Storage Stories July 25, 2016

Amazon offers the Transcend 64GB microSDXC Class 10 UHS-1 Memory Card with Adapter for $13.99 Prime shipped. For comparison, it typically sells between $18-$20 and today’s price is the lowest that Amazon has ever sold it for. Whether you’re using an Android device, GoPro or digital camera, this is a great way to add significant storage to your rig. It is Class 10 compliant with transfer speeds up to 60MB/s. Transcend includes a SD card adapter for use with other compatible devices too. Rated 4.6/5 stars by 342 Amazon customers.

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Storage Stories April 28, 2016

Spring is now in full swing and there’s no better time to get organized. An easy place to get started with your spring cleaning is in the garage. Whether you are looking to hang all of your tools and rakes or wrangle sports equipment, we’ve put together some of the top choices to help you do just that.

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Storage Stories April 25, 2016

expiredSeagate Backup Plus Slim 4TB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive: $110 shipped (Reg. $130), more

Newegg’s official eBay Store offers the Seagate Backup Plus Slim 4TB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive in blue for $109.99 shipped. Today’s deal is a $70 savings off the original price, down $20 from Amazon, a match of our previous mention and the best offer available by $14.

Quickly and easily add 4TB of storage to your setup with Seagate’s highly-rated portable hard drive. This model features USB 3.0 connectivity, 200GB of free OneCloud storage for two-years and automatic backup functionality. Since it is bus-powered, you’ll only need to carry one cable to transfer files. Not only is this hard drive a solid option for storing your documents on-the-go, it can be used to add a significant amount of space to a Xbox One.

We also spotted the WD 3TB My Passport Ultra Portable USB 3.0 Hard Drive for $99.99 shipped (Reg. $120) at Newegg after promo code EMCETGG73 is applied during checkout.

Storage Stories April 19, 2016

expiredSanDisk Storage: Ultra II 960GB 2.5-inch Internal Solid-State Drive $200 (Reg. $232+), 256GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive $50, more

Adorama has kicked off a one-day sale focused on SanDisk flash storage. B&H has matched many of today’s price drops. You’ll find deals on memory cards, plus thumb and internal/external solid-state drives. Free shipping is available on each of today’s listings.

Our top-pick is SanDisk’s Ultra II 960GB 2.5-inch Internal Solid-State Drive for $199.95 shipped. Also available at B&H. That’s good for $105 off the original listing, down $32 from Amazon, a match of our previous mention and the best available. SanDisk’s Ultra II internal solid-state drive features a 2.5-inch form factor, read/write speeds up to 550/500Mbps, nCache 2.0 technology that “optimizes performance by writing everything into the drive’s high-speed buffer” and a three-year warranty. Rated 4.6/5 stars by 1,587 Amazon customers.

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Storage Stories March 14, 2016

expiredStorage: Samsung 850 EVO 1TB 2.5-inch Internal Solid-State Drive $270 (Reg. $305+)

Next up, Newegg’s Official eBay Store has the Samsung 850 EVO 1TB 2.5-inch Internal Solid-State Drive for $269.99 shipped. This is good for $130 off the list price, $38 less than Amazon, $1 off our previous mention and the lowest offering available.

Over 9,100 Amazon customers rate this solid-state drive 4.7/5 stars. It is also one of the best-selling models. Features include a 2.5-inch form factor, 3D V-Nand technology, 540/520MB/s read/write speeds and a five year warranty.

You’ll find more storage options in this morning’s SanDisk Gold Box at Amazon and our Daily Deals post.

Storage Stories February 27, 2016

expiredDaily Deals: Seagate Wireless 500GB USB Portable Hard Drive $50, Insignia 40-inch 1080p HDTV $220, more

In today’s Daily Deals, we have from Best Buy the Seagate Wireless Mobile Storage 500GB External USB Portable Hard Drive for $49.99 shipped. That’s $80 off the original list price and $19 less than Amazon’s current listing. It has a battery that lasts up to 10 hours on a single charge and it lets you stream content to 5 different devices at the same time. Rated 3.9/5 stars by Best Buy shoppers.

More new deals for today:

Insignia 40-inch LED 1080p HDTV $220 (Orig. $280) | Best Buy

Continue on for more details on today’s top product and a roundup of our best deals:

Storage Stories February 17, 2016

When Microsoft first released the Xbox One back in 2013, it opted to include 500GB of internal storage. If you were an early adopter or loaded up on the avalanche of new releases in the last six months, chances are you’re running out of space.

Microsoft has attempted to right this wrong by releasing new 1TB bundles, but who wants to go through the process of wiping, selling and setting up a new console? As digital downloads replace physical media, the need for more space is becoming paramount with each release. If you’ve been considering a 1TB upgrade, from a value perspective, it’s a better choice to opt for a 500GB model and supply your own additional storage.

Head below for a full guide on how to remedy this situation with an external hard drive  that will add enough space for up to 100 games.

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Storage Stories December 4, 2015

expiredSony 1TB Personal Content Station: $25 Prime Shipped (92% off list)

Amazon offers the 1TB Sony Personal Content Station (Model LLS201)  for $24.99 with free Prime shipping. That’s a whopping $275 (92%)off of list price for this combination media player and NAS storage device. Inside is a 1TB hard drive and it is controllable by Android or iOS devices to play music, videos and pictures either on the local device or through HDMI to a TV.

Storage Stories December 1, 2015

expiredStorage Deals: PNY 128GB SDXC Flash Card $40, PNY 64GB Flash Drive $15 Prime shipped, more

PNY via Amazon is offering High Speed Flash Cards at some of the lowest prices we’ve seen. You can grab the PNY Elite Performance 128 GB High Speed SDXC Flash Card for only $39.99 shipped. It has up to 95MB/sec speed and it stores approximately 45,512 photos so you can shoot more shots with fewer downloads. The card is also magnet-proof, shock-proof, temperature-proof, and water-proof. It received 4.4/5 stars from Amazon shoppers.Next, we found from PNY via Amazon the PNY Turbo 64GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive for $14.99 Prime shipped. That’s half off the regular price and the lowest we’ve seen. It has transfer speeds nearly 10 times faster than standard PNY USB 2.0 Flash Drives and you can hold approximately 11,837 songs on it. With the sliding collar and capless design you can attach it to key chains, backpacks, etc. There’s also the 128GB model for $24.99 Prime shipped as well, but we did see it for a couple dollars less on Black Friday.

Storage Stories September 30, 2015

expiredWD My Cloud 4TB Personal Cloud Storage NAS $160 shipped (Orig. $220)

Buy (99.1% positive feedback from 3,093,439 buyers) via eBay Daily Deals offers the WD My Cloud 4TB Personal Cloud Storage (model WDBCTL0040HWT-NESN) for $159.99 with free shipping. That’s $60 below list, $26 better than Amazon, and the biggest discount we’ve ever seen.

Access 4TB of music, movies, backups and other data from anywhere with a computer (Mac/PC) or even mobile devices thanks to WD’s My Cloud apps. You can also use it to stream media to connected TVs, media players and other DLNA/UPnP devices. Rated 3.6 out of 5 stars from 2,389 Amazon reviewers.

Need a little lot more storage with less connectivity? Newegg offers a Seagate 8TB Backup Plus USB 3.0 External Hard Drive(STDT8000100) for $249.99. Coupon code EMCAXNR48 drops it to $199.99 with free shipping. That’s tied with our lowest price we’ve seen on an 8TB USB HDD.

Storage Stories September 18, 2015

expiredSamsung 850 EVO 500GB 2.5-inch Solid-State Drive: $150 shipped (Reg. ~$170)

Beach Camera via eBay Daily Deals offers the Samsung 850 EVO 500GB 2.5-inch Solid-State Drive (model MZ-75E500B/AM) for $149.99 with free shipping. As a pricing comparison, it generally sells for $160-$180 and today’s deal is a match for the best we’ve seen. Features include a 2.5-inch form factor, 3D V-Nand technology, 540/520MB/s read/write speeds and a five year warranty. Rated 4.7 out of 5 stars from 4,987 Amazon reviewers.

Be sure to check out our how-to if you’re looking to upgrade your old MacBook to a fast solid-state drive.

Storage Stories September 17, 2015

expiredWD My Passport Ultra 3TB Portable USB 3.0 Hard Drive $125 (Orig. $200)

BuyDig via eBay Daily Deals offers the Western Digital My Passport Ultra 3TB Portable USB 3.0 Hard Drive for $124.99 with free shipping. As a pricing comparison, Western Digital lists it with a $200 original price, it usually sells for around $145 from most retailers, and today’s sale is $5 below our previous mention. This recently released drive has 256-bit hardware encryption, automatic local and cloud backup, and is ideal for travel since it doesn’t require a bulky power cord. Available in Black, Blue, Berry, or White. Rated 4.7 out of 5 stars from 393 Amazon reviewers.

If you can live with a little less space, Newegg has the Samsung P3 2TB Portable USB 3.0 Hard Drive for $79.99. Apply coupon code EMCAXKT26 during checkout to drop your final price down to $69.99 shipped, which is one of the best deals we’ve seen on any portable drive of this size. Rated 4 out of 5 eggs on Newegg.

Storage Stories August 18, 2015

This is Ground announces new Tech Dopp Kit made by hand in LA

We’ve long been fans of Los Angeles’ This is Ground and its handmade homes for your Apple gear and other technology. Today, they’ve announced a new all-in-one home for your headphones, cables and other accessories. The Tech Dopp Kit is available today in two sizes and three colors at $150 and $199 respectively.

This zip-up organizer has built-in homes for up to six cords, multiple chargers, headphones and more. It reminds us of This is Ground’s flagship Mod 2, but with more flexibility for storing other gear. The Tech Dopp Kit is available for ordering today, although it’ll take up to two weeks to ship due to demand.

Storage Stories July 17, 2015

expiredHome: KRUPS Espresso Machine $30 (Orig. $60), LED desk lamp w/ touch panel $27 (Reg. $40), more

Amazon has the KRUPS Steam Espresso Machine with Frothing Nozzle (XP1000) for $29.99 with free shipping for Prime members (free trial) or on orders of $35 or more. That’s 50% under the original listing it still fetches at most retailers, $10 below the next best price and the lowest we can find.

This is a compact 4-bar steam espresso machine with a 3 way switch, steam nozzle to froth milk, removable drip tray and comes with a 4-cup glass carafe, a measuring spoon and a 2 year worldwide warranty. It is the best selling steam espresso machine on Amazon and has a 3.7/5 star rating from over 300 customers.

Hisgadget via Amazon its offering the OxyLED Smart L100 Eye-care LED Desk Lamp for $39.99, but using code 13OFL100 during checkout will drop your total down to $26.99. It ships free for Prime members (free trial) or on orders of $35 or more. That’s as much as $23 under some listings, $13 below the going rate and the best we can find.

It has a touch sensitive control panel with 5 levels of brightness, swiveling/rotating functions, and can maintain “over 50,000 hours of full-lumen output.” This desktop lamp has a 4.6/5 star rating from over 430 Amazon customers.

Down below you’ll find discounted ice cream makers, bathroom fixtures, fans, storage, yard products and more:

Storage Stories June 25, 2015

expiredWD My Book 4TB USB 3.0 External Desktop Hard Drive $96 shipped (Reg. $130)

Amazon offers the WD My Book 4TB USB 3.0 External Desktop Hard Drive for $95.99 with free shipping. That’s $94 off the original price, although it can be regularly found for $130. Today’s deal is the lowest that Amazon has ever sold it for and the best price we can find. For comparison, Amazon sells the 3TB model for $110.

The WD My Book is rated 4.3/5 stars by over 1,900 Amazon customers. It features USB 3.0 connectivity, WD SmartWare Pro backup software, password protection and is compatible with Windows and Mac OS X. A two-year warranty is included.

Storage Stories June 4, 2015

The capacity of flash storage devices just keeps climbing at an exponential rate, and now we’re hearing (via CNET) that California-based Microdia plans to introduce a 512GB—yes, five hundred twelve gigabyte—microSD card later this summer.  expand full story

Storage Stories May 1, 2015

Smartphones are becoming more feature packed than ever before, the cameras have improved and battery life has been stretched despite graphic instensive games and memory hogging apps. But consumers still want more. Everyone has different needs and ultimately those small features can’t always make the final build.

Enter nexpaq. A very successful Kickstarter campaign that puts a unique case around your iPhone or Android device allowing you to add and remove features as needed… expand full story

Storage Stories April 1, 2015

expiredPNY Turbo 128GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive $31 shipped (Orig. $70)

Update (4/1 5:00pm): Now available for $30.98 Prime shipped from Amazon. Not a Prime member? Pad your order with this $5 Lightning cable to get free shipping.

Today only, Tiger Direct is offering the PNY USB 3.0 128GB Turbo Flash Drive (P-FD128TBOP-GE) for $29.99 plus $0.99 shipping. That’s $39 under the original listing, $9 under Amazon, $4 better than the typical sale price we tend to see for the 128GB and the best price we can find.

It features a sliding collar, capless design with an integrated loop to attach to a keychain etc. It supports USB 3.0/2.0 and has received a 4.4/5 star rating from over 3,200 Amazon customers.

For more storage options be sure to check out yesterday’s Wold Backup Day roundup.

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