Apple Adds USB-C to New iPad Mini, Bumps Storage on iPad

At its iPhone 13 event today, Apple also debuted a next-generation iPad and iPad mini.  The biggest changes apply to the iPad mini, which arrives next week starting at $499. The…

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WD Gives Spinning Hard Drives a NAND Flash Boost

Western Digital today introduced a new flash-enhanced hard-drive architecture, dubbed OptiNAND technologyk, which optimizes and integrates hard disk drives (HDDs) with an iNAND embedded flash drive. According to WD, OptiNAND…

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The Best Rugged Hard Drives and SSDs for 2021

What's the best way to be sure your external hard drive won't suffer an early demise due to rough handling? Keep it in a climate-controlled room, wrapped in bubble wrap,…

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The Best External Hard Drives for 2021

In an era when 50GB of iCloud storage is 99 cents per month, and trim, slim external SSDs are getting cheaper, external hard drives might appear less essential than they…

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