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Expert coverages of storage, memory, network-attached storage, hard drives, backup, and more.

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NRAM set to spark a 'holy war' among memory technologies

Nano-RAM, which is based on carbon nanotubes, is now being produced in seven fabrication plants in various parts of the world and is expected to challenge traditional memory and flash for dominance.

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10 cool creative tech treasures at CES 2017

Plenty of gadgets for creative pros could be found on the show floor in Las Vegas. Here are our favorites.

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Intel's Optane: What users can expect in PCs and when it will ship

Intel is known for cranking up PC speeds to new highs, and now it's doing the same for storage with Optane.

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Samsung expects big profit despite Note7 crisis

The financial impact of the Note7 recall seems to be largely behind Samsung Electronics, which on Friday forecast that its profit has grown year-on-year by close to 50 percent in the fourth quarter.

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SanDisk’s new thumb drive can transfer a 4K movie in under 15 seconds

SanDisk today announced its fastest USB thumb drive, which approaches internal SSD drive speeds with up to 420MBps data transfer rates.

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Here’s what Intel’s Optane will look like

Intel’s SSD-killing Optane technology will look a lot like—an SSD.

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Kingston will release massive 2TB thumb drive

Kingston has announced what is likely the highest-capacity USB thumb drive available today, a 2TB model in a shock-resistant, zinc-alloy metal casing.

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Seagate works with DJI to create new type of storage for drones

Drones can generate a lot of data when in flight and, especially when collecting video, need a lot of on-board storage.

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Intel unveils its Optane hyperfast memory

Intel said it would ship its Optane memory, also known as 3D XPoint, in 16GB and 32GB M.2 memory expansion cards in the second quarter this year.

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What to do if your data is taken hostage

There are many options you have in how to respond to a ransomware threat. It all depends on your risk appetite.

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Lenovo's ThinkPad T570 will have Intel's superfast Optane storage

Lenovo's ThinkPad T570 is a loaded laptop oozing with whizbang technologies, but Intel's secretive Optane memory stands out.

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27% off Seagate Expansion 4TB Desktop External Hard Drive USB 3.0

Instantly add space for more files, consolidate all of your files to a single location, or free up space on your computer's internal drive to help improve performance.

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53% off Inateck USB 3.0 Dual-Bay Hard Drive Cloning Station - Deal Alert

Need occasional access to bare drives or full backup to external bare drives? Want to clone your hard drive to SSD? This Super Speed USB 3.0 Hard Drive Docking Station is an ideal solution for you to enjoy your videos, photos, music...

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The future is now: 2016's most powerful, portentous PC hardware

From the birth of virtual reality to the rise of revolutionary graphics cards, this was the most powerful, noteworthy PC hardware released in 2016.

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3D NAND set to dominate SSDs, kill off traditional flash

The pace at which the storage industry is adopting denser and faster 3D NAND has quickened; it is expected to exceed 30% of flash bit shipments by the end of 2016.

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G-Technology G-Drive Slim SSD review: A svelte, speedy USB 3.1 drive aimed at the Mac crowd

If you want internal SATA speed in an external drive, the G-Drive SSD delivers—if you have a 10Gbps USB 3.1 port.

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There's Still Time! Go Here For Last Minute Deals That Will Ship Fast - Deal Alert

Amazon ships fast, so head to their "last minute deals" page and pick yourself some winners right now, before the 2-day shipping window closes for good.

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Samsung 960 Pro NVMe SSD review: Ludicrously fast PC storage

Samsung keeps raising the ante on PCIe SSD performance. The 960 Pro can read faster than 2.5GBps and write faster than 1.5GBps.

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