Articles tagged "western-digital"

WD G-Technology unveils portable, rugged SSD for photographers

WD's new G-Technology G-Drive mobile SSD R-Series is a portable solid state option for photographers who want the reliability of an SSD in a rugged water and dust-resistant package.

Western Digital's new 12TB hard drive offers lots of storage and class-leading reliability

Western Digital just debuted a new, higher capacity WD Gold internal hard drive. The new drive offers 12TB of storage and class-leading reliability to the tune of a 550TB/year workload rating.

Western Digital unveils My Cloud Home wireless drives with up to 16TB of storage

WD just revealed their newest consumer-facing wireless backup drives called My Cloud Home. The drives come in capacities of up to 16TB and act just like a cloud backup system... except you own the hardware.

New Western Digital MyBook Duo offers up to 20TB of storage... for $800

Western Digital's new My Book Duo external desktop storage system offers up to 20TB of storage capacity, and comes with RAID-optimized WD Red hard drives.

Western Digital's new SSDs offer faster speeds and higher capacities

Two new SSD lines under WD's and SanDisk's brand are the first to deploy SanDisk's new 64-layer 3D NAND chips.

Western Digital launches its first portable SSD

The My Passport SSD is Western Digital's first portable SSD and comes with 256GB, 512GB or 1TB capacity. Read more

Accessory review: Western Digital My Passport Wireless Pro

Tired of carrying around a laptop to back up and process images? Western Digital wants to set you free with the My Passport Wireless Pro, a battery powered hard drive with card reader, Wi-Fi, and a mobile app. Is it up to the task? Read more

 

Western Digital gives My Passport and My Book drives a makeover

Western Digital has partnered with design firm fuseproject to create a new look for its My Passport and My Book external hard drives. Read more

Western Digital announces My Passport Wireless Pro

Western Digital has announced its new My Passport Wireless Pro hard drive, Wi-Fi enabled portable storage device designed for photographers and videographers who want to backup, access, and edit photos in the field. Read more

Western Digital acquires SanDisk as more data moves to solid state memory

Hard disk drive giant Western Digital has acquired flash memory manufacturer SanDisk in a deal worth $18 billion. Read more

Western Digital upgrades its My Cloud NAS system with multi-tasking processor

Storage manufacturer Western Digital Corporation has added a new 1.3 GHz dual core processor and 1GB of DDR3 memory to its latest network attached storage system and increased its maximum capacity to 12TB. The My Cloud EX2 Ultra is a twin-bay data storage device that the company aims at creative users, and which it is says is especially suited to those working with still and moving images. Read more

Western Digital announces plan to acquire SanDisk

Yesterday, Western Digital announced plans to acquire SanDisk Corporation, a company that specializes in memory chips and SD cards. According to a statement released on Wednesday, WD will purchase all of SanDisk’s shares in a deal totaling about $19 billion; a combination of cash and stock will be paid. Read more

Accessory Review: Western Digital My Passport Wireless

Western Digital's Wi-Fi enabled My Passport Wireless is a hard drive that features a built-in SD card reader. Alongside the drive, it offers a My Cloud app, allowing photo, video and audio files on the drive to be viewed wirelessly from a phone or tablet. With Wi-Fi hotspot capabilities it could be a very tempting device for roaming photographers who want photo backup without the burden of a laptop. Is it a travel photographer's new best friend? Read review

Western Digital launches My Passport Wireless hard drive with built-in SD card reader

Western Digital has launched a new wireless-enabled hard drive that uniquely features a built-in SD card reader. The My Passport Wireless might be coming to the market after other wireless options like the LaCie Fuel drive, but it’s the inclusion of the SD card reader that makes this product of particular interest to photographers. Read more

2012 Holiday Gift Guide
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We're rounded up 14 great gifts for the photographer this holiday season. From bags to tripods to filters and more, there should be something for everyone in our 2012 Holiday Gift Guide.