Microsoft DirectStorage Improves HDD Performance

The latest release of Microsoft’s DirectStorage SDK brings welcome improvements for HDD users.

Microsoft Wants the Industry to Transition Exclusively to SSD Boot Drives by 2023

According to a new report, Microsoft wants manufacturers to ditch traditional boot hard drives, in favor of SSDs, by 2023.

Dropbox Starts Migrating to Western Digital SMR HDDs

Dropbox has begun its migration to Western Digital’s host-managed, shingled magnetic recording (SMR) hard disk drives (HDD).

New Windows 10 Feature Will Detect Failing SSD

Microsoft has announced Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 20226 with feature designed to help monitor the health of SSD storage.

Sony Launches 500GB Networked Recorder

Sony announced today the release of their new “nasne”! The “nasne” is a 500GB networked recorder and media storage device with digital terrestrial and satellite broadcast tuners. As of now the new device will only be available in Japan for…

Western Digital Releases First Ever 2 TB Portable HDD

Western Digital announced today the next generation of its top-selling My Passport line of portable hard drives, including the first-ever portable drive with a 2 TB capacity. Now available in five popular colors: white, black, silver, blue, and red, with…