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CM550: Compact SSD enclosure is also a docking station

UGreen CM550 and C525: External SSD enclosures with and without USB hub now available

UGreen is now offering two new external SSD enclosures. One of the two models can also be used as a docking station and thus not only serves as storage expansion.
Silvio Werner, 19 Feb 2024 01:03
The ROG Phone 8 Pro mid-teardown. (Source: JerryRigEverything via YouTube)

ROG Phone 8 Pro bend test proceeds directly to teardown in new durability test video

The Asus ROG Phone 8 Pro is a new Android smartphone that costs nearly as much as a top-end Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra, even without a titanium-reinforced frame. The popular YouTube channel JerryRigEverything has taken it upon itsel...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 17 Feb 2024 19:08
The Galaxy A15 5G. (Source: Samsung)

Samsung Galaxy F15 5G surfaces with suspiciously A15-like specs on Geekbench

The Galaxy F15 5G is projected to launch as one of Samsung's newest mid-range Android smartphones for India soon. However, according to a new tip, its specs will come as no surprise when it hits that market. In fact, its rumored i...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 16 Feb 2024 19:18
Up to 128 TB capacity with PCIe 5.0 X4 speeds. (Image Source: Phison)

Phison plans to release X2 enterprise SSDs with PCIe 5.0 speeds and 128 TB capacity

These models could soon be available with read speeds of 14 GB/s and write speeds of 12 GB/s, support for the latest 3D NAND memory chips, as well as computational storage device compliance.
Bogdan Solca, 15 Feb 2024 19:11
A "Zenfone 11 Ultra" render. (Source: Evan Blass via Twitter/X)

Asus Zenfone 11 Ultra surfaces on Geekbench with ROG Phone 8 Pro specs

The Zenfone 11 Ultra has yet to launch, yet is already slated to ditch the distinctively compact form-factor of its predecessors at this event for one with the same Asus laptop camuflage and blocky camera hump of the ROG Phone 8 s...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 14 Feb 2024 22:19
The Galaxy A35's color options. (Source: MySmartPrice)

Samsung Galaxy A35 5G slated to hit global market in three Awesome new colors soon

Rumors of a multi-region launch for the Samsung Galaxy A35 as a new 5G Android smartphone are gaining speed with reports of another new national telecommunications certification for the upcoming device. Meanwhile, it is said to in...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 14 Feb 2024 18:45
The Moto G Play 2024. (Source: Motorola)

Motorola Moto G Play 2024 unleashed on US market

The Motorola's Moto G Play for 2024 now available to buy as an affordable Android smartphone with an updated chassis. It includes a single rear camera, although it might be worthwhile at an on-trend 50MP in resolution. It is avail...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 09 Feb 2024 18:00
Crucial T705 PCIe Gen 5 SSD range gets detailed with a massive leak (Image source: @momomo_us on X [Edited])

Leak suggests Crucial T705 PCIe Gen 5 SSD series will bring fastest read and write speeds

The Crucial T705 PCIe 5 SSD series has leaked. It will reportedly have a 4 TB solid-state drive, which is rare for modern SSDs. What’s more interesting is that the new PCIe Gen 5 range will purportedly deliver up to 14.5 GB/s read...
Abid Ahsan Shanto, 08 Feb 2024 15:33
Newly released Samsung 990 EVO PCIe 5 SSD is already discounted on Amazon (Image source: Samsung)

Deal | Freshly launched Samsung 990 EVO 2 TB PCIe 5.0 SSD drops by 24%

Samsung launched the 990 EVO less than two weeks ago. It's the first PCIe 5.0 SSD in the brand's portfolio, albeit with a hybrid interface featuring 4x PCIe 4 support and 2x PCIe 5. The good part is that this brand-new solid-state...
Abid Ahsan Shanto, 04 Feb 2024 19:14
The alleged 12 Plus' new mug-shot. (Source: TENAA)

Realme 12 or 12+ shows its face on TENAA ahead of launch

Another Realme smartphone with the brand's current mid-range Android smartphone camera hump has shown up on an official Chinese database, thereby implying that it may launch very soon. It has a model number very similar to, but no...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 02 Feb 2024 17:55
The Nord N30 SE. (Source: OnePlus)

OnePlus Nord N30 SE 5G presented as new Premium Design Android smartphone with budget specs

OnePlus has unexpectedly confirmed that an SE version of the Nord N30 exists and may launch soon as a new affordable 5G smartphone. With its large yet 90Hz LCD Sunlight Display screen, 300% Ultra Volume sound with 3.5mm jack and 5...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 29 Jan 2024 17:41
Lenovo and BIWIN set to bring first Lenovo-branded SSDs to the consumer market (Image source: TechPowerUp)

Lenovo partners with BIWIN to bring company’s first SSD series

Lenovo is set to debut its very first SSD lineup. This lineup will consist of four storage solutions: PCIe Gen 4, PCIe Gen 3, SATA III, and portable drives. They will all be manufactured by BIWIN, one of the major solid state driv...
Abid Ahsan Shanto, 25 Jan 2024 18:40
A Realme 12 Pro design leak. (Source: Yanko Design)

Realme 12 Pro with mid-range Qualcomm smartphone SoC spotted on Geekbench

The Realme 12 Pro is officially slated to launch as a new Android smartphone with a "luxury" design that may or may not integrate decent rear cameras; however, a new tip hints it will conceal profoundly mid-tier specs beneath that...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 25 Jan 2024 17:58
The Zero. (Source: MAINGEAR)

MAINGEAR x MSI Zero launches as limited-edition PC with RTX 4070 Ti Super and custom cable management

MAINGEAR has marked the launch of the RTX 4070 Ti Super card by conducting a "limited drop" of a new "handcrafted and individually numbered" PC custom-built in collaboration with MSI. The Zero is touted to bring a revolution in ga...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 24 Jan 2024 19:47
Samsung is offering the 990 EVO in two capacities at launch. (Image source: Samsung)

Samsung EVO 990 SSD starts from $124.99 with PCIe 4.0 and PCIe 5.0 hybrid interface

Samsung is now selling the 990 EVO, the world's first SSD that can be connected via PCIe 4.0 or PCIe 5.0. Suitable for modern devices that support the M.2 2280 standard, the Samsung 990 EVO is available for as little as $124.99 wi...
Alex Alderson, 23 Jan 2024 19:42
The OT8. (Source: Oukitel)

Oukitel OT8 11-inch 2K tablet now available at less than $180

Oukitel touts its latest tablet as "feather-light and wafer-thin" despite its large battery rated for about 2 days of use per charge. The OT8 also boasts a TÜV SÜD-certified "Eye-Friendly" screen with an on-trend resolution. It is...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 22 Jan 2024 17:20
Seagate Mozaic 3+ technologies pave the way for 30+ TB hard drives. (Source: Seagate)

Seagate announces trailblazing Exos 30 TB hard drive utilizing breakthrough Mozaic 3+ technologies to lower power consumption and store more at AI and cloud datacenters

Seagate has announced its trailblazing Exos 30 TB hard drive for the enterprise market. Breakthrough Mozaic3+ technologies are used in this drive to lower power consumption by 40% while increasing recording densities. This paves t...
David Chien, 22 Jan 2024 09:38
DXP480T Plus: New network storage for flash memory

DXP480T Plus: This network storage unit promises extremely high data transfer rates thanks to M.2 SSDs, comes with 10 Gbit/s Ethernet and TB 4

The DXP480T Plus is a new network storage device that relies entirely on potentially extremely high-performance flash memory and is also relatively compact. Network connection speeds are said to be very fast - anything else would ...
Silvio Werner, 22 Jan 2024 04:27
The OpenSwim Pro. (Source: Shokz)

Shokz OpenSwim Pro teased as watersports-ready Bluetooth earphones

Some wireless earphones are marketed as capable of withstanding sweat and splashes, yet none are overtly backed as worthy of keeping on in the swimming pool. The Shokz OpenSwim Pro, on the other hand, are touted to launch with the...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 20 Jan 2024 20:07
The Note 30. (Source: Infinix)

Infinix Note 40 tipped to combine Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra-esque specs with budget platform - again

Infinix is now believed to release a 2024 Android smartphone that will charge as fast as the new Galaxy S24 Ultra, and have a screen almost the same size as the new Samsung super-flagship, yet be accessible to a whole new range of...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 20 Jan 2024 18:42
The new VS1. (Source: VIOFO)

VIOFO VS1 launches as super-minimalist 2K Sony STARVIS 2-powered dash-cam

Viofo claims to have developed the ideal dash-cam for users who want as much of a hands-free experience as possible in the new VS1. Its "tiny" form-factor integrates a novel rotating mount for more freedom of placement within the ...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 18 Jan 2024 17:55
The converted Macbook Air with membrane cooling. (Photo: Andreas Sebayang/

CES 2024 | Frore Systems demonstrates Airjet membrane cooling with Macbook Air, Galaxy Book 2, smartphone and SSDs

During the CES 2024, Frore Systems showcased several examples of what can be cooled with the Airjet Mini membrane cooling system, which takes up minimal space while simultaneously boosting hardware performance. There is also a developer kit, but it is very expensive.
Andreas Sebayang, 17 Jan 2024 15:13
The Raspberry Pi 5 has more than enough power to be a useful addition to your home network (Source: Raspberry Pi)

4 Raspberry Pi 5 projects to make use of the power of one of the best SBCs out there

CheckMag The Raspberry Pi 5 is a single board computer that has seen a significant boost to performance this generation. With support for PCIE devices, massive overclocking headroom, a physical on / off switch and an active cooling option,...
David Devey, 13 Jan 2024 02:00
Ugreen NASync brings 6 NAS devices tailored for different needs (Image source: Ugreen)

CES 2024 | Ugreen NASync series debuts as company's first NAS solutions

Ugreen, a brand best known for smartphone and computer accessories, has branched out to network attached storage (NAS). The company unveiled the Ugreen NASync series at CES 2024, which comprises six NAS devices with up to Intel Co...
Abid Ahsan Shanto, 12 Jan 2024 06:52
Synology BeeStation: Simple storage solution

Synology BeeStation: New storage solution intended to ensure simple and secure backups, even with web access

Storage solution provider Synology is offering users a very simple way to back up their own data in the BeeStation - backups can also be made from smartphones and cloud storage.
Silvio Werner, 08 Jan 2024 22:06
Samsung accidentally makes the 990 Evo SSD listing public (Image source: Samsung Ukraine)

Accidental store listing details Samsung 990 EVO SSD before formal launch

Samsung’s Ukraine store accidentally listed the Samsung 990 EVO SSD before a formal announcement. It has also popped up on Amazon in Germany. These gave away the core details and the early pricing information about the mid-range S...
Abid Ahsan Shanto, 08 Jan 2024 08:45
Buying films at Best Buy stores will soon no longer be possible. (Image: Best Buy)

Despite rising streaming costs, Best Buy removes DVDs and Blu-rays from the shelves in the USA

Streaming providers are becoming more and more expensive in the US. In this phase of all times, Best Buy is suspending the sale of physical video media. Video games on the other hand will still continue to be on offer.
Andreas Sebayang, 08 Jan 2024 03:32
F4-424 Pro: New, powerful network storage

F4-424 Pro: New NAS launches with powerful Intel processor, fast network connection and supports virtualization

After just a few days, TerraMaster has unveiled yet another network storage device. The F4-424 Pro has a powerful processor and is designed to support very large amounts of storage. Faster network connections are also possible.
Silvio Werner, 07 Jan 2024 10:00
Jacob Weldon and Raquel Lin found the master tapes from Reboot. (Photo: Reboot Rewind/Jacob Weldon/Raquel Lin)

Digital master tapes of the 3D series 'Reboot' found, but a playback device is lacking

In the mid-1990s, a science fiction series with 3D effects was created, which was even digitally archived. Now, the master tapes have resurfaced. But according to a report, it is still unclear how these can be played.
Andreas Sebayang, 01 Jan 2024 06:45
TerraMaster: Two new network storage devices presented

TerraMaster: New network storage system with Intel CPU supports M.2 SSDs, virtualization and dual 2.5 Gbps Ethernet

TerraMaster is offering a new network storage system based on a new Intel processor. Depending on the specific model chosen, up to two or four mass storage devices can be installed in various formats.
Silvio Werner, 31 Dec 2023 23:19
Mainboard with two different Intel processors for network applications

Use of different Intel processors possible: This motherboard is a strong foundation for a DIY NAS

A new mainboard allows users to create a network storage system according to their needs. The model is now available with two different Intel processors.
Silvio Werner, 31 Dec 2023 23:03
The Nova 12 Lite. (Source: Huawei)

Huawei Nova 12 Lite emerges as new Snapdragon-powered mid-range smartphone

The Lite edition might be the least premium of the new Huawei Nova 12 series of smartphones, yet has been styled to most resemble the ex-flagship 11 Pro, especially around the 50MP main rear camera. Nevertheless, it has the same u...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 26 Dec 2023 17:56
The Honor Pad 9. (Source: Digital Chat Station via Weibo)

Honor Pad 9 touted to launch with paper-like display and generous storage options

Honor has announced that it has a product to launch later in December 2023 - however, it is a tablet rather than a certain upcoming flagship smartphone. Regardless, the Pad 9 is now backed to launch with next-gen "soft light" disp...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 16 Dec 2023 18:56
ZimaCube: Successful Kickstarter campaign raises $1.19 million

ZimaCube: Successful Kickstarter campaign comes to a close

The ZimaCube Kickstarter campaign has just come to a close, having successfully raised close to $1.2 million.
Christian Hintze, 13 Dec 2023 22:09
The POCO C65 is on the way. (Source: Redmi)

POCO C65 with segment-first 8GB RAM spec set for mid-December 2023 India launch

POCO asserts that it will bring 8GB RAM smartphones within budget for a whole new group of Indian consumers soon. The C65 also boasts a 50MP rear camera hump, finished in a Pastel Design that leaves the viewer in no doubt as to it...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 11 Dec 2023 19:35
The Redmi 13C. (Source: Redmi)

Redmi 13C launch as India's latest ~$100 Android smartphone imminent

Redmi India has announced that the smartphone also sometimes known as the POCO C65 will launch as the 13C very shortly. It is to be made available in two "Starshine Design" colorways, and will start at less than the equivalent of ...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 11 Dec 2023 19:08
Kioxia Exceria Plus, a fast external SSD reviewed: Almost 1,000 MB/s

Kioxia Exceria Plus, a fast external SSD reviewed: Almost 1,000 MB/s

Kioxia, a company that has evolved from Toshiba, introduces the Exceria Plus external SSD as a rapid alternative to USB sticks. This external SSD offers backward compatibility and is available in three different storage capacities...
Christian Hintze, 10 Dec 2023 14:18
The Insta360 GO 3. (Source: Insta360)

Insta360 GO 3 refreshed in new Matte Black colorway

The Insta360 GO 3 is one of the most innovative products in the action camera market. Furthermore, it is also now available in a color other than white. The new Matte Black shade is applied to the GO 3's Action Pod as well as its ...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 09 Dec 2023 18:36
Phison will attend CES 2024 (Image Source: Phison)

Phison plans to showcase 14.7 GB/s PCIe 5.0 SSD along with world's first inexpensive USB4 flash drives at CES 2024

The flagship NVMe SSD with E26 controller is supposed to break 1000 MB/s speeds in PCMark 10 and 3DMark storage tests, and Phison will also show new M.2 2230 SSDs for handheld consoles.
Bogdan Solca, 08 Dec 2023 17:22
Aoostar has only revealed one image of its substantial NAS so far. (Image source: Aoostar)

Aoostar NAS coming with AMD Ryzen 7 5800U, an LED display and a dozen drive bays

Aoostar has unveiled another NAS solution that could also be used full-time as a mini-PC. Based around the AMD Ryzen 7 5800U, the device integrates a small LED display into its metal case to provide various values, as well as twel...
Alex Alderson, 07 Dec 2023 17:22
Corsair advertises the MP600 Micro for Lenovo Legion Go storage upgrades. (Image source: Corsair)

Corsair MP600 Micro announced as new M.2 2242 SSD for Lenovo Legion Go modders

Corsair has announced the MP600 Micro, an M.2 2242 and PCIe 4.0 x4 SSD. Offering up to 4,300 MB/s sequential write and 5,100 MB/s sequential read speeds, the Corsair MP600 Micro retails for $74.99 and is available now in multiple ...
Alex Alderson, 07 Dec 2023 17:16
The Aoostar Pro has a metal housing with what appears to be a magnetic front panel. (Image source: Aoostar)

Aoostar Pro previewed as new mini-PC and NAS with AMD and Intel processor options

Aoostar has showcased the Pro, a NAS and mini-PC that will be available in early 2024 with a choice of AMD and Intel processors. Equipped with four dedicated cages that accept 2.5-inch and 3.5-inch drives, the AMD edition will als...
Alex Alderson, 07 Dec 2023 16:12
The DT1 Lite. (Source: FOSSIBOT)

FOSSIBOT DT1 Lite launches as new 2K display rugged Android tablet for under US$140

FOSSIBOT has introduced its DT1 Lite as a device with a 1200x2000 display that starts at just over US$135. The IP68/IP69K/MIL-STD-810H-rated tablet runs Android 13 and has a 10,000mAh+ batter with a handy power bank function; then...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 05 Dec 2023 17:10
Biomemory has designed its DNA Card to last until nearly 2200. (Image source: Biomemory)

Biomemory DNA Cards to store data as synthetic DNA with 150 year lifespan

French startup Biomemory has introduced a new kind of memory card designed to securely store data for at least 150 years. According to the company, the Biomemory card encodes this data as DNA that it replicates thousands of times ...
Alex Alderson, 05 Dec 2023 16:04
Kioxia Exceria Plus hands-on review: External SSD with data rates of up to 1,000 MB/s

Kioxia Exceria Plus hands-on review: External SSD with data rates of up to 1,000 MB/s

Ex-Toshiba portable memory. The Kioxia Exceria Plus external SSD boasts transfer rates of up to 1,000 MB/s via USB 3.2. It comes in 500 GB, 1 TB, and 2 TB capacities. We put the medium edition through its paces on a Windows PC, Mac, and Android smartphone. It is also compatible with the PS4 and 5, as well as the Xbox. Could it be used for gaming storage as well, or just data storage?
Christian Hintze, 05 Dec 2023 10:27
Security gaps in the open source services prompted a server update (Image: Nextcloud/Owncloud)

Security gaps discovered in Nextcloud and ownCloud's cloud software

Cloud computing programs Nextcloud and ownCloud were recently affected by several security gaps that allowed third parties to access stored server files. The vulnerabilities have already been fixed in the current versions.
Alexander Pensler, 04 Dec 2023 23:36
The OnePlus 12. (Source: OnePlus)

OnePlus 12 display type and size revealed in new leak

The OnePlus 12 will launch with the best display in the Android smartphone market on its launch - according to its maker, at least. Now, a new leak purports to confirm how big that potentially class-leading screen is going to be. ...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 03 Dec 2023 22:06
A P60?...apparently not. (Source: WHYLAB via Weibo)

Huawei Enjoy 70 leaks in the wild as new mid-range smartphone with flagship design

Huawei's most distinctive camera hump is now longer exclusive to the high-end P60 series, according to a new leak. It has reportedly trickled down to a new generation of the Enjoy series, slated for an imminent launch as the lates...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 03 Dec 2023 18:09
The new H6. (Source: AGM Mobile)

AGM H6 launches as an extra-slim, extra-light rugged smartphone

AGM Mobile claims to solve one of the rugged Android smartphone industry's most pressing problems by making its new H6 up to 27.27% lighter and up to 35.78% slimmer than the average IP68/IP69K/MIL-STD-810H-rated mobile device. Its...
Deirdre O'Donnell, 01 Dec 2023 09:00
VP4000 Mini: Compact SSD for mobile devices

VP4000 Mini: SSD for Steam Deck and Co. delivers up to 5,000 MByte/s and promises strong graphene cooling

The VP4000 Mini from Patriot is a new and particularly compact SSD. Despite its small dimensions, it should also impress with its high speed and should be particularly suitable for use in gaming handhelds, for example. Cooling is ...
Silvio Werner, 26 Nov 2023 14:17


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