That may not be enough to stop the law firm. On its plaintiff-solicitation form, Hattis & Lukacs states that "Customers are complaining that this switch has resulted in drastically slower write performance and storage failures, especially when used in RAID configurations" and invites anyone who bought one of the affected drives, which includes some WD Blue and Black drives, to submit their names. … [Read more...] about Firm Seeks Class Action Suit Over WD’s SMR Hard Drives
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We recently reported that Western Digital (WD) was shipping hard drives with SMR technology, a technology that boosts capacity but results in slower hard drives, without listing that fact in marketing materials and product specifications. Further scrutiny found that Toshiba and Seagate also engage in the practice, which obviously leaves the door open for litigation against those companies, too. … [Read more...] about Multiple Class Action Suits Over WD’s SMR Hard Drives Filed in US and Canada
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?
On our web browsing test, the Duet lasted almost 14 hours, which is again an excellent score and is more than three times as long as the Surface Go 2. This laptop will get you through a day and a half of work or more before you need to top it off. If you want to watch video, then you’ll be slightly less impressed with the Duet; it managed 12.5 hours looping our local Full HD Avengers trailer, which is good but not great. The Surface Go 2 managed around an hour less, which is the only battery test where it could compete with the Duet. … [Read more...] about Lenovo IdeaPad Duet review: Great Chrome tablet at nice price
Successive generations often have stronger motors, longer battery lives, and sometimes larger dust bins. Each model in a generation typically has the same motor and major features. Those variants generally represent varying levels of features and accessories in a new generation. The list prices for models in the latest generation typically differ by $50 to $100. … [Read more...] about The best Dyson deals and sales for June 2020: Vacuums and Fans