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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...

Hitachi crams 1TB into each platter

09/07/2011, Hitachi wants to push the boundaries of hard drive storage even further by introducing a new range of hard drives which are capable of stashing away 1TB of data onto individual spinning platters. This new technology enables Hitachi to churn out even...

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...

LaCie Rugged Mini is one tough hard drive

07/19/2011, Looking for a portable hard drive that can handle the abuse of being dropped or bumped against a wall – not because you purposely like to throw electronics around, but because you have butter fingers. Well you’re in luck, because they actually...

Western Digital WD AV-GP drives now in larger sizes

05/16/2011, Western Digital, hard drive manufacturer specialist has added two new models to its WD AV-GP hard drives. Now available in 2.5TB and 3TB, these internal 3.5″ hard drives will enable users to enjoy reliable 24/7 video streaming in IPTV, DVR, Media...

Samsung S2 Gamers Edition hard drive

04/26/2011, OK, so the Samsung S2 portable hard drive has seen quite a fair bit of action in its time, first coming pre-loaded with a Michael Jackson movie, while getting a USB 3.0 update later last year. This time around, Samsung intends to milk this cash cow for...

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...

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,...

USB 3.0 to eSATA converter speeds up your data transfer

01/31/2011, Just because you have a USB 3.0 connector on your shiny new computer, doesn’t mean that your existing external hard drive supports it. If you happen to be stuck with an eSATA external hard drive and are looking to transfer your files using the speedy...

Toshiba MKxx39GSL 1.8-inch hard drives with LIF SATA connectors

01/24/2011, Toshiba is doing a good job of helping us get ample storage space on tiny media players and now the company has introduced its latest microSATA-based 1.8-inch hard drive. The new MKxx39GSL series is available in capacities of 160GB, 200GB and 220GB models...

Seagate Slimmest GoFlex Drive Prototype – 9 mm

01/04/2011, [CES 2011] CES is all about showing off more performances in smaller packages when it comes to mobility. Seagate is showcasing its thin GoFlex 2.5 inch hard drive prototype, at 9 mm, it is 38%  slimmer  than the current ultra-portable Goflex drives. The...

Seagate GoFlex Certified Storage System for Third Parties

01/04/2011, [CES 2011] Seagate is announcing  Certified  GoFlex Storage System, its certification process to qualify products that will feature GoFlex drive slots, the program  aims to certify both slot-based devices and third-party external storage modules. First...

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...