Bridge MacBook Air to use 400Mbps NAND flash storage?

Apple could be planning another flash memory speed boost in the upcoming MacBook Air refresh, according to new reports, with the company tipped to be using 19nm "Toggle DDR 2.0" storage for the slender ultraportable. The high-speed NAND, Macotokara's component source suggests, is capable of 400Mbps transfer rates, using new, smaller chips that Apple would supposedly solder directly to the base circuit of the updated Airs.

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Mushkin announces full line of SD and microSD memory cards

Mushkin announces full line of SD and microSD memory cards

We talk about Mushkin quite a bit around these parts and generally it's about a new SSD or computer RAM when we do. Mushkin has now announced that it is offering a full mine of SD and microSD memory cards in several speed classes. This is the first time that Mushkin has offered storage media like this for cameras and other devices.

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Kingmax debuts world’s largest capacity microSD card with 64GB of storage

Kingmax debuts world’s largest capacity microSD card with 64GB of storage

Generally speaking when it comes to storage most of us want more. You can a never have enough storage, especially when it comes to your digital content on cameras and other devices that use SD and microSD cards. One of the cool things about having a massive memory card in your camcorder or other devices is that you can just keep the originals on your card and still have plenty of room to shoot new pics or video.

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DIY USB Floppy Disk Mixes the Best of Both Worlds

DIY USB Floppy Disk Mixes the Best of Both Worlds

Back in the day, the floppy drive was all the rage. Being able to transport your data from one PC to another, all thanks to this small, square thing that could usually fit right into your pocket. Of course, back then, the paltry amount of space on those disks is laughable now, but at least they got the job done. So, what if you want to be able to carry all your data on a floppy disk in today's world, just because you're retro like that? Well, you could always start a do it yourself project, where you combine a floppy disk and flash memory.

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Active Media Products unveils .50 cal flash drive

Active Media Products unveils .50 cal flash drive

Some folks out there have to buy all the quirky flash drives that they run across. If you are one of these types of geeks we have a new one for you from Active Media Products. The new drive is called the Bullet USB Drive.

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Keyport adds USB drive, still hides keys

Keyport adds USB drive, still hides keys

We first talked about the Keyport way back in 2007 when the thing debuted at $295. The Keyport is a large fob that can hold up to six keys for different needs inside. You can get keys for your car, house, locks, and all manner of other things that need keys.

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