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Canvio AeroCast Wireless HDD offers Chromecast support

Canvio AeroCast Wireless HDD offers Chromecast support

Toshiba has introduced its new Canvio AeroCast Wireless Hard Drive for those who prefer their external storage to come without cables. Joining the new hard drive is the Canvio Cast Wireless Adapter, which adds wireless capabilities to existing hard drives lacking such functionality. Both devices are available as of now, and we've got a gallery of them both after the jump.

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Samsung 850 EVO SSD adds another bit to 3D V-NAND tech

Samsung 850 EVO SSD adds another bit to 3D V-NAND tech

For those not aware of it, Samsung also makes storage solutions, from flash memory inside mobile devices to SSDs for conventional computers like desktops and laptops. For the latter, the Korean manufacturer is trying to take another step forward when it comes to storage technology. Building on the 3D V-NAND tech it first unveiled in the 850 Pro last July, the 850 EVO pushes the limits by using 3 bits per memory cell, increasing the overall capacity of a single Flash memory chip compared to traditional 2-bit storage.

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Pinto Bluetooth storage wearable puts files on your wrist

Pinto Bluetooth storage wearable puts files on your wrist

There's no shortage of options for toting around your data: flash drives, micro SD cards, portable hard drives, and variations of these. Sometimes these options aren't the most convenient, however, and so the folks behind Pinto have tossed another option into the mix. Pinto is a Bluetooth storage wearable that will be offered in two different capacities, allowing users to carry their files on their wrist and wirelessly access them whenever needed. The maker BeanBeam bids Pinto as "having your own personal cloud" on your wrist.

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VisionTek Pocket USB 3.0 SSDs available in 120GB and 240GB

VisionTek Pocket USB 3.0 SSDs available in 120GB and 240GB

VisionTek has announced the launch of a pair of new pocket size USB 3.0 SSDs that are designed to work with any major computer OS out there. These new drives will support Mac OS X, Linux, and Windows computers. VisionTek says that the performance of these USB 3.0 SSDs rivals the performance of an internal SSD and they can be used as a bootable Windows drive for Macs providing office-on-the-go use.

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Synology DiskStation DS415+ quad-core NAS arrives in US

Synology DiskStation DS415+ quad-core NAS arrives in US

Synology is back with another storage device, this one the DS415+ NAS aimed at small and medium businesses. The storage device brings many bragging rights with it, including 4 bays and a quad-core CPU. The drive launched in the United States today.

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OneDrive gives 30GB total if you enable auto upload now

OneDrive gives 30GB total if you enable auto upload now

Ramping up again its marketing tactics, Microsoft has announced a time-limited offer for OneDrive across all supported platforms. While Microsoft's cloud storage solution probably can't compete yet in terms of popularity or pricing scheme, it is trying to entice users with something that's quite hard to pass up: 30 GB of free storage.

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SanDisk 64GB Extreme Pro microSDXC card: fastest available

SanDisk 64GB Extreme Pro microSDXC card: fastest available

Joining SanDisk's new 512GB Extreme Pro SDXC milestone is the company's 64GB microSD card in the same product line -- the fastest microSD card currently available, boasts SanDisk, with a higher capacity for growing storage needs. With the 64GB Extreme Pro microSDXC UHS-I card comes, among other things, the ability to handle 4k video.

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SanDisk 512GB Extreme PRO SDXC: a high-capacity memory card for pros

SanDisk 512GB Extreme PRO SDXC: a high-capacity memory card for pros

SanDisk has introduced a new memory card that keeps pace with the most demanding photography and video recording needs: the 512GB Extreme Pro SDXC card. The card boasts several features targeted at pro users and those with demanding needs, including the ability to withstand harsh temperatures and water.

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OneDrive now supports files as large as 10 GB

OneDrive now supports files as large as 10 GB

Microsoft is once again upping the ante on its cloud storage solution. After increasing OneDrive storage capacities across the board and reducing price tags everywhere, they are now giving what they claim is a top user requested feature: the ability to upload and store large files, up to 10 GB in fact.

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LaCie d2 Thunderbolt 2 includes SSD upgrade

LaCie d2 Thunderbolt 2 includes SSD upgrade

LaCie's newest storage solution supports an optional SSD upgrade, an option to boost speeds for those with more demanding needs. Dubbed the LaCie d2 Thunderbolt 2, this storage device features an aluminum unibody with a fan-less design and construction tasked with keeping vibrations as low as possible.

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Synology DS115j energy-sipping NAS targets home users

Synology DS115j energy-sipping NAS targets home users

Synology's latest NAS is targeted at home users, boasting a mixture of performance and energy-sipping hardware to merge together the best of both worlds. The DS115j storage device is a 1-bay unit now shipping across the globe; it can also be used as part of a surveillance system.

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WD My Passport Wireless offers untethered extra storage

WD My Passport Wireless offers untethered extra storage

Western Digital, which makes data storage solutions, among other things, is finally bringing its external hard drives to the wireless age. With the aptly named My Passport Wireless, users will no longer have to worry about running out of storage on their mobile device or digital camera, even when they didn't bring their USB cable spool along with them.

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