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Next-gen USB SuperSpeed to eliminate power cords

USB SuperSpeed will move from 5Gbps bandwidth to 10Gbps in the coming year, but it's also leaping from 10 watts to 100 watts for charging, which could power monitors and even HDTVs.

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Lab Tests: Pushing a Fusion Drive to its limits

What happens when you push the limits of the Fusion Drive? Macworld Lab ran some tests to find out.

Mac of the Future: Storage

SSDs continue to rule, but mechanical hard drives aren’t going away entirely.

Ins and outs of upgrading your iMac

What happens if you upgrade an older iMac with an SSD and more RAM? You might be surprised at the performance results. Macworld Lab has a report.

Crucial unveils bargain SSDs for older laptops

Crucial today announced a new solid-state drive (SSD) targeted at users who want to upgrade older computer systems with a flash drive that boasts a price well under $1 per gigabyte of capacity.

Seagate signals growing interest in SSDs with stake in DensBits

Seagate Technology, known mainly for its hard-disk drives, continued to build its solid-state storage portfolio by announcing Monday that it will take a stake in DensBits Technologies.

OWC unveils 960GB solid-state drive

OWC last week unveiled its OWC Mercury Electra MAX, a 960GB external solid-state drive compatible with Macs and other PCs; it’s the highest-capacity drive ever offered by the company. And that big storage capacity comes with a hefty price tag: $1,300.

Drobo embraces Thunderbolt, releases Drobo Mini

Drobo today announced two new storage arrays, including its first portable unit, the Drobo Mini, and a larger array with as much as six times the performance.

Apple's all-flash MacBook Pro, iCloud drive industry changes

The announcement by Apple that it is selling a flash-only MacBook, combined with native iCloud support, will likely lead to a drop in SSD prices and push other laptop makers in a similar direction.

Toshiba to launch camera SD cards with Wi-Fi file sharing in U.S. this summer

Toshiba will launch its new line of Wi-Fi enabled SD memory cards in the U.S. in the summer, a company executive said Thursday.

Elgato offers Thunderbolt SSD

Elgato on Tuesday announced its foray into the storage market with its new Thunderbolt SSD, a solid-state drive designed for use with Macs equipped with a high-speed Thunderbolt connector.

Intel hopes for SSD boost in memory asset sale to Micron

Micron Technology has bought out Intel's stake in two wafer factories that are part of a NAND joint venture between the two companies.

Hands on with Intel's new Cherryville 520 SSD

Intel today started shipping its fastest solid-state drive to date, the 520 Series SSD.