Data Storage
Can I improve loading times in Anthem?  Windows Central · 13 hours
Best answer: Yes, you can. On an Xbox One you'll want to use an external solid-state drive (SSD). For PC, an SSD is also recommended, specifically an internal M.2. Microsoft: Anthem Standard Edition ($60)... more
These are the very best SSDs available for Windows PCs  Windows Central · 22 hours
We're a passionate group of PC builders and we've spent a lot of time with the leading SSDs as we built our rigs. If you're looking for the... more
WinRAR patches 19-year-old security vulnerability that put millions at risk  THE VERGE · 22 hours
WinRAR has patched a 19-year-old security vulnerability that allowed attackers to extract malicious software to anywhere... more
If you're playing Anthem on PC, you want to get yourself an SSD  Windows Central · 2 days
This is one game that needs a lot of power and a good SSD to run well. No matter what platform you're... more
Connect more devices with TP-Link's USB 3.0 Hub for $8 today only  Windows Central · 2 days
This 4-port USB hub is compatible with computers, game consoles, TVs, and more. Today only, TP-Link's USB 3.0 4-Port Hub is down to just... more
Grab the SanDisk Extreme Pro 128GB microSD card for $50 off today only  Windows Central · 2 days
Record better video. The SanDisk Extreme Pro 128GB UHS-II microSD card is down to $49.95 at B&H. As part of B&H's DealZone,... more
How to choose between Samsung's 970 EVO Plus and 860 EVO  Windows Central · 7 days
We're a passionate group of PC builders who know our way around a solid-state drive (SSD), and this is how to choose between two of Samsung's... more
Thursday's best deals: gaming monitors, flash drives, Kindles, and more  Windows Central · 1 week
On a daily basis there is no shortage of great deals to be had, but sometimes hunting them down can be a bit time consuming. Don't let that... more
A microSD card is a cheap way to expand your XPS 13's storage  Windows Central · 1 week
The Dell XPS 13 is one of the best Ultrabooks money can buy and it has some great options for internal storage... more
Upgrade the SSD in your Lenovo IdeaPad 730S for better performance  Windows Central · 1 week
The Lenovo IdeaPad 730S is an impressive 13-inch notebook that does a lot right without adding a ton of half-baked features. One of its best features... more
Cloud backup service Backblaze is raising its prices  THE VERGE · 1 week
Backblaze is a fantastic option for automatically backing up your computer’s files to the cloud, where they’re free from the... more
Block Kit helps deliver more visually appealing content in Slack  TechCrunch · 1 week
Slack has become a critical communications tool for many organizations. One of the things that has driven its rapid success has been the ability to connect to external... more
Build your own personal cloud with the discounted Qnap TS-328 NAS system  Windows Central · 1 week
For your home network. The Qnap TS-328 3-bay Diskless Personal Cloud NAS Storage System has dropped to $169.99 at Woot. The same NAS device... more
'Magnetic graphene' switches between insulator and conductor  nanowerk · 1 week
Researchers have found that certain ultra-thin magnetic materials can switch from insulator to conductor under high pressure, a phenomenon that could be used in the development of next-generation electronics and memory storage devices. more
It's convertible vs. notebook in this IdeaPad 730S and Yoga 730 showdown  Windows Central · 1 week
We test and review a ton of laptops from myriad manufacturers here at Windows Central, including those from Lenovo. If you're interested in its... more
Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9 comes with a free Galaxy Tab A tablet  THE VERGE · 1 week
The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 with 512GB of internal storage is $1,049, and it comes with a free Galaxy Tab A tablet with purchase... more
HyperX Savage Exo Portable SSD Review  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
HyperX Savage Exo is a portable USB SSD that promises to speed up your games on an Xbox or PlayStation. Is it worth it? We find out. more
Saturday's top deals: PNY storage gear, cheap OTA antennas, & more  Windows Central · 2 weeks
On a daily basis there is no shortage of great deals to be had, but sometimes hunting them down can be a bit time consuming. Don't... more
Printing solar cells and batteries on paper  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Over the past ten years, paper has emerged as a focus area for researchers developing innovative techniques for printed basic electronics components. The goal of this research is to replace plastic substrates with low-cost,... more
Speed up your computer with this discounted 1TB Samsung 860 Evo SSD  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Not all solid-state drives are created equal, and Samsung’s 860 Evo SSDs are held in high regard among gamers (and non-gamers, too) for their... more
Anthem Xbox One S bundle unveiled, now available for preorder  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Microsoft has a new Anthem Xbox One S bundle for keen freelancers preparing for launch. Microsoft has unveiled a new Xbox One bundle on the horizon, paired with... more
Back up your PC with one (or two) of these six effective methods  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Do it before it's too late! Living in a digital world is a convenience we take for granted, but what happens when... more
Intel Optane SSD 800p Review  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
Intel Optane 800p SSD is a whole new class of SSD that promises incredible speed and endurance, but the cost might put a lot of potential buyers off. more
The best accessories for ASUS ZenBook S  Windows Central · 3 weeks
The ASUS ZenBook S actually comes with a couple of accessories in the box, but your experience will always be made better by branching out. And, since this is a USB-C only laptop, you... more
Get a 4-pack of Tile Mate 2018 trackers for $40 - CNET  CNET · 3 weeks
That's one of the best deals to date on these new-and-improved finder gadgets. Plus: Give your laptop a huge performance boost with this $35... more
What's the deal with upgrading RAM in Lenovo's IdeaPad 730S?  Windows Central · 3 weeks
Best answer: No, the RAM in Lenovo's IdeaPad 730S cannot be upgraded. Despite being able to remove the back panel and access the laptop's internal hardware, all models... more
Upgrade your computer with the SanDisk SSD Plus 960GB down to a low price  Windows Central · 3 weeks
Upgrade today. The SanDisk SSD Plus 960GB solid state drive is down to $119.99 with code SAVESSD36 at Newegg. Without... more
Play music wirelessly with 50% off the TaoTronics Pulse X Bluetooth Speaker  Windows Central · 3 weeks
This compact speaker lasts for up to seven hours on a single charge. The TaoTronics Pulse X Bluetooth Speaker drops to just $14.99 at... more
How well does the Surface Book 2 hold up after a year?  Windows Central · 3 weeks
It's been a year since I got my hands on my Surface Book 2. I've put it through a lot, and it's still ticking.... more
Is Windows 10 being a little too aggressive in purging your stuff?  Windows Central · 3 weeks
If Storage sense isn't for you, you can disable the feature using these steps. Storage sense on Windows 10 is a feature designed to... more
The 500GB Samsung 970 EVO Plus is the sweet spot in the lineup  Windows Central · 3 weeks
Best answer: For most people, the best value is offered by the 500GB version of the Samsung 970 EVO Plus. Amazon: Samsung... more
Samsung Begins Mass Production of 1TB Flash Storage Chip Suitable for iPhones  MacRumors · 3 weeks
Samsung has started developing what it says is the first one terabyte embedded Universal Flash Storage (eUFS) storage chip, powered by the company's fifth-generation... more
How to upgrade the SSD in the Lenovo Yoga C930  Windows Central · 3 weeks
Lenovo ships premium storage with the highly-rated Yoga C930 – usually the Samsung PM961 or PM971 – but for those who need to add more storage you can... more
Samsung is making 1TB storage chips for phones  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
Samsung has announced that it’ll start offering the world’s first 1TB eUFS (embedded Universal Flash Storage) solution for phone manufacturers,... more
This $9 electronics organizer bag will help channel your inner Marie Kondo - CNET  CNET · 3 weeks
Finally, a place to stash cables, flash drives, earbuds and other messy miscellany. Plus: killer deals on two top-rated PS4... more
Save over $60 on Samsung's 2TB T5 portable SSD today only  Windows Central · 4 weeks
With speeds of up to 540 Mbps. Samsung's 2TB T5 Portable USB 3.1 Portable SSD is on sale for only $417.99 at Newegg today. That's thanks... more
Alcatel Onyx for Cricket Wireless is even cheaper than we hoped: $120 - CNET  CNET · 4 weeks
The prepaid phone comes with a 5.5-inch display, two rear cameras and 32GB of internal storage. more
These great desktop PCs won't cost you more than $500  Windows Central · 4 weeks
Not everyone has the time or know-how to build their own PC, and that's OK. Manufacturers are happy to provide PCs ready to power on as soon as... more
Taking magnetism for a spin: exploring the mysteries of skyrmions  nanowerk · 4 weeks
Scientists have discovered the relaxation dynamics of a zero-field state in skyrmions, a spinning magnetic phenomenon that has potential applications in data storage and spintronic devices. more
The Seagate Expansion 4TB desktop hard drive is on sale for $87  Windows Central · 4 weeks
Gotta put all your data somewhere. The Seagate Expansion 4TB desktop hard drive drops down to $86.99 at Newegg when you enter coupon code... more
Samsung SSD 970 Evo Plus Review  Gadgets 360 · 1 month
Samsung SSD 970 Evo Plus improves the performance of the SSD 970 Evo, making it an interesting choice for enthusiasts. Read our review for more. more
WinRAR patches 19-year-old security vulnerability that put millions at risk