Tag Archive: Storage

Give your PC storage the zip it needs with these Prime Day SSD deals

Solid-state drives (SSD) are one of the best upgrades you can make to any PC to make it instantly feel faster. If you’re looking to give your PC a solid boost, there are a number of SSD models on sale this Prime Day on Amazon, ranging from leaders like Samsung to Western Digital and Seagate. Here are ourpicks for some of the best deals today.

The leader Samsung 970 EVO 500GB

Staff pick

You can’t go wrong  [Read More…]

Keep your Quest safe with these great storage cases

Now that mobile VR has taken off with the release of the Oculus Quest, consumers may be asking, what’s the best way to carry my headset around when I’m not using it? In the case of the Quest, there are a handful of options available right now. The following are suggestions for case selections.

Official Quest Case Oculus Quest Travel Case

The official Oculus Quest Travel Case is the perfect fit to carry and store your Oculus  [Read More…]

Does the ASUS Chromebook C434 have expandable storage?

Best answer: The ASUS Chromebook Flip C434 has a microSD slot, allowing you to expand the internal storage with a microSD card quite easily and affordably. This is especially helpful now that microSD storage is accessible by Android apps installed on your Chromebook.

Easy to expand: ASUS Chromebook Flip C434 (From $ 570 at Amazon) Room for more movies: SanDisk Ultra microSD card (From $ 7 at Amazon) Easily expandable

Chromebooks for the most part don’t come  [Read More…]

ASUS’ limited edition ZenFone 6 Edition 30 has 12GB RAM, 512GB storage

ASUS is launching a special variant of the ZenFone 6 to commemorate its 30th anniversary.

What you need to know ASUS unveils ZenFone 6 Edition 30 with a new design at the back. Only 3,000 units will be sold globally. It has 12GB of RAM, 512GB of storage, and comes with a 30-month warranty.

ASUS is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, and to commemorate the occasion the Taiwanese manufacturer rolled out a series of limited edition  [Read More…]

Expand your Galaxy S10 storage with these microSD cards

The base storage for the Galaxy S10 lineup is 128GB — which is an insane number considering it was nothing more than a pipe dream for smartphones storage five short years ago — but that’s just the base level. Because Samsung phones include a microSD card slot, you’re able to add as much extra storage to your phone as you want, up to 512GB. We’ve rounded up your best options.

Best for your budget Samsung 32GB EVO Select

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What is UFS 3.0 storage, and why should you care?

Best answer: UFS 3.0 is the latest iteration of Universal Flash Storage, a storage standard designed for the likes of smartphones and digital cameras. UFS offers read and write speeds that are significantly faster than eMMC (embedded MultiMediaCard) while retaining the same power consumption figures. Think it of as a mobile SSD for your phone.

Speed demon: OnePlus 7 Pro ($ 669 at OnePlus) UFS delivers SSD-like speeds on smartphones

UFS (Universal Flash Storage) has emerged as  [Read More…]

Meet the Motorola One Vision: Big screen, big storage, and 48-MP camera

Motorola on Wednesday announced its latest smartphone, but don’t look for it on US shelves anytime soon. It’s a shame, too, because it’s got the makings of a great device and a price we can appreciate.

The Motorola One Vision is an Android One endeavor which means it will receive monthly security updates and major software releases. In fact, its partnership with Google means it will “exceed software requirements”.

Looking at the hardware, we really like what we see in  [Read More…]

OnePlus 7 Pro confirmed to feature UFS 3.0 flash storage

OnePlus 7 Pro is one of the first phones to offer UFS 3.0 flash storage.

OnePlus isn’t waiting around for its May 14 launch event to reveal details on the OnePlus 7 Pro. In a tweet, Pete Lau has confirmed that the OnePlus 7 Pro will feature UFS 3.0 flash storage, making the device one of the first in the world to be based on the new standard. Samsung’s Galaxy Fold foldable phone also uses the same  [Read More…]

Google pushes Android Q’s controversial Scoped Storage enforcement to 2020

Scoped Storage requires new permissions and has been pushed back till Android R to give developers more time.

One of Android Q‘s key focuses so far has been privacy, bringing a big change to how apps access a phone’s file system. In the most recent beta, Google implemented Scoped Storage, an important tenet of that privacy push, and it was immediately met with negative feedback and controversy.

Scoped Storage has good intentions: it’s meant to allow apps  [Read More…]

What is Scoped Storage in Android Q?

One of Android’s fundamentals is getting a big overhaul. One that will require a rewrite of a long list of apps that try to access files stored on your device.

Privacy and security are going to be a major focus of Android Q. That’s a good thing for each and every user, especially when many of the changes require no action on our part to happen. Security experts worrying about security on our phones means we can  [Read More…]