This new era of portable SSDs is replacing hard drives and cloud storage




A picture went viral on the internet a few years ago, of a woman standing beside a stack of papers as tall as her. The woman, American computer scientist Margaret Hamilton… and the papers, lines of computer code that controlled the Apollo 11, helping humans reach the moon. That same stack of code could be stored more than a million times on an SSD today, and the SSD would be no larger than the size of your thumb.

SSDs are rapidly becoming the future of storage. They’re replacing the clunky hard-disks (HDDs) as well as the expensive cloud storage bundles we’ve become so used to over the past few years. A good SSD is universally compatible too, giving you the same freedom and access as a cloud-storage account would, without the need for an internet connection. Take the TRANSFAST SSD, for instance. It’s roughly the size of a Bic lighter, but comes with a mind-numbing 2 Terabytes of storage, up to 550Mbps of read/write speed, and supports virtually every device you own, from your laptop and phone, to your tablet, DSLR, and even your gaming console.

The TRANSFAST measures a mere 73mm in length (2.8 inches) and weighs 24 grams (0.8oz). It sports a metal body which not only allows it to look sleek and compact but also doubles as a nifty heat-sink, ensuring that the SSD remains cool during file transfers. A Type-C port allows you to rapidly transfer as well as read files from the SSD, making it perfect for everything from backups to using as a drive to store and edit heavy video footage. In fact, with its ability to read data at 550Mbps and write at 480Mbps, you could practically transfer a BluRay film in the time it took you to read this sentence. Moreover, the USB-C port gives the TRANSFAST unrivaled compatibility, allowing it to work with Windows, MacOS, Android, iOS, DSLRs, the Nintendo Switch, and a host of other gaming consoles including the PlayStation.

The TRANSFAST comes in 1Tb and 2Tb variants, both encased in the same slick-yet-rugged aluminum body. As portable as the TRANSFAST is, it’s shock-proof too, making it unaffected by drops. With its cover in place, the TRANSFAST’s outer shell is waterproof too, and just to make things easier, each TRANSFAST Portable SSD comes with a 3-year warranty. The 1Tb variant comes at an early-bird price of $130, while the 2Tb version should set you back by around $236 – but then again, they’re just a one-time payment… So, why are you paying those expensive iCloud and Google Drive subscription fees again?

Designer: Michael Lee

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TRANSFAST – Universally Compatible Portable SSD

Powered by USB 3.1 Gen 2, this next-generation universal connectivity solution allows TRANSFAST to hit stable read and write speeds of up to 550MB/s, which is 30x faster than your typical USB flash drive. Store and carry practically all your data around with you, right in your pocket.

Features & Benefits

High Speed Transfer – TRANSFAST can quickly backup a large number of multimedia files so you spend less time waiting. 20GB sized video footage will only take about 42 seconds.





Capacity, file transfer speed, and black magic speed test video.

Universally Compatible – From your DSLR to your drone, and from your laptop to your phone, you’ll be able to connect it to everything. This will finally allow you to seamlessly back-up, restore, and transfer files between the all of devices around us.





iPad pro & Android demo video.

Large Capacity – More affordable and safer than cloud storage. Unlike subscription-based business models of a cloud drive, all your data exists offline on the SSD, which means you can access your files without an internet connection, making you safe from data-breaches and hackers.

Efficient Design – The heat generated during high capacity usage can be spread evenly to its surface, as TRANSFAST is individually crafted from Anodized Aluminum using CNC machines for rigid durability to ensure that the TRANSFAST delivers superior endurance and stability.

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The World’s Fastest External SSD Can Transfer an Entire 4K Movie in Seconds





There’s a chance that it took longer for this webpage to load than it would take for GigaDrive to transfer a 4K movie. That’s sort of the power and the benefit that GigaDrive touts over other forms of storage. With Thunderbolt 4 and USB4, GigaDrive is so blazingly fast, it makes cloud storage bite the dust. And with 4TB of storage space on its ridiculously tiny SSD, GigaDrive lets you carry your data around with you, safe from subscription fees or ‘accidental’ hacks. About as large as the size of your thumb, GigaDrive quite literally puts the power of data in your hand.

I’d like to think we came full circle in the past 10 years. We went from pen-drives to hard-disks, to cloud storage, and now we’re back to pen-drives, except they’re outfitted with mind-numbingly fast SSDs on the inside. GigaDrive puts up to 4 terabytes worth of storage into something that fits in your palm, and as incredible as the technology is, its capabilities make it even more exceptional. Compatible with a whole host of devices, GigaDrive works with laptops and phones, as well as with tablets, cameras, and even gaming consoles. With read and write speeds as high as 2,800MB/s and 2,500MB/s, respectively, the GigaDrive claims the bragging rights of being the world’s fastest consumer-grade SSD. Just connect it to your device via the transfer cable, and GigaDrive’s USB4/Thunderbolt 4 protocol kicks in, giving you access to instant high-capacity storage. You could use it to back up your phone/laptop multiple times or just use it to store all your data. You could also use it as an extension of your devices, like directly recording videos to it via a hi-def camera or even using it to play games off your Switch or PS5.

With that kind of speed comes one major caveat – heating. Try using your super-fast charging block with your smartphone, and you’ll notice that power and heat have a rather troubling relationship. To circumvent that, GigaDrive comes designed out of anodized aluminum, which working in tandem with built-in dual thermal pads and a powerful DRAM cache chip, acts as a heat sink for the entire device, allowing it to quickly dissipate heat. This keeps the drive at room temperatures all the time, allowing you to work/transfer absolutely unencumbered. Thanks to its aluminum construction GigaDrive is pretty durable, being able to easily withstand accidental drops… while IP67 dust and water resistance mean GigaDrive can go everywhere you go (it can even withstand being submerged up to 3 feet for 30 minutes). This powerful and portable SSD comes in 3 storage options starting at 1TB, 2TB, and going up to 4TB. With its small form factor, GigaDrive promises to be as accessible as cloud storage (if not more than, given that you can access your data without an internet connection). It’s small, reliable, and puts the power of data back in the hands of consumers. Not to mention exactly how freakishly fast those 2,800MB/s transfer speeds are!

Designer: Lang Ng of GigaDrive

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GigaDrive – World’s Fastest External SSD

Powered by Thunderbolt™4 and USB4, this next-generation universal cable connectivity solution allows GigaDrive to hit stable read and write speeds of up to 2,800 MB/s.

Thunderbolt 4 is the latest technology introduced by Intel. The new technology can simultaneously offer high-speed data transfers, 2x 4K video output, and charge your computer and other devices. All Thunderbolt 4 ports offer 40Gbps bidirectional read and write speeds.

Built to Survive

Be it a simple coffee spilling or an accidental drop, with its IP67 rating and rugged design, your GigaDrive will withstand it all and beyond.

IP67 makes sure your GigaDrive is 100% protected from dust and sand and against the effects of full immersion in 3 feet (1m) of water for up to 30 minutes.

No Overheating or Speed Throttling

Their DRAM cache chip pre-processes transfers so files can copy simultaneously and efficiently. And the proprietary aluminum shell design ensures steady heat dissipation so your GigaDrive never gets too hot. Together, they make better use of USB4’s and Thunderbolt 3-4’s maximum speed potential, and deliver stable performance without endangering your data.

Available in 1TB, 2TB & 4TB

GigaDrive comes in three capacity options — 1TB, 2TB, and 4TB — to handle your needs.

– Over 4,000,000 photos
– About 500 DVDs
– Over 800,000 songs
– About 340,000,000 pages of documents
– About 530,000,000 books

Be that thousands of 1GB files or dozens of 100GB ones, GigaDrive’s storage capacity is big enough to record HD videos on your iPhone up to 3 hours everyday, every week, every month for a year! From photos of your childhood and high school days, to summer vacation video footage, to computer games and work files, GigaDrive will serve you for years to come.

Real Time Recording and Backup from Camera

GigaDrive allows you to record RAW footage in 8K with cameras like the Blackmagic series directly to your GigaDrive in real-time — without any additional software, gadgets, or computers.

It’s also perfect for backing up your video footage and large RAW photos as you go. Shoot comfortably without worrying about running out of space on your SD or CompactFlash cards, and forget about having to invest over $100 in a small 128GB card!

Premium Brushed Aluminum Finish

Irregular shapes, tiny notches on both sides, spaceship-inspired design provide a blended mixture of elegance and functionality.

GigaDrive Gives a Significant Boost to Your Gaming Experience

Modern games with heavy graphics require more and more space. For example Call of Duty: Warzone will take up to 231GB space on your computer and further updates will add to that! With GigaDrive you can enjoy up to 4TB additional space to host all your heavy-duty gaming!

GigaDrive Speed Test Demo





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Innovative, super fast and portable SSDs that prove cloud-storage is history: Part 2

SSDs have completely taken the tech industry by storm! SSDs have shoved flash drives, thumb drives, and even cloud-storage into near extinction, an SSD provides everything they did, except it’s impressively faster, more compact and convenient, and promises larger capacities. However, a typical SSD design doesn’t raise many eyebrows anymore, hence they’re getting more innovative, unique, and efficient by the day! And, we’ve curated a collection of SSDs that promise to make your life easier – from an SSD that uses biometric authentication to keep your data safe, to a credit card-sized one that fits perfectly into your pocket, there’s an SSD out there for everyone’s unique needs and requirements.

Compatible with most USB-C devices, the HybridDrive offsets your need for multiple hubs, dongles, and drives. With a multiport on one end, and an SSD on another, and a USB-C interface connecting the two, the HybridDrive bridges the gap between your portable devices (laptop/tablet/phone) and your desktop – in the sense that it gives you extra ports and expandable storage… something most desktops have in common. The multiport setup comprises a 4K 60Hz HDMI port, two USB-A ports with 10Gbps data transfer, a MicroSD card reader, an SD card reader, and a USB-C which supports 100W of power output along with high-speed video and data transferring. On the other end of the HybridDrive is an SSD that comes in 4 sizes, starting from 128Gb and going all the up to a whopping 2Tb.

Designed to be as compact as a pen-drive, with the capacity of a cloud-storage service, and without those nagging subscription costs, the ECLLPSE is a ridiculously small, universally compatible SSD with a robust outer construction that can go wherever you go. The SSD sits within rugged, IP67 water and dust resistant enclosure that’s roughly the size of your thumb, boasting storage as high as 2 terabytes fitting right within the palm of your hand. A USB-C interface allows the ECLLPSE to work with a wide variety of devices (there’s even a USB-A dongle for broader compatibility), ranging from mobiles to computers and even specialized gear like gaming consoles, cameras, and high-end recording equipment. Support for WTG (Windows to Go) even allows you to install operating systems on your ECLLPSE, letting you carry your own computer right in your pocket.

Western Digital unveiled a new high-level security platform for storage with G-Technology’s ArmorLock-Encrypted NVMe SSD. I know – what does all that mean? Essentially, Western Digital equipped G-Technology’s SSD with biometric authentication security so that even if your hard-earned data were to fall into the hands of trolls or hackers, they’d need your fingerprint to access any of it. Without compromising the hard drive’s speed or reliability, each Armorlock encrypted NVMe SSD is built with high-grade 256-bit AES-XTS hardware encryption, known for its impenetrability in the grips of eager hackers, and NIST P-256 elliptic curve-based key management, which encrypts hard drives with multi-factor authentication steps that only the owners can register and carry out. By connecting the hard drive to your personal or business smartphone via Bluetooth, the risk of your SSD falling prey to prying eyes decreases significantly – so you better hold on tight to your smartphone. Once disconnected, the Armorlock encrypted NVMe SSD automatically locks and requires biometric authentication for further use.

The skyBOX is the second most powerful piece of tech you can fit into your pocket, after your smartphone. Designed to be the same dimension as a stack of credit cards, the skybox gives you the power of having your own Wi-Fi-enabled cloud server in your pocket. It’s made to be universally compatible, working with any device that supports Wi-Fi connectivity, and comes with up to 4 terabytes of permanent storage. That’s enough to back up 50 smartphones, store millions of photos from your DSLR, or remotely host your own media server with over 5000 movies to choose from. Moreover, the skyBOX is wireless and portable, so you can carry it around in your pocket, accessing data no matter where you are.

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The Fledging Shell is slightly larger than that 32GB pen drive I owned back in the day. It also happens to have a storage capacity of 2 whole terabytes! Built with an SSD inside, the Fledging Shell is designed to provide universal compatibility, and file transfer speeds that border on a gigabyte per second without heating up. Its innovative build (featuring an aluminum outer body acting as a heat sink) and internal cooling system keep the Fledging Shell cool as a cucumber as you transfer incredibly heavy files to carry with you on the go, or even take multiple backups of your data to the offline SSD… and unlike other SSDs, the Fledging can be opened and customized, giving you the power to choose the capacity, or switch between different SSDs. Did I also mention how incredibly small and compact it is?

Meet the VAVA SSD Touch, a pocket-sized storage device that’s high on capacity, high on security, and on portability. Measuring less than 4 inches, VAVA SSD Touch comes with a sleek-looking metal case made from 100% recyclable aluminum, and a solid-state drive on the inside ranging anywhere from 512GB to 2TB in capacity. Its slick metallic casing is punctuated by a blue square located on the front that gives the VAVA SSD Touch a layer of biometric security. Acting sort of as a password, the fingerprint sensor prevents people from accessing your data without your authorization. The SSD only unlocks after it authenticates your fingerprint, and you can program as many as 10 fingerprints into the VAVA SSD Touch, allowing your family, colleagues, or coworkers to have access to shared data… or better still, use a password to ensure more impregnable security.

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Datatape isn’t just fun to say – this SSD concept makes connecting and syncing a cinch. While others tout themselves as being portable, this is truly portable without the need for any extra cords, cables, or connectors. It features a built-in, versatile connector that can seamlessly connect to an extensive range of devices including PCs, Macs, smartphones, and tablets. It also sports a spring-loaded pinch grip cord winder and retractable cord that can be recoiled in the blink of an eye. In 3 colors and 3 sizes (500GB, 1TB, and 2TB), it helps you stay organized with multiples and ensure you’re storage needs are covered.

The WD My Passport Portable SSD is probably the easiest to carry and portable SSD I have seen! This tiny yet super handy device provides you with three storage options – 256 GB, 512 GB, and 1 TB. You can niftily tuck it into your laptop bag, and carry it almost anywhere with you. It can withstand your everyday routine, including drops up to 6.5 feet! It’s a tough SSD that you can plug into your laptop or desktop, and instantly back up all your precious data.

The TurboHub combines the features of a multiport USB hub, and an external SSD storage device, but it quite literally is a product that’s greater than the sum of its parts. Designed to be a device that’s incredibly small and is roughly as sleek as your laptop, the TurboHub’s compact design makes it easy to carry all this functionality around. Plug it in, and your laptop gets that boost of storage and ports almost instantly. The hub comes with a USB-C port for charging your laptop, a thunderbolt port, along with a USB3.0 port for thumb-drives or dongles for wireless mice. There’s even an HDMI port to connect external monitors for designers and multitaskers, with support for 4K displays, an Ethernet port for secure, wired internet connections both at home and at the office (ideal for work, streaming, and gaming), and a card reader for photographers and videographers.

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The Ciao Piggy Bank comes with a slot on the back that isn’t for banknotes and coins, but rather for SD cards. Place the card inside and the piggy bank, a wireless SSD, copies, and stores all your data from the SD card without needing you to connect it to your computer, copy files, create a folder, and paste them. Just as simple as swiping a card, the Ciao backs up your SD card for you, allowing you to clear the data from it and reuse it. The pig-shaped wireless SSD lets you access your data either wirelessly, or via a rather cute, pigtail-shaped USB cable that connects it to your system. With a single button interface and just a series of LED indicators that show you transfer progress, battery, and overall storage, the Ciao lets you back data up just as easily as dropping a quarter into a ceramic piggy bank.

This tiny unbreakable, waterproof SSD makes cloud-storage feel ancient

In the amount of time it took you to read this sentence, you could transfer 2 Gigabytes worth of data to or from the ECLLPSE High-Speed Portable SSD… and by the time you finish reading this article, you could potentially transfer a whopping 2 Terabytes worth of data. Designed for speed, storage, strength, and to be the subscription-killer (I’ll explain), the ECLLPSE is poised to be the future of data-storage.

Simply put, the ECLLPSE is a tiny, finger-sized SSD that’s encased in a rugged, virtually unbreakable, waterproof housing. With as much as 2 Terabytes of internal storage, the ECLLPSE gives you a way to store and carry practically all your data around with you, right in your pocket. It comes with multiple adapters built right into its design, giving you the ability to connect it to ALL your devices, from your laptop to your phone, and from your DSLR to your drone, letting you seamlessly back-up, restore, and transfer files between multiple devices. Although with that much storage, comes a pretty major responsibility… transfer speed. It’s a good thing though that the ECLLPSE boasts of read/write speeds that reach as high as 550MB/s, allowing you to transfer 8K videos in mere minutes. It also means you could use the ECLLPSE as external storage for your PS5 or Nintendo Switch and run games off it with absolutely no lag!

As mind-numbing as the ECLLPSE’s capacity is, what’s the most impressive is exactly how portable and rugged it’s designed to be. The SSD sits within a virtually unbreakable, impact-resistant housing that’s also IP67 water-resistant. It’s roughly the size of a pen-drive, and weighs just 19 grams, making it insanely portable and perfect for being able to quickly capture and transfer hi-res videos, or easily take backups of devices. Moreover, it’s also compatible with the iOS File Manager (to ease your iPad Pro workflow) and even supports WTG (Windows To Go), letting you store your entire bootable operating system on the SSD.

The ECLLPSE does all this while also being more affordable and safer than cloud storage. Unlike the subscription-based business models of Google Drive or iCloud, the ECLLPSE comes with a one-time payment and a 5-year warranty. All your data exists offline on the SSD, which means you can access your files without an internet connection, and you’re also safe from data-breaches and hackers too! The ECLLPSE comes in 512GB, 1TB, and 2TB variants – enough to fulfill practically all your data requirements (and with those 550MB/s speeds, you could have transferred all your data to the ECLLPSE by now!)

Designer: Jason Kwok

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ECLLPSE – Unbreakable High-Speed Portable SSD

With up to 2TB of storage, ECLLPSE is the world’s first and only portable SSD with OTG File Manager support capabilities for seamless data backup and storage for iPhone, iPad, and other iOS devices using a lightning connector. ECLLPSE’s USB-C supports high-speed data transfer at up to 550MB/s and is compatible with Macs, PCs, Android devices, and digital cameras.

High-Speed Transfer

Comparable to the size of a USB thumb drive, ECLLPSE is a solid-state hard drive with up to 550 MB/s transfer speed, that’s 4x faster than your typical external hard disk. It takes only 39 seconds to transfer a 20GB video to your ECLLPSE, which is 20x faster than your typical SD card.

ECLLPSE takes about 20 seconds to transfer 11GB video.

Due to its high read and write speeds, you can edit all your creative files, play games and watch 4K movies directly from ECLLPSE!

Waterproof & Shockproof

With a rating of IP67, it is 100% protected against solid objects such as dust and sand; it’s also been tested to work for at least 30 minutes under up to 1m of water.

Its durable design and high impact plastic exterior makes ECLLPSE virtually indestructible.

Multi-device Compatibility

ECLLPSE comes with multiple adapters for every device imaginable. With its lightning adapter, you can connect, backup and transfer data from any iPhone or iPad. The USB-C adapter connects to any PC, Android and digital camera as external storage, macOS Time Machine or Windows To Go.

Internals

Using intricate craftsmanship and components the team have made ECLLPSE extremely small and portable without affecting performance and efficiency. 1TB and 2TB models both use Silicon Motion SM2258H controllers combined with Sandisk / Toshiba BiC 64 bit 3D TLC flash to provide extreme stable performance.

The specially designed silica gel outer shell provides great heat dissipation.

Comparison

Small & Lightweight

Weighing 19g/0.67oz, it’s ideal as portable, everyday item.

Back Up Your Data Instantly

With a drive attached, you’ll be able to move files around freely between the drive and your iPhone or iPad. With ECLLPSE, it’s simply a matter of plugging it to your smartphone. You can easily backup and transfer files anywhere and anytime.

Demonstrations

As a bootable drive, you can install Windows on ECLLPSE and take it anywhere you go

Black Magic speed test

10GB file transfer test

Android phone demo

iPad Pro demo

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This high-speed SSD from Western Digital uses biometric authentication to keep your data safe!

Imagine you’re on the bus going home from work following the last day of a month-long campaign project that required endless planning, emails, flawless execution, and the effort of a whole team of workers, from production assistants to creative directors. You’ve been put in charge of keeping the hard drive safe for the weekend, but you fall asleep on the bus and don’t notice it as it falls from your backpack to the floor, to the hands of a computer sleuth aptly prepared for infiltrating your data. Unknowingly, you lost not only all of the data required to launch the campaign, but also the time, effort, and peace of mind of your whole team. Not only that but now the hard drive could be anywhere, could be with anyone.

To help you avoid this exact situation and your inevitable panic, Western Digital unveiled a new high-level security platform for storage with G-Technology’s ArmorLock-Encrypted NVMe SSD. I know – what does all that mean? Essentially, Western Digital equipped G-Technology’s SSD with biometric authentication security so that even if your hard-earned data were to fall into the hands of trolls or hackers, they’d need your fingerprint to access any of it. Without compromising the hard drive’s speed or reliability, each Armorlock encrypted NVMe SSD is built with high-grade 256-bit AES-XTS hardware encryption, known for its impenetrability in the grips of eager hackers, and NIST P-256 elliptic curve-based key management, which encrypts hard drives with multi-factor authentication steps that only the owners can register and carry out.

By connecting the hard drive to your personal or business smartphone via Bluetooth, the risk of your SSD falling prey to prying eyes decreases significantly – so you better hold on tight to your smartphone. Once disconnected, the Armorlock encrypted NVMe SSD automatically locks and requires biometric authentication for further use. In addition to the added security measures, the Armorlock encrypted NVMe SSD’s core is built from cool aluminum for an integrated and efficient cooling system, bringing its pro-grade transfer speeds up to 1000MB/s for reading and 1000MB/s for writing. Ditching passcodes for bio-scanning, the trademarked Armorlock encrypted NVMe SSD and accompanying app also protect your data through GPS tracking, secure erasure, and self-formatting.

Designer: Western Digital

With three-meter drop protection, 1,000-pound crush resistance, and IP67 dust and water resistance, this SSD can take care of its own.

With user-management protection, only those with prior authorization from the hard drive’s owner can unlock the SSD via biometric authentication.

LED indicator lights near the hard drive’s head signal whether the user is locked out or if access has been granted.

Innovative, super fast and portable SSDs that prove cloud-storage is history!

The most beautiful and intriguing fact about technology is that it’s ever-changing, it simply never remains stagnant. New tech gadgets are always on the rise and trending, and at the moment SSDs seem to have captured everyone’s attention! SSDs have shoved flash drives, thumb drives, and even cloud-storage into near extinction, an SSD provides everything they did, except it’s impressively faster, more compact and convenient, and promises larger capacities. However, a typical SSD design doesn’t raise many eyebrows anymore, hence they’re getting more innovative, unique, and efficient by the day! From credit card-sized SSDs that fit perfectly into your pocket to touch-enabled ones that guarantee maximum privacy, innovative SSDs are at an all-time high, and the perks are endless!

Compatible with most USB-C devices, the HybridDrive offsets your need for multiple hubs, dongles, and drives. With a multiport on one end, and an SSD on another, and a USB-C interface connecting the two, the HybridDrive bridges the gap between your portable devices (laptop/tablet/phone) and your desktop – in the sense that it gives you extra ports and expandable storage… something most desktops have in common. The multiport setup comprises a 4K 60Hz HDMI port, two USB-A ports with 10Gbps data transfer, a MicroSD card reader, an SD card reader, and a USB-C which supports 100W of power output along with high-speed video and data transferring. On the other end of the HybridDrive is an SSD that comes in 4 sizes, starting from 128Gb and going all the up to a whopping 2Tb.

Designed to be as compact as a pen-drive, with the capacity of a cloud-storage service, and without those nagging subscription costs, the ECLLPSE is a ridiculously small, universally compatible SSD with a robust outer construction that can go wherever you go. The SSD sits within rugged, IP67 water and dust resistant enclosure that’s roughly the size of your thumb, boasting storage as high as 2 terabytes fitting right within the palm of your hand. A USB-C interface allows the ECLLPSE to work with a wide variety of devices (there’s even a USB-A dongle for broader compatibility), ranging from mobiles to computers and even specialized gear like gaming consoles, cameras, and high-end recording equipment. Support for WTG (Windows to Go) even allows you to install operating systems on your ECLLPSE, letting you carry your own computer right in your pocket.

The skyBOX is the second most powerful piece of tech you can fit into your pocket, after your smartphone. Designed to be the same dimension as a stack of credit cards, the skybox gives you the power of having your own Wi-Fi enabled cloud server in your pocket. It’s made to be universally compatible, working with any device that supports Wi-Fi connectivity, and comes with up to 4 terabytes of permanent storage. That’s enough to back up 50 smartphones, store millions of photos from your DSLR, or remotely host your own media server with over 5000 movies to choose from. Moreover, the skyBOX is wireless and portable, so you can carry it around in your pocket, accessing data no matter where you are.

The Braun MP01 concept addresses the issue of the diminishing number of connection ports that are found on new laptops; the dongle brings all of these missing ports into one compact device, and with a design style like this one, it’s not something you’ll complain about. The device features an asymmetrical design where an angular edge gently flows into a soft curve. Unnecessary detailing isn’t present on the device, instead, it carries a clean aesthetic with minimal interruptions in the casing. The large glass cover not only looks the part but also hints at MP01’s secondary feature… an external SSD. Could this be the perfect computer accessory?

Meet the VAVA SSD Touch, a pocket-sized storage device that’s high on capacity, high on security, and on portability. Measuring less than 4 inches, VAVA SSD Touch comes with a sleek looking metal case made from 100% recyclable aluminum, and a solid-state drive on the inside ranging anywhere from 512GB to 2TB in capacity. Its slick metallic casing is punctuated by a blue square located on the front that gives the VAVA SSD Touch a layer of biometric security. Acting sort of as a password, the fingerprint sensor prevents people from accessing your data without your authorization. The SSD only unlocks after it authenticates your fingerprint, and you can program as many as 10 fingerprints into the VAVA SSD Touch, allowing your family, colleagues, or coworkers to have access to shared data… or better still, use a password to ensure more impregnable security.

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The Ciao Piggy Bank comes with a slot on the back that isn’t for banknotes and coins, but rather for SD cards. Place the card inside and the piggy bank, a wireless SSD, copies, and stores all your data from the SD card without needing you to connect it to your computer, copy files, create a folder, and paste them. Just as simple as swiping a card, the Ciao backs up your SD card for you, allowing you to clear the data from it and reuse it. The pig-shaped wireless SSD lets you access your data either wirelessly, or via a rather cute, pigtail shaped USB cable that connects it to your system. With a single button interface and just a series of LED indicators that show you transfer progress, battery, and overall storage, the Ciao lets you back data up just as easily as dropping a quarter into a ceramic piggy bank.

Sourcing his inspiration from sci-fi movies like Star Wars, Alex Casabò conceptualized in 3D, his own interpretation of what he calls, a “really fast sci-fi SSD,” bringing a traditional SSD and taking it to new heights, perhaps even new galaxies, with a distinct, rugged exterior and lightning-fast drive. Casabò’s SSD concept looks lived-in like it’s headed straight for Crait. SSDs, which rely on flash memory to keep things moving and storage processed, are known for their low read-access time and fast throughputs. Conversely, other storage devices like hard disks store a computer’s memory on mechanical hard drives and generally move a lot slower. Opting for a more futuristic, cyberpunk aesthetic for his digital SSD conceptualization makes sense since faster speeds indicate technological advancements and go hand in hand with a future world that might look eerily familiar to sci-fi films we grew up watching. His SSD concepts come in three forms, 16 TB, 32 TB, or 64 TB, and come in orange, green, or blue.

The TurboHub combines the features of a multiport USB hub, and an external SSD storage device, but it quite literally is a product that’s greater than the sum of its parts. Designed to be a device that’s incredibly small and is roughly as sleek as your laptop, the TurboHub’s compact design makes it easy to carry all this functionality around. Plug it in, and your laptop gets that boost of storage and ports almost instantly. The hub comes with a USB-C port for charging your laptop, a thunderbolt port, along a USB3.0 port for thumb-drives or dongles for wireless mice. There’s even an HDMI port to connect external monitors for designers and multitaskers, with support for 4K displays, an Ethernet port for secure, wired internet connections both at home and at the office (ideal for work, streaming, and gaming) and a card reader for photographers and videographers.

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In seconds, Y gives you the ability to insert or remove up to six SSD drives, customizing the size of your external drive. Y offers the fastest data transfer speeds possible via USB-C or Bluetooth. It also features a fast save option for SD cards for when you are in a hurry and your card is already full. It will quickly save these files in a folder from which you may choose the location. Capable of being mounted on a wall or placed at the center of a communal desk, Y is also extremely convenient in the workplace, allowing colleagues to simultaneously access, edit, and save important data or designs. Save locally, in the cloud, or both!

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The GNARBOX would store all your captured data on its disk in its original format, letting you access files from a smartphone or tablet app, sorting, editing, and creating content within the GNARBOX… from your handheld device. It would cut down the time taken in the creative process by days or even months because you’d previously need to capture data on-site and then travel back to your studio to sort through and edit files on your desktop back in your studio. The GNARBOX 2.0 is a refinement of that groundbreaking outlook. A 1TB SSD that’s literally the size of your phone, the GNARBOX 2.0 stores and secures all your content from phones to drones, to action cameras and heavy-duty photography and videography equipment. Built now with a handy screen and four control buttons, the GNARBOX 2.0 lets you back up all your data faster than ever before (with 75mb/s speeds over SD card and 450mb/s over USB-C) and even lets you view back your content on a large screen via the mini-HDMI port.

This thumb-sized unbreakable, waterproof SSD makes cloud-storage feel ancient

Ever so often a technology comes along and replaces the status quo. The compact disc made floppies go extinct, the thumb-drive did the same to compact discs, and then cloud storage came and changed the game. What the ECLLPSE does is give us a taste of what the future ahead of cloud storage is.

Designed to be as compact as a pen-drive, with the capacity of a cloud-storage service, and without those nagging subscription costs, the ECLLPSE is a ridiculously small, universally compatible SSD with a robust outer construction that can go wherever you go. The SSD sits within a rugged, IP67 water and dust resistant enclosure that’s roughly the size of your thumb, boasting of storage as high as 2 terabytes fitting right within the palm of your hand. A USB-C interface allows the ECLLPSE to work with a wide variety of devices (there’s even a USB-A dongle for broader compatibility), ranging from mobiles to computers and even specialized gear like gaming consoles, cameras, and high-end recording equipment. Support for WTG (Windows to Go) even allows you to install operating systems on your ECLLPSE, letting you carry your own computer right in your pocket.

Flash drives were doomed when cloud storage took over, promising larger storage capacities that could be accessed anywhere. However, that golden future came with a caveat… subscription costs. One terabyte of storage could set you back hundreds of dollars a year even with the most affordable of rates, making that convenience more expensive in the long run. All that changes with the ECLLPSE. It’s just as portable as a pen-drive, with nearly 50 times the storage capacity. Multiple ports, jacks, and dongles ensure mass connectivity, which means the ECLLPSE works with your phone, laptop, camera, even your PS5 or Switch, and the fact that you pay for it once means you get the kind of convenience you’d expect from a cloud drive, but in a much more affordable avatar… and the icing on the cake, offline storage – which means your data is available everywhere, even without an internet connection. Along with that, the ECLLPSE even boasts of blazing-fast read and write times, giving you nearly 550mbps of read/write speeds (something your internet connection would barely be able to pull off).

Ultimately, ECLLPSE aims at being safer too. The fact that your data exists offline on a device you own means that it’s impervious to hackers and data breaches. Couple that with ECLLPSE’s rough, rugged, water-resistant construction and you’ve got storage that’s designed to serve you everywhere, indoors and out, whether you’re working on a laptop or backing up photos on your phone, or even whether you’re capturing and dumping 4K footage from your DSLR, or just storing your console games on a nifty stick-shaped SSD that you can carry around with you anywhere you go… without those pesky subscription charges too!

Designer: Jason Kwok

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ECLLPSE – Unbreakable High-Speed Portable SSD

With up to 2TB of storage, ECLLPSE is the world’s first and only portable SSD with OTG File Manager support capabilities for seamless data backup and storage for iPhone, iPad, and other iOS devices using a lightning connector. ECLLPSE’s USB-C supports high-speed data transfer at up to 550MB/s and is compatible with Macs, PCs, Android devices, and digital cameras.

High-Speed Transfer

Comparable to the size of a USB thumb drive, ECLLPSE is a solid-state hard drive with up to 550 MB/s transfer speed, that’s 4x faster than your typical external hard disk. It takes only 39 seconds to transfer a 20GB video to your ECLLPSE, which is 20x faster than your typical SD card.

ECLLPSE takes about 20 seconds to transfer 11GB video.

Due to its high read and write speeds, you can edit all your creative files, play games and watch 4K movies directly from ECLLPSE!

Waterproof & Shockproof

With a rating of IP67, it is 100% protected against solid objects such as dust and sand; it’s also been tested to work for at least 30 minutes under up to 1m of water.

Its durable design and high impact plastic exterior makes ECLLPSE virtually indestructible.

Multi-device Compatibility

ECLLPSE comes with multiple adapters for every device imaginable. With its lightning adapter, you can connect, backup and transfer data from any iPhone or iPad. The USB-C adapter connects to any PC, Android and digital camera as external storage, macOS Time Machine or Windows To Go.

Internals

Using intricate craftsmanship and components the team have made ECLLPSE extremely small and portable without affecting performance and efficiency. 1TB and 2TB models both use Silicon Motion SM2258H controllers combined with Sandisk / Toshiba BiC 64 bit 3D TLC flash to provide extreme stable performance.

The specially designed silica gel outer shell provides great heat dissipation.

Comparison

Small & Lightweight

Weighing 19g/0.67oz, it’s ideal as portable, everyday item.

Back Up Your Data Instantly

With a drive attached, you’ll be able to move files around freely between the drive and your iPhone or iPad. With ECLLPSE, it’s simply a matter of plugging it to your smartphone. You can easily backup and transfer files anywhere and anytime.

Demonstrations

As a bootable drive, you can install Windows on ECLLPSE and take it anywhere you go

Black Magic speed test

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This portable SSD with a fingerprint sensor will make you cancel your cloud storage subscriptions

The best way to appreciate the VAVA SSD Touch is to take a trip down memory lane. Remember Pen Drives? Those thumb-sized USB sticks became all the rage in Y2K for transferring files, movies, and illegally downloaded music (don’t act like you never used Limewire). The problem, however, with Pen Drives were their limited amount of storage… an issue that was solved by External Hard Disks that hit peak popularity around 2010. These Hard Drives could store over a hundred times what a Pen Drive could, but they had a problem. They were large, came with detachable cables that often got lost, and most importantly, they had rotating discs inside which could go corrupt or get scratched without warning. That’s when Cloud Drives came to the rescue. Just store your belongings on a foolproof server somewhere in a nondescript location, and you could access all your data via the internet. A pretty convenient solution, although with three caveats. A. You needed a pretty great internet connection, and B. Your data could be accessed by anyone who pretended to be you, and C. You needed to pay a recurring subscription fee for this cloud-service to store your data… rent, basically.

Now that the history lesson is over, close those damn textbooks and take a look at the future of storage. Meet the VAVA SSD Touch, a pocket-sized storage device that’s high on capacity, high on security, and on portability. It’s sort of like we’ve come a full circle with the VAVA SSD Touch, but the idea is that this product builds on the successes of its ancestors. It’s as portable as a pen-drive, as spacious as a hard drive, arguably more secure than cloud-storage, and faster than all three of them. Measuring less than 4 inches, VAVA SSD Touch comes with a sleek looking metal case made from 100% recyclable aluminum, and solid-state drive on the inside ranging anywhere from 512GB to 2TB in capacity. Its slick metallic casing is punctuated by a blue square located on the front that gives the VAVA SSD Touch a layer of biometric security. Acting sort of as a password, the fingerprint sensor prevents people from accessing your data without your authorization. The SSD only unlocks after it authenticates your fingerprint, and you can program as many as 10 fingerprints into the VAVA SSD Touch, allowing your family, colleagues, or coworkers to have access to shared data… or better still, use a password to ensure more impregnable security.

Its portable format makes it infinitely easier to carry large amounts of data, and unlike a cloud account, you don’t need an internet connection to access your files. In fact, the SSD uses a USB 3.1 (Gen2) interface and has read/write speeds of up to 540/480MB/s, allowing you to transfer a file as heavy as 10Gb in nearly 20 seconds. Designed to be compatible with a wide range of devices, you can use the VAVA SSD Touch to transfer files between systems, take backups of your smart-device/computers/servers, play games on your console, watch movies on your TV, or even quickly take file-dumps from your camera or drone. With as much as 2TB of data, the VAVA SSD Touch gives you more storage than you’ll actually need in a format that fits in your pocket, locks with your fingerprint, boasts of a 3-year warranty, and comes at a one-time cost so you don’t need to pay monthly or yearly fees to Apple, Google, Amazon, or Microsoft for their cloud storage plans. Besides, you can even grab yourself one of VAVA’s 9-in-1 USB Hubs to completely revolutionize how you use your devices!

Designer: Eric Wei

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VAVA Portable SSD Touch

The VAVA Portable Solid-State Drive (SSD) Touch gives you AES 256-bit and fingerprint encryption with 540MB/s transfer speed in a palm-sized package.

High Speed Transfer, One Touch Security

Secure Your Files with a Touch – The VAVA Portable SSD Touch utilizes the world’s advanced encryption technology – AES 256-bit hardware encryption, which keeps your data secure and unbreachable. The fingerprint reader adds an extra biometric layer of security to data on the drive. Unlock using fingerprint authentication or user-generated passwords.

Register Up to 10 Fingerprints – With the capacity for 10 team members’ fingerprints, collaborating on projects has never been easier.

LED Status Indicator – The VAVA SSD Touch features an LED light that glows when the device is in use. The light blinks blue during data transfer and red when an error occurs, so you know what your device is up to at a glance.

Transfer Your Files in a Flash – Transfer 10GB of data in just 20 seconds with the ultra fast speeds of the USB 3.1 Gen2 VAVA SSD Touch. Featuring read/write speeds of up to 540/480MB/s, it’s 4.9x faster than standard hard disk drive (HDD).

Speed Test on Macbook Pro. *Testing Rig: MacBook Pro, 2.2GHz Intel core i7, 16GB 2400MHz PDR4.

Reduce Game Load Times by 40% – For games that require frequent loading for new areas or titles with long initial load times, using the SSD Touch saves you time and prevents game time interruption.

Sleek & Portable Design

Multi-Device Compatibility

The VAVA SSD Touch is compatible with PC, Mac, iPad Pro, Android devices, gaming consoles, cameras, and more. It comes with both USB Type C-C and Type C-A cables.

Strong & Shock Resistant

Unlike HDDs, the VAVA SSD Touch is free of any moving parts and is more resistant to shock. Constructed of strong zinc and aluminum alloy, the SSD Touch prevents any data loss from drops up to 4 feet (1.2 meters).

Thermal Control

Aluminum is a great heat conductor to keep the flash controller cool at all times. The Aluminum alloy upper case and the Zinc alloy lower case prevents overheating problems and keeps the VAVA Portable SSD Touch cool all the time.

Reviews

Review by KTLA 5 Tech Reporter Rich DeMuro.

Review by EBPMAN.

Review by State of Tech.

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Alienware-inspired portable Solid-State Drive to carry with you its sleek gaming aesthetics

Sometimes a brand represents itself so well, you don’t even have to own an item before knowing what it’ll do for you. That’s the case with Alienware, an American computer hardware subsidiary of Dell, and the reason Sidhant Patnaik noticed the potential in creating a portable flash storage harddrive with Alienware’s gaming brand identity charging its aesthetic.

Following the same design language as newer Alienware products, Patnaik felt inspired by the subtly futuristic appearance of them and conceptualized a portable solid-state drive that fits in with other Alienware companion pieces, such as their Gaming Laptop and Aurora R11. An SSD, which efficiently functions using flash-based memory for faster and smoother operation between it and the computer, would fit right into their easily identifiable, alien-themed product lineup. Primarily a gaming brand, Alienware users’ computers naturally hold a lot of information, so external hard drives are necessary. Speaking to a niche audience, such as Alienware’s gaming consumers, it’s important for a brand to notice what they might depend on in order to keep products like laptops and core processors operating smoothly.

SSDs are generally a rite of passage for any technology user, but often they’re regarded as a separate product entirely. For gamers, it is essential that each piece of hardware works cohesively in tandem with each other in order to keep games and additional software running without disruption. Patnaik’s product design certainly fits the bill with 2TB of storage, along with ports and electric connectors that fit into other Alienware products like they’re made for each other since in this case, they are.

Designer: Sidhant Patnaik