Articles about hard disk drive

StarTech Standalone Portable Hard Drive Duplicator is small
StarTech has announced the launch of its latest Standalone Portable Hard Drive Duplicator – a multi-purpose data storage solution that enables users to make exact duplicates of their SATA hard drives without the use of a PC. For those times when you don’t need to copy hard drives, it works as a connector for people to connect bare SATA drives to a desktop or laptop computer through eSATA or USB.It […]

Samsung Spinpoint M8: 1TB drives for notebooks
Those days of having not enough space on your laptop are coming to an end. Samsung has just announced the Spinpoint M8: a 1TB capacity internal hard disk drives for notebooks. Consisting of two 500GB platters, the 9.5mm thick hard disk drive is small enough to fit comfortably into mobile devices.At makes use of advanced format technology (AFT) which raises the data storage density per unit area, enabling efficient and […]

Samsung to release new SuperSpeed USB 3.0 external hard drives
Samsung has just announced a new family of hard disk drives that will be adopting the SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface. With the ability to transfer data at up to 5 Gb/s – 10 times the data transfer rate of USB 2.0, it will let users move a 25GB full HD movie in just four minutes. The M2 Portable will be an entry-level model and the C2 Portable 3.0 will be […]

Western Digital introduces 6TB My Book Studio Edition II external hard disk drive
Western Digital has just introduced to the world the My Book Studio Edition II. This dual-drive storage system has an enormous storage capacity of 6 terabytes (TB) and has been designed with creative professionals and Mac enthusiasts in mind: folks who use their computers to create, store, edit and archive large HD video and photo files. Though, nobody’s stopping you from using it as a huge drive to store your […]


Toshiba STOR.E ART 4 external hard disk drives are colorful
Toshiba has just introduced some new external hard drives under a new line called STOR.E ART 4. What the name means, we have no clue (Story art 4, perhaps?), but what we do know is that they will come in five colors (red, green, blue, white and silver) and each color denotes a different storage capacity. The 2.5″ drives will come in 500GB (red), 640GB (green), 750GB (blue), 1TB (white) […]

Buffalo MiniStation
The VCR is pretty much dead at this point in time, and manufacturers are now building TVs with the ability to record directly onto externally hard disks. The invention of such technology has led to the appearance of unsightly cables that clutter up your TV cabinet or shelf. Well, Buffalo has come up with a solution to the problem. Called the MiniStation, it is basically an external hard disk that […]

Classic video game cartridges turned into external hard drives
A seller going by the name of 8Bir Memory on the DIY store, has started selling old Super Nintendo game cartridges modified into external hard disk drives. The epitome of nerdiness? You bet. And we’re loving it. He has converted classic titles such as Star Wars, Metroid, the Legend of Zelda, Mega Man 2 into useful hard disk drives. Besides looking good, the cartridges disguise the fact that they […]

Seagate Barracuda Green hard drive now available
Seagate has a heart for the environment with their latest Barracuda Green hard drive, where it is the industry’s highest performance eco-friendly 3.5-inch desktop drive that consumes extremely little juice, making it suitable for low-power personal computers, multi-drive home networking systems and external PC storage. Formerly known as the Barracuda LP, the new Barracuda Green will merge the industry’s highest spin speed (5900 RPM) with Seagate’s SmartAlign technology, resulting in […]

Toshiba announced Wipe technology for Toshiba Self-Encrypting Drive models
Are you paranoid about data security? Toshiba’s range of Self-Encrypting Drive (SED) models might just be able to fit you to a T, where it will work in tandem with Wipe Technology which includes a first of its kind feature in the world, where sensitive user data is securely erased whenever a system is powered-down or when a SED hard drive is taken out physically from a computer system. Apart […]

Toshiba has a new range of 7,200 RPM 2.5-inch SATA drives
Toshiba’s Storage Device Division has announced that they have come up with a new family of 7,200 RPM 2.5-inch SATA drives, making these the first in the industry’s broad line of 7,200 RPM 2.5-inch models which have been specially optimized for demanding performance, power consumption, and durability requirements, be they for high-performance or business-critical applications. The MKxx61GSY will come in various capacities, ranging from 160GB all the way to 640GB, […]