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Scientists Create A Disk Able To Store Data For A Million Years

10/22/2013, Being able to store terabytes of data on a hard drive is pretty easy as nowadays, all you need to do is hook up a hard drive to your computer and you can start storing content immediately. But being able to keep that data lasting for longer than several...

SanDisk Ultra Plus SSD launched

01/07/2013, [CES 2013] Solid State Drives (SSDs) are becoming more common by the day, and it doesn’t look like the trend is going to stop. At CES 2013, SanDisk has announced the launch of two more SSDs: the Ultra Plus SSD and X110 SSD. While the latter is for OEMs...

Seagate Barracuda Drives Updated, Streamlined

11/01/2011, Seagate is overhauling its legendary barracuda line of hard drives by using the same technology on every barracuda drives, notably a 7200 rpm of rotational speed, 6Gb/sec SATA and the same DicsWizard driver for 2TB drives. This effectively leads to a...

Rumor: 5TB Seagate hard drives on their way

10/13/2011, How large is your most spacious hard drive in your desktop at the moment? 1TB? Well, it seems that the ante is about to be upped by another level as boffins continue their unrelentless march towards improving current technology by walking towards...

BytePac hard drive boxes are made from cardboard

10/12/2011, Using cardboard to replace metal or plastic on a computer isn’t exactly new, normally it’s  budget-friendly and free most of the time but not when it comes to BytePac. This “green” cardboard housing which is used to turn your...

Toshiba MK01GRRB/R series small form factor hard drive

10/12/2011, Toshiba steps to the forefront of news-making headlines yet again by introducing the industry’s highest capacity enterprise small form factor 15k RPM hard drive – in the form of the MK01GRRB/R series. This essentially sees a doubling of...

Gigabyte A2 Tiny hard drive is lighter-sized

08/07/2011, When you think of portable hard disks, the word tiny probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. Well, that’s what we thought until Gigabyte announced its latest portable hard disk in Taiwan, the A2 Tiny. Looking like some sort of fancy...

Western Digital Scorpio Blue packs quite a punch

07/20/2011, Western Digital, one of the names that is closely associated with quality storage devices for the computer (desktop or otherwise), is back again with the new WD Scorpio Blue. This is a new 2.5″ mobile hard drive which measures a mere 9.5mm thin, and...

Secret data stored on hard drives, made easy

04/26/2011, Computer scientists have come up with a way to develop software which will be able to stash away highly sensitive data on hard drives – all without requiring the use of any form of encryption. This is made possible by controlling the precise disk...

IDEAL 0101HDP puts holes in your hard disks

04/21/2011, While there are many ways to destroy hard disks, most of them involve getting messy with tools and can even be troublesome to clean up. Well the folks over at IDEAL have come up the ideal way to destroy hard disks – with the IDEAL 0101HDP aka Hard Disk...

Toshiba updates STOR.E external HDD models

03/22/2011, Toshiba might have shut down the LCD assembly line in Japan due to the recent catastrophe, but that doesn’t mean the consumer electronics giant is going to just keel over and be depressed about all that’s happening in their homeland. No sir,...

Hitachi CinemaStar Drive Family Expands for A/V market

01/04/2011, [CES 2011] Storage is always an issue with those who are multimedia buffs, since those kind of files tend to eat up space like nobody’s business. Well, Hitachi certainly knows what they doing with their latest CinemaStar hard drives, targeting the...