Tag Archive: Hard


Upgrade your storage space with the $80 WD Elements 4TB desktop hard drive

Save all the data!

The WD Elements 4TB desktop hard drive is down to $ 79.99 on Amazon. That’s $ 20 off its normal price and a match for the lowest we’ve ever seen.

If 4TB is too much or you need something to take out and about, you can get the 2TB drive for just $ 58.49 right now. That’s the portable version and a great deal.

The desktop drive is simply plug-and-play. It uses USB  [Read More…]

Celebrate World Backup Day with these discounted hard drives at Amazon

Keep your data safe.

As part of its Gold Box deals of the day, Amazon is offering some big savings on a variety of hard drives to help you keep all your personal data backed up. Being World Backup Day, there’s no better time to have a deal like this than today. Whether you are looking for a 2TB external drive to keep on your desk or an 8TB drive for your NAS, this deal has you  [Read More…]

Why is it so hard to ‘root’ a smartphone?

If a phone is just a tiny computer, why is it so hard to be the admin?

Rooting, bootloader unlocking, jailbreaking; it has many different descriptions but they all mean the same thing when it comes to smartphones. It’s how you open the phone’s software bootloader so that you can load unofficial software.

Android users have it easier than most (which may not be a great thing all the time) because changing the Linux permission model that  [Read More…]

Putting Google Assistant in everything is easy — getting everything *else* in there is hard

Now that Google and Qualcomm have the silicon worked out, it’s time to get (really) serious about the services.

It sure didn’t take Google too long to reach parity with Amazon on the hardware front, did it? Consider how long the Amazon Echo has been around. Decades, right? (OK, just a few years now — the OG Echo was released in limited numbers at the end of 2014.) Google Home has been around for a year and change. Both pretty  [Read More…]

Best External Hard Drives for PlayStation 4

The days of cracking open a PS4 for expansion are over!

PlayStation 4 owners have no shortage of choice when it comes to storage expansion. Popping out the internal drive is fairly easy, but if you don’t want to go through that trouble there’s an alternative. Just plug a USB hard drive into your console, and instantly you have all the storage you could ever need.

All you need now is to pick the right drive for  [Read More…]

Hard Disk Manager 15: Powerful backup and flexible recovery for your PC, just $24.99

How often are you backing up the data on your PC? Chances are good that some of you are doing it semi-regularly. Sadly, we bet a larger portion of you don’t do it very often at all. Heck, we bet there are some of you who don’t even do it, thinking, “Nah, I’m okay.” You […]

How to upgrade your PlayStation 4 Pro hard drive

Upgrading your PlayStation 4 Pro hard drive doesn’t have to give you a headache.{.intro}

Your PlayStation 4 Pro is a gaming beast, capable of delivering you tons of excellent games, apps, experiences, and even VR if you’ve picked up a PlayStation VR. The time may come when you want to upgrade your hard drive, and when that happens, it isn’t a super long and drawn-out process.

You will need some know-how, and a Phillips head screwdriver to do  [Read More…]

If you need storage, Amazon has a bunch of Seagate hard drives on sale for Prime Day

Amazon has a whole bunch of Seagate hard drives on sale for Prime Day, including internal and external drives. A particularly good deal is the Seagate Backup Plus Slim 2TB on sale for $ 60. This is the all-time lowest price on this hard drive. Since early June it has sold around $ 77 and before that was selling around $ 70. Either way, the $ 60 price tag is worth a look.

The Seagate Backup Plus Slim  [Read More…]

It’s easy to upgrade your PlayStation 4 storage with an external hard drive

Upgrading your hard drive is as easy as plugging in a compatible external hard drive.

It used to be when you bought a console, upgrading your storage was something that was easier said than done. When you initially pick up a PlayStation 4, 500GB or a full Terabyte of space seems like a lot. In reality though, that might only hold 15 or 20 games. If you intend on purchasing plenty of digital movies, or you play  [Read More…]

Best hard drive for upgrading your PlayStation 4 storage

Get all the space you need with an external hard drive.

While your PlayStation 4 might initially seem like it has all the space in the world for games, apps, and movies, eventually you’re going to run out of room. Instead of deleting old saves or removing games from your system entirely, you can upgrade your space with an external hard drive. We’ve got the details on how to pick the right one here!

Why you’ll want  [Read More…]