Top 3 Storage Picks of June 2016

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The demand for storage is on the rise be it local or cloud based however, one can often be confused with the limitless number of options available to choose from. To clear the air, we’ve created a list of our top 3 favourite storage devices for June 2016 to help you make an informed decision.

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SanDisk Extreme UHS-I world’s fastest 256GB microSD card announced

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Western Digital has announced 256GB SanDisk Extreme microSDXC UHS-I card at the MWC 2016 Asia in Shanghai, which becomes the fastest 256GB microSD card in the world offering read speeds of up to 100MB/s and write speeds of up to 90MB/s. SanDisk introduced Extreme PRO 64GB and 128GB cards with transfer speeds of up to 275MBps earlier this year. Continue reading “SanDisk Extreme UHS-I world’s fastest 256GB microSD card announced”

Western Digital introduces new 4TB My Passport Ultra portable hard drives

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Western Digital today launched a new external 4TB storage capacity hard drive My Passport Ultra, and announced that the My Passport for Mac and My Passport Ultra Metal portable hard drives with same 4TB capacity will be launched soon. Continue reading “Western Digital introduces new 4TB My Passport Ultra portable hard drives”

Twitter is testing Night Mode for Android app

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Twitter is testing a new automatic night mode for its Android app, according to an image posted by Taylor Wimberly on Google+.  The new UI is currently being tested on bunch of selected alpha testers of the app.

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Western Digital completes acquisition of SanDisk for $16 billion

Western Digital Corporation, popular manufacturer of storage solutions announced last October that it has singed a deal to acquire SanDisk Corporation, global leader in flash storage solutions. Today it has officially completed the acquisition for around $16 billion. Continue reading “Western Digital completes acquisition of SanDisk for $16 billion”

Samsung Evo+ microSDXC Card Review

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With microSD cards being back in fashion especially with the latest flagships from Samsung, LG and HTC, it is important to check out the best SD cards in the market that will help you make full use of your device’s capabilities and expand the storage to meet your needs. We studied the Samsung Evo Plus microSDXC card in detail to find out whether it is worthy of sitting inside your smartphone.

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SanDisk Extreme PRO UHS-II microSD card with world’s fastest transfer speed of up to 275MBps announced

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SanDisk today introduced the Extreme PRO microSDXC UHS-II card, which the company claims to be the world’s fastest microSD card with a transfer speeds of up to 275MBps. It features Class 10 and UHS Speed Class 3 (U3) and is suitable for capturing Full HD and 4K Ultra HD videos on action cams, drones and smartphones. It also includes a USB 3.0 card reader to transfer files to a PC. Continue reading “SanDisk Extreme PRO UHS-II microSD card with world’s fastest transfer speed of up to 275MBps announced”

Here’s why the SanDisk Connect Wireless Stick is the best storage solution for your smartphone

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USB flash drives have been around for quite a while now and over the years, we have seen them getting larger and larger in capacity while having smaller footprints. They have also gotten faster but the fact of the matter is that they all work in a similar way. You still need a regular sized USB port or at least a USB OTG adapter and a compatible device in order to access the contents of the drive.

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Samsung PRO Plus 128GB microSD Memory Card launched for $199.99

Samsung has launched the new PRO Plus 128GB microSD card that is built with Samsung’s advanced MLC NAND flash solution. It is the newest addition to Samsung’s PRO Plus lineup, which was first introduced in 32GB and 64GB versions in May 2015.

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Kingston HyperX Savage USB 3.1 Flash Drive (64GB to 256GB) announced

Kingston HyperX Savage USB Flash Drive

HyperX, a division of Kingston Technology recently introduced HyperX Savage USB Flash drive, which joins the HyperX Savage family of products that includes, DRAM and SSDs, replacing the DataTraveler HyperX 3.0. It has USB 3.1 Gen. 1 (USB 3.0) support that promises read speed of up to 350MB/s and write speed of up to 250MB/s. Continue reading “Kingston HyperX Savage USB 3.1 Flash Drive (64GB to 256GB) announced”

Western Digital to buy SanDisk for $19 billion

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Western Digital Corporation, popular manufacturer of storage solutions just announced it will acquire SanDisk Corporation, global leader in flash storage solutions for a combination of cash and stock of approximately $19 billion. “With this transaction, Western Digital will double its addressable market and expand its participation in higher-growth segments,” said the company. Continue reading “Western Digital to buy SanDisk for $19 billion”

SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive Giveaway Winner Announcement

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Hello readers! We started the SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive giveaway earlier this month teaming up with SanDisk to giveaway five 16GB iXpand Flash Drives worth Rs. 4,490 each, and as promised, today we reveal the lucky winners. Before that, we would like to thank all the participants who took their time to participate in this giveaway. Are you the lucky winner? Find out below. Continue reading “SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive Giveaway Winner Announcement”