The current conventional logic with solid state drives goes as follows: they're new, they're cool, they're speedy, and they're expensive — but once you go SSD, it's incredibly hard to go back. This theory is fully proven with OCZ's new Vector solid state drive, the 256GB variant having occupied my mid-2011 MacBook Pro for a few weeks now and making me dread the day I have to send the review unit back.
It's always hard to say goodbye, but with solid-state storage (SSD) becoming cheaper and more prevalent, at least one major hard drive manufacturer is looking to ditch its fastest laptop hard drives later this year.
If you were feeling sad that Apple offered no option for buying a swanky new 21.5-inch iMac with a Fusion Drive, it's time to turn that frown upside down -- and then click your way to the company's online store to order one.
Docks are a great way to use bare 2.5-inch or 3.5-inch internal hard drives without requiring costly enclosures, and Vantec is about to make them friendly with mobile gadgets thanks to the power of Wi-Fi.