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Western Digital unveils new WD_Black Game Drives for consoles and PC

Optimized storage for the avid gamers out there.

The successors to Western Digital’s WD_Black SN750 NVMe Internal Gaming SSD have finally been unveiled, and they’re portable enough to bring along anywhere. In capacities ranging from 500GB to 12TB, these five new WD_Black hard disk drive and solid-state drive solutions are designed to optimize your gaming console’s storage capacity while built with a rugged exterior to keep them protected in just about any scenario. One model even features  [Read More…]

Kick-ass gadgets from Western Digital, Adonit, iOttie, myCharge, and more

We’re back with another roundup of cool gadgets worth checking out. While we tend to focus our reviews on mobile phones and accessories, sometimes we get the chance to try things that fall just a bit outside of that space. Nevertheless, we think they’re the sort of things that our readers might enjoy learning about.

For this edition we take a look at a solid state drive for a laptop, portable charger, dashboard mount, phone stand, and sound machine. Cool,  [Read More…]

Western Digital’s new mobile storage is ready for the 5G era

Downloading things superfast is only half the battle.

Just in case you hadn’t noticed, 5G is the big buzz at Mobile World Congress this year. But being able to download data to your phone, tablet or laptop with lightning speed is only half the battle. Enter Western Digital with its new embedded flash storage for the new era of 5G devices.

The iNAND MC EU511 (don’t get hung up on the name) is built on Western Digital’s  [Read More…]

The P20 Pro is already Huawei’s best-selling flagship in Western Europe

Sales of the phone increased by 316% compared to the P10 Plus.

The Huawei P20 Pro is one of the most stunning phones of the year, and that’s something that’s apparently resonating quite strongly with consumers in Western Europe. According to Huawei, the P20 Pro has already become its best-selling flagship in the country.

Orders for the P20 Pro have been open for just about four weeks, and during that time, Huawei reports that sales are already  [Read More…]

Check out this PlayStation Vita-like smartphone headed for a Western market soon

Gaming and smartphones have gone hand-in-hand for years now, but there has never been a phone that’s been designed with gamers in mind. Not if you live in the West anyway. Chinese handset maker, Snail Mobile has been making smartphones that look like handheld gaming consoles for years. But so far it has been selling […]

Wind Mobile is turning into a good telco alternative for Western Canadians

If you’re in the (western) market for a new plan, it’s time to consider Wind Mobile.

As of today, Wind Mobile has completed its network upgrades in all of its Western Canadian cities, including Vancouver, Calgary, and Edmonton. With those upgrades, the company claims speeds and coverage have been drastically improved, along with perhaps the most important metric — latency.

The realization comes after Wind announced that it has completed upgrades in Edmonton as part of  [Read More…]

Western Digital finalizes $16 billion SanDisk acquisition

In an effort that will create a storage giant, Western Digital has officially completed its purchase of SanDisk. The deal was originally announced in late 2015, carrying a total value of about $ 19 billion. According to a report from The Verge, however, that amount was lowered to $ 16 billion after Chinese firm Unisplendour backed out on its plans to purchase a 15% stake in Western Digital.

No matter how you slice it, the combined might  [Read More…]

Western Digital to acquire SanDisk for $19 billion

Western Digital has announced plans to acquire SanDisk to form a powerhouse in consumer memory. The deal will set WD back by $ 19 billion in a combination of cash and stock. With SanDisk under its wing, WD would become a storage solutions company with massive scale on the global stage.

Voice Actions now available in 5 more countries, expands to Western Europe

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Voice Actions are some of the most popular features of Android devices. Google has announced today that they have expanded the service to include five more countries and languages.

Here are the new additions:

United Kingdom (British English) France (French) Italy (Italian) Germany (German) Spain (Spanish)

Voice Search is available for all Android devices with 2.2 (Froyo) and higher.If the application is not built into your phone, see the links after the break  [Read More…]