I was going to buy a sandisk external ssd off Amazon at a really good price but, when I went on YouTube to see how you get it up & running there are many people saying it’s not great & have lost there files
This one below.
SanDisk Extreme 1TB Portable NVMe SSD, USB-C, up to 1050MB/s Read and 1000MB/s Write Speed, Water and Dust-Resistant, Black
So kindly without blowing the bank, 1 TB is fine for my needs, would anyone know a good go to please, would appreciate thoughts, I have not bought an external hard drive for years, that one was not an ssd btw,
Would be great to get it off Amazon for convenience …… thanks
Ah ok, maybe external ssd & also back up to the cloud, I think I have I cloud drive turned on as far as I’m aware on the Mac, does that mean it’s already storing to the cloud ?
Sorry never used or don’t no much about the cloud on a Mac as suppose to I cloud on my phone, or does it work in the same way,thanks
Whatever product you do any research for this day and age will predominantly contain negative reviews more than positives in my experience. In my view, to use an SSD as an example, there are no ‘bad’ ones these days. There might be the odd one that fails prematurely but on the whole…Basically, listen to what folk in here are actually using without issue then buy what you can afford.
I have a cloud plan for my I phone, it’s only 50 GB,
So if I use cloud for what’s intended above, will that work as quick as accessing stuff on an ssd, if that makes sense,
I was thinking get that ssd while it’s less than half price, back up to the cloud for safety or am I doing it wrong, thanks
Call me old fashioned or worry about certain things in the cloud as to where privacy is concerned, are you guys saying the cloud is the better option & the safest option, or have I missed something, sorry this is quite new to me, thanks.
Well, would have probably opted for apple as I really have no other clue,
Thing with apple is & please correct me if I’m wrong, sometime back I lost some important stuff on my I phone ( nothing was backed up ) never had no cloud storage what so ever & backup was always off, after a to & throw long telephone call with apple they managed to get absolutely everything back, which was great but it makes you wonder what they really know or can see
Not that I’ve anything to hide but what they said was gone for good ( on my device ) at our first conversation, then put on hold many times whilst they spoke to whoever they managed to get it all back,
I did ask a few questions after as to how they done it as I had nothing backed up but with pretty much no real answer,
When I half questioned them about security of my stuff or anyone else’s for that matter, they said they can’t see nothing,
A good old friend of mine won’t use the cloud apple provide he won’t use i message either, he told me why but I can’t remember, sorry wasn’t going off topic just meant about the security side of things within the cloud / apple,
So I’m guessing a reputable company for the cloud & the hard drive too ?, so if the ssd goes wrong it’s in the cloud, thanks Chris appreciate your input,
Understand that ( god forbid ) also a reason why, when I got into digital Dj - ing I have 2 copies of my music in total on usb devices, I always keep the others of the premises at my brothers, as again I emphasise god forbid should anything go wrong at home, as my music is irreplaceable as per your
Which has now made me think twice even regarding all my 100’s if not thousands of photos,
Good shout there I need to sort them too.
Great advice, I’ll use google then if it’s as you say it is, I know you know your stuff well so that will be my go to,
Then for ease to hand I’ll get an ssd as mentioned or spoke about earlier but make sure all is in the cloud as you say, I’m also guessing there is a charge for that with google ? If so no probs once again really appreciate the first hand use