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Samsung 860 QVO 2TB SSD Hands-On and Benchmarks

Samsung has recently revealed their latest Samsung 860 QVO SSD with capacities of up to 4TB. We managed to get a hold of the 2TB

SecureData SecureDrive BT 1TB review

When it comes to storing data, there are two schools of thought. Either do it locally (on a hard drive or local server) or store

HyperX Savage EXO SSD Review : A small drive that’s great for small jobs

When you write small amounts of data to this USB 3.1 Gen 2 SSD, it’s as fast as they come. With large amounts of data—not

WD My Passport SSD Review: Fast, pocketable and convenient

Laptops, especially the higher end ones ideal for creative individuals, are fast ditching standard USB ports in favour of USB Type-C. While the newer port

Channel Master Stream+ review: The ups and downs of an Android TV DVR

A decent subscription-free DVR for cord-cutters, held back by Google, Netflix, and Amazon. The Stream+ is a fairly inexpensive way to record free over-the-air channels,

How to Downgrade macOS Mojave Beta to macOS High Sierra

You can downgrade the macOS Mojave beta to macOS High Sierra easily if you need to go back to a stable version on your Mac. If you are

How to add an SSD to your laptop

Adding an SSD to your laptop is the most effective upgrade you can perform. There is one upgrade that will universally improve a laptop’s performance:

Asus Vivobook X507UA-EJ215T Review

Our Verdict The Asus Vivobook X507 is a great entry-level laptop and ideal for anyone who is either looking for their first laptop or for

Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ review: New Pi gets a welcome performance hike

CPU bump and faster networking make the Pi more versatile than ever Pros Improved networking performance Faster processor for the same price Fully compatible with

Synology DS1817+ Review

For a number of years now, I have been a big fan of network attached storage (NAS) in order to keep all of my data

OWC Thunderbolt 3 dock review

PROS Build quality are pretty solid Port arrangement provides good accessiblity CONS Could be priced better Too bulky/heavy for road warriors Provides only 65W of

MSI Trident V3 Arctic review: Looks like a console, runs like a high-end desktop

If only this had been around for all our ’90s LAN parties The MSI Trident V3 is quiet, easily upgraded, and packs a GTX 1070

TerraMaster F2-220 NAS review

OUR VERDICT The F2-220 is a robustly constructed and powerful NAS offering that can fully saturate the available bandwidth of Gigabit Ethernet, but it lacks

Silicon Power Armor A85 review

OUR VERDICT A robust USB 3.0 portable drive that performs reasonably well for file transfers, and under the harshest of environmental conditions. FOR Hard as

Synology DiskStation DS1817 review

OUR VERDICT The DS1817 manages to effectively blur the line between small business requirements and enterprise expectations, while offering an interesting alternative for those who

Tablo Dual OTA DVR review: Less clutter at a cost

Built-in storage makes the Tablo Dual simpler to setup, but you might still be better off with the old model. Pros Easy to set up

Akitio Thunder3 PCIe SSD review : Blazingly fast external storage for rich kids

This blazingly fast external Thunderbolt 3 drive earns four stars despite its whopping $1,300 price tag. If the cost doesn’t faze you, the 2GBps transfer

How to Transfer Dish DVR Recordings to a New Hopper

Dish TV’s Hopper 3 can not only can play 4K content, but also has the ability to record and stream up to 16 shows at

10 Reasons Android Beats the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus

Apple’s iPhone 6s and 6s Plus phones generate a lot of press, but there are many reasons why 82.8 percent of all new smartphones sold

How to Upgrade the SSD in Your MacBook Pro with Retina Display

Even if you’re not doing a lot of video or photo editing, the hard drive in your MacBook Pro can quickly get filled with files.

Lenovo Y50 review: Good for gamers

For Decent value, good mid-range GPU that can handle just about any game Against Limited maximum screen brightness, fan stays on all the time, slightly

TiVo Bolt (1TB) review: getting smaller and faster has a price

TiVo has been in the DVR game for the better part of two decades, and even in the slow-paced TV world, that’s enough time to

How to be sure Photos for Mac stores full-resolution images

Brian Cahoon is concerned about where his photos and other media live. As a former Aperture user, he used its vault feature to back up

How to downgrade Windows 10: All your questions answered about rolling back to Windows 7 or 8.1 and upgrading back to Windows 10

By now you’ve probably decided by now whether or not Windows 10 is for you. If you don’t like it or are having problems, it’s

Sony HDD HB Portable Drive review: Durable, but overpriced

THE GOOD The Sony HDD HB portable drive includes Thunderbolt and USB 3.0 connections, delivers solid performance and is highly durable and dirt-resistant. It works

24 hours with Sony’s A7R II full-frame mirrorless camera

If that RX100 IV point-and-shoot isn’t powerful enough for you, Sony has a couple other new cameras to fit your needs: the A7R II and

Kingston microDuo 3C USB-C Review – One drive, Two plugs

One day the tech world will have embraced the USB-C connector – until then, we’re reliant on devices like Kingston’s DataTraveler microDuo 3C USB Flash