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iStarUSA BPN-DE Drive Cage Review

12/19/2013, Those building their own PC have to go through a sea of PC components that is often not easy to navigate, not because the specs are hard to read, but because it is virtually impossible to form an opinion on the build quality of PC accessories based on...

Seagate 5mm HDD To Boost Ultrabook Storage

06/02/2013, Seagate has just announced the launch of a new 5mm HDD (hard disk drive) which represents an important height reduction (30%) from the previous 7mm and 9mm versions. Seagate built this to enable ultra-thin computers to reach a storage capacity of 500GB...

Seagate Slim Offers Storage Without The Bulk

05/02/2013, Seagate is no stranger to the portable hard drive market, having come up with some hits of theirs in the past. Remember the Seagate GoFlex Slim Drive, which was touted to be the slimmest portable external hard drive in the world when it was revealed a...

Seagate Momentus XT Review

11/28/2011, Seagate has just launched the Seagate Momentus XT, a 2.5” HDD (hard disk drive) that comes with a twist: Seagate claims that it can be as fast as an SSD (solid state drive) “in the real world”. First, why would it be so fast, and how did they manage...

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...

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...

Apple develops hybrid drive system

09/29/2011, It seems that Apple is currently developing their very own hybrid drive system that intends to merge the best of both worlds – we’re talking about traditional platter-based and flash storage. Apple’s patent that was recently published by...

Akitio hard drive enclosure plays nice with many inputs

09/28/2011, I don’t know about you, but the Akitio hard drive enclosure that you see above here is certainly quite the character, being extremely pleasing to the eyes while boasting a charisma that enables it to “talk” to all forms of devices...

LaCie Little Big Disk Thunderbolt Series now available

09/21/2011, If you’ve been waiting for a Thunderbolt-capable external hard disk for your Mac – good news, because LaCie has announced that its Little Big Disk Thunderbolt Series is now available for purchase. The first in the series of portable hard disks...

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...

GoFlex Turbo Hard Drive Comes With Data Recovery

08/08/2011, Seagate has just announced a new external 500GB to 750GB GoFlex Turbo HDD  drive that comes with USB 3.0 and a 7200rpm rotation speed. However, the more interesting part is that a one-time data recovery service from SafetyNet is included with the drive....

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...