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TDK Heat-Assisted Magnetic Recording Boosts HDD Capacity (HAMR)

10/03/2013, At CEATEC Japan, TDK was demonstrating HAMR (heat-assisted magnetic recording), a technology designed to dramatically increase the data density of mechanical hard drives. Hard drives are typically limited by how much bits of information they can safely...

Western Digital’s My Cloud Makes Network Storage Easy

10/02/2013, Western Digital (WD) has just launched a new family of “personal cloud solutions” called My Cloud. This consists in new hardware of course, but includes an even more important software solution that lets users access and manage their data from a...

Sandisk Connect Flash Drive and Media Drive

07/22/2013, Sandisk has just revealed a couple of brand new products: the Sandisk Connect Wireless Flash Drive (16GB-32GB), and Sandisk Connect Wireless Media Drive. Both are WiFi-based storage units and the main idea behind them is to serve mobile devices like...

Samsung XS1715 SSD Monster: 740000 IOPS, 3000MB/s and 1.6TB Capacity

07/17/2013, In addition to releasing new consumer SSDs, Samsung introduces the XS1715 SSD which is designed for “Enterprise” applications, which means that it is cutting-edge and expensive (from a consumer’s perspective). Since cost is a secondary concern, the...

Samsung SSD 840 EVO Reaches 1TB Capacity

07/17/2013, Samsung SSD 840 EVO | Samsung has introduced a new line of Solid State Drives (SSD) aimed at the consumer market. The SSD 840 EVO will come in capacities of 120GB, 250GB, 500GB, 750GB and 1TB.

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...

Samsung 840 Pro Review (256GB)

05/16/2013, Synthetic benchmark does show bigger numbers in favor of the PRO while applications trace testing even the playfield

BitTorrent Sync Alpha Unlimited File Sharing For All

04/23/2013, BitTorrent Sync (version alpha) is now available for all to use (for free). Prior to this a pre-alpha version was circulating, but the access was limited to 20,000 users. If you are not familiar with BitTorrent Sync, it is a software that allows private...

Intel SSD mSATA 525 Series Review

04/17/2013, Because of their small form factor, mSATA SSD are mainly found in ultra portable devices such as, ultrabooks, tablets or ultra compact PCs. Lower sizes units, 30GB or 60GB,  are the prime candidate for the Intel Rapid Storage Technology feature as long...

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 Central Storage System

01/06/2013, As we switch our lives to the digital world, more and more people would like to have a central repository for their content. Solutions have existed for some time, but for a while, getting a NAS and setting it up properly was out of the reach of the lay...

Drobo 5N drives Drobo Performance Up

12/13/2012, Drobo has launched a new Drobo 5N NAS (Network Attached Storage device ) which has been designed for improved performance. As such, the new Drobo 5N features a dual core ARM processor and an mSata SSD that holds the OS and serves as a fast storage cache....

What is Apple’s Fusion Drive?

10/25/2012, As you may have seen during our live coverage of the Apple event earlier this week, Apple has announced a new feature called Fusion Drive for its latest iMac. Few details were released during the launch, and things were a little bit confusing and blurry...