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Buffalo DriveStation DDR claims SSD speed without the wallet hemorrhaging

Buffalo DriveStation DDR claims SSD speed without the wallet hemorrhaging

Buffalo has announced a new high-capacity storage solution that promises the speed of an SSD while offering the capacity and cost of a traditional hard drive. The storage solution is called the DriveStation DDR and it's a high-performance external USB 3.0 hard drive featuring 1 GB of DDR3 RAM cache. That 1 GB of DDR3 RAM allows for accelerated transfer speeds.

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Apple tacks on 256GB and 512GB SSD to iMac storage options

Apple tacks on 256GB and 512GB SSD to iMac storage options

If you're in the market for a new iMac and want it to be as fast as possible, naturally a solid state drive is the way to go, and Apple seems to agree with that. The Cupertino-based company has added 256GB and 512GB solid state options in the online Apple Store, allowing customers to boost the speed of their new rig if they don't need a lot of storage space.

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Flash Rods unveils souped-up USB 3.0 muscle car drives

Flash Rods unveils souped-up USB 3.0 muscle car drives

Flash Rods are flash drives that have been crammed inside of toy cars. These interesting storage devices have been around for a while. In fact, we talked about a version couple years ago that crammed a 250 GB hard drive inside of a Mercedes SLS replica.

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Western Digital releases 5mm UltraSlim 2.5-inch hard drive

Western Digital releases 5mm UltraSlim 2.5-inch hard drive

Western Digital has just begun shipping a new 2.5-inch internal hard drive that's only a mere 5mm thick. The company is calling it the UltraSlim, and it packs in 500GB of whatever you can stuff in it. the new drive will fit in any standard 2.5-inch drive bay, but will take up less vertical space than a typical 9.5mm drive.

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Space Monkey personal cloud hits Kickstarter

Space Monkey personal cloud hits Kickstarter

Back in early March, we talked about a new product that turned up called Space Monkey. The product gave the user the benefits of a hosted cloud storage account with pricing you would expect to find for an external hard drive. We mentioned at the time that the people behind Space Monkey hoped to launch the product in the next few months.

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Samsung begins mass production of 128-gigabit 3-bit MLC NAND flash

Samsung begins mass production of 128-gigabit 3-bit MLC NAND flash

Samsung has announced that it has begun mass production of its latest high-performance flash memory chips. The new memory chips are 128 Gb three-bit multi-level-cell NAND using a 10 nm class process technology. Samsung says that these highly advanced memory chips will enable high-density memory solutions for embedded storage and solid-state drives.

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Rebranded Dropbox for Business launches with single sign-on feature

Rebranded Dropbox for Business launches with single sign-on feature

Dropbox has decided to rebrand its "Dropbox for Teams" name to "Dropbox for Business", because it feels that its a more fitting name for the small and large businesses its service is used by. Currently, Dropbox is being used by 95% of Fortune 500 companies, as well as over 2 million businesses. To celebrate its rebranding, Dropbox is launching a brand new feature that business users have been asking for; Single sign-on (SSO).

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Crucial launches 2.5″ M500 SSD starting at $130

Crucial launches 2.5″ M500 SSD starting at $130

Crucial has launched its M500 2.5-inch SSD drives, which are available in a wide variety of capacities with prices starting as low as $129.99. The drive is aimed at those looking for a solid-state drive that outpaces HDDs and doesn't completely break the bank, with Crucial boasting that the M500 can easily take on modern computing and multitasking demands.

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G-Technology unveils new G-Dock ev and G-Drive Pro featuring Thunderbolt

G-Technology unveils new G-Dock ev and G-Drive Pro featuring Thunderbolt

G-Technology has unveiled new storage solutions at NAB 2013. The first storage solution that the company has unveiled is called the G-Dock ev and it fits into the new Evolution Series family. The storage solution is the only two-bay docking station with interchangeable and expandable storage modules that can be used as standalone external hard drives.

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Fusion-io ioFX workstation acceleration platform announced with 1.6 TB of storage

Fusion-io ioFX workstation acceleration platform announced with 1.6 TB of storage

Fusion-io makes some of the most unique and interesting storage devices on the market today. The company makes storage devices that use solid-state storage rather than spinning magnetic platters. However, the storage devices offered by the manufacturer plug into PCI Express slots rather than traditional SATA ports.

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LenovoEMC LifeLine 4.0 brings Snapshots to Iomega network storage products

LenovoEMC LifeLine 4.0 brings Snapshots to Iomega network storage products

This week the folks at LenovoEMC have delivered no less than LenovoEMC LifeLine 4.0, a brand new update to their Lenovo EMC LifeLine operating system for their Iomega-branded network storage solutions. This system upgrade will be available free for those of you out there owning StorCenter ix and px series network storage products and will be running right out of the box on LenovoEMC-branded storage devices starting in May. LenovoEMC LifeLine 4.0 is bringing with it both an expansion of enterprise computing and security features, made futuristic for your small and medium-sized business.

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Amazon Cloud Drive updates with file syncing

Amazon Cloud Drive updates with file syncing

Amazon's Cloud Drive service hasn't been around for too long -- about a year now, but it's already starting to feel like a viable replacement for Dropbox, especially considering that the company just added file-syncing capabilities to Cloud Drive today, allowing you to access your files from different devices anywhere.

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