Western Digital's new Pro-G40 SSD is its most rugged to date and offers read and write speeds up to 2530MB/s and 2717MB/s, respectively, in our testing.
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May 10, 2022 at 19:32
Western Digital has announced new products in its SanDisk Professional series, including the Pro-Blade modular SSD ecosystem and faster SanDisk Extreme Pro SD and microSD cards.
Western Digital to lose out on 6.5 exabytes of flash storage following production line contamination
Feb 10, 2022 at 19:01
Western Digital doesn't specify what caused the contamination of its two facilities but says it's working alongside a partner to get the production lines operational as fast as possible.
Jul 6, 2021 at 15:55
We recently wrote about a security flaw with Western Digital My Book Live devices. Since then, more details have come out about the vulnerability, which may be more widespread than originally thought.
Jun 25, 2021 at 18:45
Some Western Digital My Book Live users are reporting complete data loss. Western Digital is advising users of the network-connected external hard drive to disconnect it from the internet immediately.
Jan 11, 2019 at 17:01
Western Digital's latest portable storage solution offers large capacities and fast performance in a rugged case.
Apr 9, 2018 at 17:37
Western Digital has just revealed the newest generation G-Technology G-DRIVE Pro and G-SPEED Shuttle SSDs, an incredibly fast lineup of solid state drives that are built to work with 4K and 8K RAW video.
videoApr 6, 2018 at 21:00
Western Digital's new Black 3D NVMe SSD was built for hardcore gamers, but it's ideal for video production because of its ability to rapidly and seamlessly handle 4K/UHD graphics.
Feb 27, 2018 at 21:23
The 400GB SanDisk Extreme UHS-I microSDXC card is officially the world’s fastest UHS-I flash memory card, offering read speeds up to 160MB/s and write speeds up to 90MB/s—over 50% faster than current UHS-I Extreme microSD cards.
Jan 9, 2018 at 22:03
The SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD was designed to offer performance and durability in a highly portable package, while the My Passport Wireless SSD packs built-in WiFi, an SD slot, and more for photographers on-the-go.
Jan 9, 2018 at 19:11
Western Digital has managed to fit a full Terabyte of storage onto a USB-C thumb drive. The memory stick was revealed at CES, and WD is claiming that it's "the world's smallest 1TB flash USB-C drive."
Sep 18, 2017 at 14:19
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.
Sep 15, 2017 at 14:54
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.
Aug 30, 2017 at 18:43
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.
Aug 22, 2017 at 16:05
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.
Jun 1, 2017 at 18:29
Two new SSD lines under WD's and SanDisk's brand are the first to deploy SanDisk's new 64-layer 3D NAND chips.
accessory reviewNov 11, 2016 at 11:00
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
Oct 11, 2016 at 12:00
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
Jun 21, 2016 at 12:01
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
May 26, 2016 at 19:50
Hard disk drive giant Western Digital has acquired flash memory manufacturer SanDisk in a deal worth $18 billion. Read more
Feb 19, 2016 at 23:22
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
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 reviewApr 20, 2015 at 15:00
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
Sep 6, 2014 at 05:01
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
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