Crucial SSD Upgrade Made My Old MacBook Pro Better than New

Crucial SSD MacBook Pro Swap

I had an aging MacBook Pro. It’s a 2011 model, which I believe is the first model with Thunderbolt. And while the Thunderbolt connectivity has been great, the internal 5400RPM hard drive has gotten slower and slower over the years.

After hearing plenty of reports on the benefits of upgrading to an internal SSD drive in these MacBook models, I finally bit the (surprising affordable) bullet and picked up a Crucial 512GB SSD for a little over $200. [Read more...]

G-Tech G-Drive ev 220 Now Available

G-Drive ev 220

The G-Tech G-Drive ev 220 external hard drive, which is capable of being used in conjunction with the G-Dock ev is now available. The G-Drive ev 220 is a 2TB drive that offers transfer rates up to 220MB/s. It can also be used as a standalone USB 3.0 drive when not connected via the G-Dock ev.  [Read more...]

Hard Drive and Memory Card Deals

Western Digital Portable Hard Drive

B&H has several deals on external hard drives and memory cards. Most of these are in limited quantities, so they may be gone soon. Check them out below.

Western Digital 1.5TB My Passport Ultra portable USB 3.0 drive for $69 (reg. $89)

Western Digital 4TB My Book desktop USB 3.0 drive for $149 (reg. $169)

HGST 1TB Touro Mobile MX3 portable USB 3.0 drive for $54.99 (reg. $79.99)

Sony 32GB SDHC card for $13.99 (reg. $17.99)