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Kingston's New Groove - Pumping up the SSD and Memory Markets

Kingston's New Groove - Pumping up the SSD and Memory Markets

We give you an update of Kingston's endeavors in the SSD and memory markets as we spoke to several product and marketing executives to understand how they deal with both segments. Interesting facts and tidbits were shared in the process and we've captured them in this article.

Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex Pro - Versatile Portable Storage

Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex Pro - Versatile Portable Storage

8.5
Most Innovative Product

Seagate's strutting its new series of portable drives called GoFlex, which is probably one of the most upgradable and versatile drives out in the market at the time of review. Easily swap out the default USB 2.0 interface with optional eSATA, FireWire or USB 3.0 connectivity. So how does this new entry fare as a whole? Read on to find out.

500GB Portable (2.5-inch) HDD Shootout

500GB Portable (2.5-inch) HDD Shootout

Our digital lifestyle on-the-go demands ever larger portable storage for the photo-filled holiday trips or even the daily work synchronization between office and home. We check out seven 500GB portable drives from Hitachi, Iomgea, Samsung, Seagate, Verbatim and WD.

Kingston SSDNow V+ Series 64GB SSD (Updated!)

Kingston SSDNow V+ Series 64GB SSD (Updated!)

8.0

Kingston has been selling SSD units based on Intel's 'mainstream' and enterprise class drive kits but the newer V series is Kingston's own internal design optimized for value. Here with us today is a better specced V+ series SSD unit based on a Samsung controller. Check out how this newcomer fares against some of the fastest in the market.

Intel X25-M Reloaded: Generation 2 Cometh (Updated!)

Intel X25-M Reloaded: Generation 2 Cometh (Updated!)

8.5

You know how the Intel X25-M rocked the SSD world last year, but as with all things related to tech, it's time for an update. After months of delays, we finally have the second generation Intel X25-M drives flooding the retail channel with their 34nm flash memory technology. The end result? Better performance for lower costs - sweet indeed.

First Looks: LG GP08NU20 Portable Super Multi Drive

First Looks: LG GP08NU20 Portable Super Multi Drive

Marketed as the perfect companion for netbooks that lack optical drives, LG's sleek and slim GP08NU20 DVD writer gets a test drive.

Gone in a Flash - 5 Solid State Drives Compared

Gone in a Flash - 5 Solid State Drives Compared

Solid state drives have been threatening to storm the mainstream performance segment for a while now. And with new MLC-based drives from OCZ and Patriot that have drastically reduced the entry price, it's time we rounded up some of the top drives from the usual suspects to find out who's the best of them.

First Looks: ASUS SBC-04D1S-U External Blu-ray Combo Drive

First Looks: ASUS SBC-04D1S-U External Blu-ray Combo Drive

A slim accessory for any PC owner hoping to add Blu-ray playback conveniently, the ASUS SBC-04D1S-U Blu-ray combo drive has landed in our lab.

From a Gigabyte to a Terabyte - 10 Years of Storage Development

From a Gigabyte to a Terabyte - 10 Years of Storage Development

Remember the days when one gigabyte seemed like all the storage space you'll ever need? Now, 500GB hard drives are commonplace and one terabyte hard drives are no longer head turners. Join us as we take a look back at the last ten years in storage development.

First Looks: Samsung S2 Portable External HDD

First Looks: Samsung S2 Portable External HDD

Portable external HDDs are a dime a dozen, but few are as sleek and good-looking as the Samsung S2. We dig deeper to see if it's more than just another pretty face.

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