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Toshiba Outs 2TB Canvio Basics USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive

01/28/2013, Toshiba has taken the wraps off its latest portable hard drive that offers around 2 terabytes of storage space. The Toshiba Canvio Basics 3.0 portable hard drive is powered by USB 3.0 and it is capable of storing up to 571,000 digital photos, or 526,000...

Data Killer erases data on the spot

05/14/2012, Have you ever sat at the edge of your seat in the movies, as the protagonist is busy trying to erase all sensitive data on the hard drive right before the authorities or enemies make an entrance? The Data Killer from Platform of Japan is one such device...

Star Wars hard drive recycles VHS tapes

10/25/2011, Remember the days a long, long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, where you relied on this thing called the VHS tape to watch your favorite home movies? Ah, that was also the heyday of the Sony Walkman – when it still relied on cassettes instead...

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...

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,...