This 64GB SanDisk Ultra Flair USB 3.0 flash drive is less than $13 on Amazon today

We spotlight a lot of external SSD drives on PCWorld, but some days you can’t beat a good, old-fashioned flash drive. And today’s one of those days. Amazon is selling the 64GB SanDisk Ultra Flair USB 3.0 flash drive for a ridiculous $12.89 todayRemove non-product link, an all-time low. This …

What you can do with an internal SSD module from a vintage Mac

In 2010, Apple started to release Macs with solid-state drives (SSDs) that used a socket and—with varying amounts of effort—could be removed and upgraded by the owner or by an Apple or third-party technician. But starting in 2016, nearly every Mac released has the SSD soldered directly to the motherboard. …

The most important thing to do if your Mac has a Fusion Drive: Back up your data

SSDs (solid-state drives) offer extremely reliable, fast, and consistent performance over many, many years. They aren’t subject to problems that can harm even the best-designed modern hard disk drives (HDDs): exposure to magnetic fields or the failure of moving parts inside the drives. But SSDs remain expensive many years after …