Amazon has SanDisk memory cards, flash drives and SSD drives as one of its Goldbox Deals of the Day for today only. Notable deals include a 32GB MicroSDHC card for $9.99 and a 960GB SSD drive for $199.99, among other solid deals. Check them all out here on Amazon.com.
OWC announced the Envoy Pro Mini SSD drive back at CES 2015 but is getting closer to shipping the drives. The Envoy Pro Mini will be available in 120GB, 240GB and 480GB. [Read more…]
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…]
Blackmagic has added yet another firmware update for the Production Camera 4K. The new Camera v. 1.9.5 update adds the ability to directly format an SSD to HFS+ or exFAT within the camera.
The firmware is currently being worked on for the other Blackmagic cameras. You can download the update for the Production Camera 4K here on Blackmagic Design’s website.
Drobo has released its new Drobo Mini with SSD, which features four 2.5″ drive bays packed with SSDs and available in 1TB, 2TB and 4TB options.
The Drobo Mini connects via Thunderbolt or USB 3.0. It weighs less than three pounds and can handle multiple drive failures without data loss.
The Drobo Mini with SSD pricing starts at $1199. Check out all the Drobo Mini options here at B&H Photo.
LaCie has updated its Rugged hard drive line with a new drive that features a built-in Thunderbolt cable, as well as a USB 3.0 port and higher capacity SSD options. [Read more…]