Most importantly, a four-drive RAID array powered by WD Red NAS HDDs with SMR took anywhere from 13 to 16 times longer to complete a rebuild of a failed array, highlighting that SMR drives can leave data at risk for much longer than standard CMR drives. That's important because WD markets the WD Red NAS drives for RAID arrays. … [Read more...] about Firm Seeks Class Action Suit Over WD’s SMR Hard Drives
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Based in Bellevue, Washington, Hattis & Lukacs specializes in class-action, consumer law. According to its website, the firm has previously won settlements against McAfee, for auto-renewing subscriptions at a higher price, and TracFone for throttling customers with "unlimited" data. … [Read more...] about Multiple Class Action Suits Over WD’s SMR Hard Drives Filed in US and Canada
Sales – Dyson has frequent ‘official Dyson sales’ throughout the year, often with 20% to 40% discounts. Refurbished models – Dyson also has an active business selling refurbished models at even more significant discounts. Dyson runs its factory-refurbished models through full function testing, and each comes with a Dyson warranty. Model adjustments – You can also find fabulous deals on Dyson products with the company’s practice of continuing older models even after new generations launch. So, if you are considering the latest model Dyson cord-free stick vacuum cleaner but it costs a few hundred dollars more than you’re prepared to spend, look back a generation or two. New Dyson models often have stronger motors and other specialized features, but any of the last two or maybe even three generations might be perfect for your needs. Mystery deals – This savings factor is likely due to inventory balancing, but we don’t know for sure. … [Read more...] about The best Dyson deals and sales for June 2020: Vacuums and Fans
Price and design Dell’s XPS 17 starts at $1,500, and Apple’s MacBook Pro 16-inch starts at $2,399. That sounds like a big difference, but these base models can’t be compared on an apples-to-apples basis. The XPS 17 starts with a 1,920 x 1,200 resolution screen, a 256GB SSD, 8GB of RAM, a Core i5-10300H, and integrated graphics. From there, it can be configured up to a 4K+ screen, RTX 2060 graphics, a Core i9-10885H, 64GB of RAM, and 8TB of storage. We’ll know more about the exact configuration options of the XPS 17 when it launches later this summer. … [Read more...] about Dell XPS 17 vs. MacBook Pro 16-inch: Which big laptop reigns supreme?