B&H has the Toshiba 1TB Canvio Connect USB 3.0 portable hard drive for $54.99 (reg. $64.99). Check it out here at B&H Photo.
B&H has deals a few different WD and Toshiba portable drives as part of its Back-to-School deals right now. Check them out via the links below.
Online backup service Backblaze continues to post an enormous amount of data concerning its experience with over 40,000 hard drives from all the major manufacturers. This data is unique in that it demonstrates the real world failure rates from hard drives that are being pushed on a daily basis. That’s something I can’t do in a review of a single hard drive. [Read more…]
Toshiba has announced a new line of Exceria SD cards, which are currently available in sizes up to 64GB – with a 128GB model coming in January 2015. The new cards are UHS-I Speed Class 3 cards, which means they provide a minimum write speed of 30MB/s and are capable of recording 4K video on many current 4K cameras.
The new cards also provide read speeds up to 95MB/s and write speeds up to 60MB/s.
Several sizes are available – 16GB, 32GB and 64GB – and range from $59.99 up to $179.99. Check them out here on Amazon.com.
Toshiba has announced a new SDHC card that features embedded wireless LAN communication for both downloads and uploads on a wireless network. The new FlashAir card allows you to use devices that are compliant with the new standard to share images back and forth among them. [Read more…]
As you are probably aware, many camera manufacturers are based in Japan. Nikon, Canon and Sony (among others) were all affected by the catastrophic earthquake that struck Japan last week.
Below you will find links to relevant stories concerning damage to manufacturing plants and the temporary closings of certain plants, which resulted from the recent earthquake, tsunami and/or nuclear disaster in Japan. [Read more…]