02/25/2014, For those who build their own computers, chances are you are aware that Western Digital sells hard drives for computers that are available in different “colors”. For example there’s Western Digital Green, Black, and Blue, with Green indicating hard drives that use less energy, while Black refers to hard drives focused on performance. Well for those looking to put together something more reliable and durable, Western Digital has announced the […]
11/01/2013, If you own a Wester Digital external hard drive, you might want to think twice before plugging it into your OS X Mavericks computer, or better yet if you haven’t upgraded, perhaps you might want to hold off on doing so for the moment. Western Digital has recently issued a statement warning customers about potential data loss on their hard drives should they attempt to connect a Western Digital external […]
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 personal cloud in an easy way. The idea behind My Cloud is that managing a personal cloud based on one of more network attached storage (NAS) devices in your […]
06/03/2013, Western Digital announced its 7mm 1TB hard drive, the WD Blue, which is the world's thinnest 1TB drive.
05/15/2013, Western Digital has been manufacturing hard drives for as long as most people can remember, and today, they’re announcing a new line of portable hard drives, their My Passport Ultra. Western Digital’s My Passport Ultra are available in 500GB, 1TB and 2TB storage capacities and are equipped with USB 3.0 connectivity, which allows for a super-fast connection between the portable hard drive and your computer. The My Passport Ultra have […]
04/23/2013, When it comes to storage and backup drives, Western Digital would be a name that many people are familiar with, although some might have run into unpleasant experiences in the past where their backup hard drive just died even before making it past the 1 year mark, which is rather unfortunate. Still, we are not here to start an Aunt Agony channel for failed hard drives, but rather, talk about […]
12/06/2012, Western Digital, a name that is instantly associated with storage space – portable or otherwise, is back with a proud new addition to the family. We are not talking about its 4TB hard drives, as those are already old hat by the time the news hit the wires, but rather, the latest device in their wide array of devices would be the My Book Live Duo, a dual-drive RAID box […]
11/15/2012, Western Digital has announced not only the My Net AC1300 HD Dual-Band Router, but also the My Net AC Bridge as the latest additions to the My Net family of HD dual-band routers. These two devices will merge next-generation 802.11ac wireless technology with Western Digital’s exclusive FasTrack technology which is said to automatically prioritize high-bandwidth entertainment services including (but not limited to) Netflix, YouTube, online games and Skype, where it […]
10/11/2012, If you feel that your home is somehow located in an area where it is virtually impossible to get a decent Wi-Fi signal even a few meters away from the router, you might want to call some paranormal investigators to drop by (assuming the router has been thoroughly checked and certified to work just fine), otherwise you might want to enlist the help of the My Net Wi-Fi Range Extender […]
10/10/2012, Long gone are the days when 500GB of external storage was enough and if you believe that to be the case, Western Digital has taken the wraps off their new external hard drives, the My Book Thunderbolt Duo with 8TB of storage, and My Book with 4TB of storage, both of which are compatible with Mac and PCs although the former will come with a Thunderbolt cable that will allow […]
08/31/2012, The Western Digital (WD) VelociRaptor name originally came from WD’s line of high-performance hard drives which are pro-summer/enthusiast version of drives typically used in servers etc. Instead of rotating at 7200rpm, those drives could spin at 10,000rpm, which made data seek times much better. The Western Digital VelociRaptor Duo is an external Thunderbolt case that contains two such drives, and the combined maximum capacity is 2TB (2x1TB). Each VelociRaptor Duo […]
07/18/2012, The FCC can be said to be a menagerie of devices and consumer electronics gizmos, and here we are with the latest model that comes in the form of the WD TV Play media hub that has also arrived at the hallowed hallways of the FCC. It does seem to indicate Western Digital’s intention of entering into the casual gaming market that is currently being catered to by Roku and […]
07/11/2012, Western Digital (WD) has just announced that its WD 2go app now communicates with Dropbox and lets users copy, more, rename and delete files on Dropbox and the Western Digital personal cloud devices. This means that users can easily have a cloud copy of their data, and/or extend the storage which is managed via WD2go. This is an important step for Western Digital as its software has been traditionally locked […]
06/14/2012, Western Digital is launching MyNet N900, a high-end router that has been designed to cater to the enthusiast market, which means people who have many connected computers (desktop, laptop), mobile devices (smartphone, tablet) and home appliances (streaming box, home server, game console). Interestingly enough, a large chunk of the prospect buyers will look for “better performance”, and that’s exactly what the MyNet N900 was designed to do.