Wednesday, 18th January 2017
Transcend TLC 480GB 2.5-Inch SATA III Internal SSD (TS480GSSD220S) was Amazon Gold Box Deal of the day on 29th December 2016.
Its usual retail price is
US$126.99 (S$185), but for the Gold Box Deal, it was retailing for US$86.99 (S$127) with free shipping to Singapore if your order qualifies for the AmazonGlobal Saver program. Transcend TLC 480GB SSD – Box Front
Friday, 1st April 2016
SanDisk Ultra 200GB MicroSDXC Card was Amazon Gold Box deal of the day alongside many other SanDisk products on 14th March 2016.
The price of the SanDisk Ultra 200GB MicroSDXC Card for the deal is
US$59.99 (S$83). SanDisk Ultra 200GB MicroSDXC Card – Packaging Front
Friday, 5th February 2016
Synology DiskStation DS216+ which was launched on 28th January 2016 is the successor to the Synology DiskStation DS215+. It is retailing in Singapore for S$499.
The DS216+ features a dual-core Intel CPU with AES NI hardware encryption engine, Btrfs file system support, and 4K UHD transcoding.
Synology DiskStation DS216+ – Box Front
Wednesday, 16th December 2015
Amazon was having a 48% off their
Samsung 850 EVO 250GB last month (I bought it on the 11th November 2015). The listed price is US$149.99 (S$213) and the discounted price is US$74.99 (S$106).
Another good news is that it qualifies for the
free AmazonGlobal Saver Shipping to Singapore if your total qualifying purchases are more than US$125. Samsung 850 EVO 250GB – Box Front
Tuesday, 28th July 2015
SanDisk Dual USB Drive Type-C was released in Singapore back in April 2015 and it retails for S$99. It comes in only one size which is 32GB and features a two-year warranty.
Just in case you are not aware, this is a USB 3.0 enabled drive and is backward compatible with USB 2.0.
SanDisk Dual USB Drive Type-C – Packaging Front
Friday, 5th December 2014
Western Digital My Passport Wireless is the first wireless storage from Western Digital. It was launched on the 29th October 2014 in Singapore.
There are three sizes available, 500GB, 1TB and 2TB. However in Singapore, only the 1TB and 2TB are available. The 1TB is retailing for
S$299 and the 2TB is retailing for S$399. Western Digital – My Passport Wireless (2TB) – Box Front
Friday, 7th November 2014
Western Digital (WD) produces the best hard drives and Synology produces the best prosumer Network Attached Storage (NAS). I have two NAS at home, both are from Synology and using WD hard drives.
Synology DiskStation DS210j is on 2x WD Green 1TB running 24/7 since 2010 and my Synology DiskStation DS413j is on 4x WD Red 1TB running 24/7 since 2013. After all these years, both NAS and their hard drives did not give me a single problem at all. WD Red (6TB)
Monday, 3rd November 2014
SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 Flash Drive got to be the smallest USB 3.0 flash drive that I have seen! It is about the size of a Singapore 20 cents coin and is capable of a read speed of up to 130MB/s.
Launched on the 19th August 2014, it is retailing for
16GB (S$13.90), 32GB (S$25.90) and 64GB (S$52.90). SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 Flash Drive – Packaging Front
Monday, 18th August 2014
Launched on the 8th April 2014 as well, the USB 3.0
Seagate Backup Plus Fast Portable Drive is a 4TB harddrive that delivers fast data transfer speeds of up to 220MB/s.
The Seagate Backup Plus Fast Portable Drive measures (length x width x depth) 116.90mm x 82.50mm x 22.35mm, weighs 307g and is currently retailing for
S$449 in black (only one color). Seagate Backup Plus Fast – Disk Speed Test
Friday, 15th August 2014
The USB 3.0
Western Digital My Passport Air is the best looking portable harddisk to complement the design of your MacBook Air/Pro. Two different capacities are available, the 500GB is retailing for S$129 and the 1TB is retailing for S$219.
The enclosure is made up of anodised aluminium and it measures (length x width x depth) 112mm x 83mm x 11mm and weighs 160g. It is meant to be used with a Mac and hence it comes pre-formatted in HFS+ Journaled.
Western Digital My Passport Air – Disk Speed Test