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LaCie Little Big Disk Thunderbolt 2

The LaCie Little Big Disk Thunderbolt 2 is worth every penny of its hefty price tag, but only to those needing a super-fast and compact storage device.

May 27, 2014

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Solve slow bootups after upgrading to solid-state drive

When upgrading from a spinning hard disk to a solid-state disk in your Mac, you may experience slower startup times than expected.

By April 7, 2011


Micron's new solid-state drive: 256GB for $425

Four new solid-state drives from Micron debut this week, one 256GB model will come down to $425--a competitive price for the speedy flash chip-based storage drives.

By January 4, 2011


Controllers become the focal point for solid-state disk

As the use of flash memory for solid-state disk progresses, vendors who make SSD controllers are also worth watching. Fusion-io is one who just announced a major advance.

By July 15, 2009


Is Google trying solid-state disks?

A report suggests Google is making a move into solid-state disks for its servers. But is it taking the plunge or dipping its toes in the water?

By May 12, 2008


Toshiba to show 512GB solid-state drive at CES

Company plans to unveil a large-capacity solid-state drive at the Consumer Electronics Show next month and begin shipments in the second quarter of 2009.

By December 17, 2008


Samsung launches 256GB solid-state drive

Electronics maker begins mass-producing its largest-capacity SSD product to date. Its single-platform design includes a chip controller, NAND flash, and special drive firmware.

By November 20, 2008


SanDisk cranks up solid-state drive speed

ExtremeFFS flash file management system "has the potential," SanDisk says, to accelerate random write speeds by up to 100 times over existing systems.

By November 5, 2008


Intel: solid-state drives boost battery life

Solid-state drives aren't just faster than hard disk drives. They also offer better power savings, according to an Intel presentation given Tuesday.

By October 29, 2008


Solid-state drives: No rush to widespread success

Momentum is building, but the up-and-coming storage technology will have to wait a little longer still for its big breakthrough.

By October 22, 2008