Which storage is right for you: SSD vs. HDD

Everything you need to know when choosing between SSD or HDD for essential, external storage for your computer or laptop.

How to switch to an SSD to boost the performance of...

 Does your laptop seem a little sluggish? Replacing its hard drive with a solid state drive (SSD) is a big performance win. Even better, the procedure takes just minutes and just about anyone can do it. Here’s how.

Why you need an SSD

Solid state storage offers many benefits, not the least of which is incredible speed, so it's time for an SSD for your PC.

Does your computer need a Seagate FireCuda Gaming Dock?

The Seagate FireCuda Gaming Dock has already proved its worth for PC gaming, but would it make sense to have one on your desktop for everyday use?

Choose the right flash drive for school and for sharing

USB flash drives make sharing big files at school or at work easier than ever, but not every drive is created equal. You need to pick the right tool for the right job, and here are some tips to help make that decision.

WD My Cloud EX2 Ultra review

 As you build an impressive collection of movies, music and photos, digital storage space becomes a priority. Does the WD My Cloud EX2 Ultra NAS provide enough room for your current needs, and enough expansion space for your 4K video future? What about ease of configuration and use? 

Make your computer kid-friendly for the summer

 School is out and the kids are home! Here are a few things to think about as you get your computer and your kids ready to handle the summertime computing fun.

Why does my computer take so long to boot-up?

   Is your computer crawling along at a snail’s pace when you boot it up? Avoid the aggravation, save yourself some time, and try these tips to bring your machine back up to speed.

Hybrid drives are an affordable blend of SSD speed and HDD...

If you're looking to improve your PC performance without breaking the bank, I'll show you how hybrid drives are an affordable blend of SSD speed and HDD mass storage.

Western Digital My Cloud Review: The Best Thing to Happen to...

Many of us have more data than we know what to do with. Digital photos, digital movies, MP3s and old school stuff like documents and spreadsheets can start to take up a lot of space on your PC. On your smartphone or tablet, it’s even worse —a lot of those photos get snapped on a smartphone and with limited storage, it doesn’t take long to fill them up. Cloud storage is always an option, but then you’re at the mercy of the provider and there may be charges associated with the service. Western Digital offers a compelling alternative —a “personal cloud”— with its My Cloud series of network hard drives. I tested a 3TB My Cloud drive and came away convinced that this is the best thing to happen to hard drives since USB.  

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