SanDisk

  • SanDisk’s 1TB SD card has more storage than my computer

    SanDisk’s 1TB SD card has more storage than my computer

    Higher resolution is making for larger video and images, but luckily, flash memory capacity seems to be keeping pace. A new SDXC card from SanDisk unveiled today has 1TB of space available, which basically means you can put it in a camera and essentially forget it even has a storage cap at all. The new 1TB capacity is just a prototype for now, meaning there’s not pricing or availability… Read More

  • OtterBox’s new case offers a battery, speakers, Square reader and other swappable functionality

    OtterBox’s new case offers a battery, speakers, Square reader and other swappable functionality

    I spotted an OtterBox case on the train ride in this morning that more or less confirmed my feelings about the company’s products: big, bulky and protective. Swaddling one’s phone in an OtterBox case for a New York City subway ride is the smartphone equivalent to wearing a bulletproof vest in public. It’s kind of uncomfortable and slightly awkward, but hey, you never know… Read More

  • Hands on with SanDisk’s iPhone storage-expanding flash drive

    Hands on with SanDisk’s iPhone storage-expanding flash drive

    The iXpand is an odd thing to behold, a strange Frankensteinian amalgam of adapters fused together and folded over for good measure. It’s another interesting concept out of SanDisk as the company attempts to stay nimble in a world of rapidly dropping storage costs and increasing reliance on cloud backups. The iXpand is a new, slimmer take on a product released in 2014, trading in a… Read More

  • Western Digital To Aquire SanDisk For $19 Billion

    Western Digital To Aquire SanDisk For $19 Billion

    Western Digital just bought a bunch of memory cards. The storage giant just announced that it has agreed to buy SanDisk Corp for about $19 billion. This comes after speculation that SanDisk was shopping for a buyer. The deal values SanDisk at $86.50 a share, which is a 15% premium on the previous day’s closing price, giving the company a value of $15.4 billion. SanDisk is currently up… Read More

  • Source: Cisco Takes Secretive Role As “Unnamed Silicon Valley Industry Titan” In WhipTail’s $31M Round

    Source: Cisco Takes Secretive Role As “Unnamed Silicon Valley Industry Titan” In WhipTail’s $31M Round

    According to multiple sources, Cisco has taken a secretive role as the “Unnamed Silicon Valley Titan” in a $31 million round for WhipTail, a flash storage company that also took investment from SanDisk and others. The Series C round of funding included investment from Ignition Partners, RRE Ventures and Spring Mountain Capital. Silicon Valley Bank provided debt financing. Read More

  • SanDisk Acquires FlashSoft To Expand Enterprise Lineup

    SanDisk Acquires FlashSoft To Expand Enterprise Lineup

    Flash memory maker and storage system technologies provider SanDisk announced today that it has acquired FlashSoft, a company focused on caching software products. Going forward, SanDisk will sell FlashSoft’s products both as standalone software, as well as offer them in combination with its other products, including SAS, PCIe and SATA enterprise solutions. The company says that it… Read More

  • Sony Announces World’s First XQD Memory Cards

    Sony Announces World’s First XQD Memory Cards

    Are you ready for yet another memory card format? Dubbed XQD, the medium was first announced by Sandisk, Sony and Nikon in November 2010. And after the the CompactFlash Association finalized the specifications last month, Sony took the wraps off the world’s first XQD cards today. Two versions of the card will be available, in addition to an XQD-compatible card reader (USB 3.0) and an… Read More

  • Surprise! Sandisk Is Still Making MP3 Players

    Surprise! Sandisk Is Still Making MP3 Players

    Amazingly, someone is still making MP3 players for the mass market. I’m pleased to present the $70 Sandisk Sansa Clip Zip, a tiny, portable media player that comes in 4 GB and 8 GB varieties (the 4GB model costs $50). The Clip Zip comes in 7 colors including red, blue, and orange and is compatible with almost any audio format. It also has a microSD slot so you can expand the player to 32 GB. Read More

  • The HP Touchpad Gets A Video Demo Thanks To SanDisk

    HP! SanDisk just crashed your party! Deep in the seedy show that is Computex Taipei, SanDisk is showing off one of its latest partner devices. Yep, they have a fully functional HP Touchpad The SanDisk booth rep seems rather excited to show it off in front of the camera and runs through nearly all its functions in the 4:49 video. Overall the device seems to have changed very little since we… Read More

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