OCZ Octane announces “world’s first” 1TB SSD

One of the reasons why the MacBook Air is popular, apart from its slim profile and looks, would be the SSD that it uses that allows for a speedy boot, read and write time. Unfortunately while we’d all love to sport SSDs in our computers, their limited capacities and price have always been a limiting factor, at least until now where OCZ Technology has launched the Octane SATA 3.0 and […]


Super Talent USB 3.0 Storage POD Enclosure

With USB 3.0 promising faster transfer rates, we’re sure that there are many users out there who would love to get their hands on a USB 3.0 external hard drive, but the good news is that instead of spending $80-$100 on a new USB 3.0 external hard drive, you can instead opt for the $29 Super Talent USB 3.0 Storage POD Enclosure.


Apricorn SATA Wire Notebook Hard Drive Upgrade Kit gets USB 3.0 interface

Apricorn’s latest SATA Wire Notebook Hard Drive Upgrade Kit has just gotten a kick in the butt – with a spanking new USB 3.0 interface, of course. We all know how USB 3.0 kicks USB 2.0’s ass ten ways to Sunday, and we’re sure that no one would deny data transfer speeds that are up to 10x faster compared to standard USB 2.0 connections. Good thing this Speedy Gonzales of […]


Addonics lets you turn your CF or CFast cards into a solid state drive

Do you have loads of CF/CFast cards lying around the house doing nothing? Wish you could do something more with them besides using them for backup memory cards when your main ones fail? Addonics has come up with a solution to that problem. Called the CF/CFast Drive, it is a 5 ¼” drive bay that has 6 slots for you to plug in with your CF/CFast cards. After plugging it […]


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Triple SATA HDD Multi-Function Dock

We’ve previously seen SATA hard disk multi-function docks in the past, but how many of those allow you to dock up to three 3.5”drives? The SATA HDD Multi-Function Dock is capable of supporting up to three SATA 2.5″/3.5″ drives up to 2TB. The accessory also includes a built-in multi-card reader and also an additional two USB ports. The dock currently supports both Mac and PC and will set you back $55.


Buffalo SHD-NHPU2 PATA SSDs For Your Older Notebook

Folks who are looking for a SSD drive to put into their older notebook don’t have to worry about the lack of a SATA connector on the notebook, as Buffalo has come up with its SHD-NHPU2 PATA SSD. Since it uses the older PATA connector, instead of the current SATA connector, you shouldn’t have any issue using it on your older notebook. These 2.5-inch SSDs offer 64MB of cache and […]


UNITEK USB 3.0 to SATA Adapter

Brando’s UNITEK USB 3.0 to SATA Adapter, also known by the model number Y-1034, is a computer peripheral worthy of your money, time and attention. Why do we say so? It breathes new life into your SATA/IDE hard drives, where it will connect those to your computer via a USB 3.0 port as long as your machine supports the latest high-speed standard. This enables your hard drive to transfer data […]


Seagate Momentus Thin

This just in – the Seagate Momentus Thin is finally announced on an official basis by the folks at Seagate, and as we promised, here are more details about this 7mm thin 2.5″ hard drive which is the slimmest of its kind in the market. It will come in 160GB and 250GB capacities, where we hope to see it in action in a range of ultra portable machines and netbooks […]


Chocolate bar SATA hard drive case

Love chocolate and are a geek at the same time? You’ll go all wobbly in your knees with these silicon cases that will encase your 2.5″ SATA hard drives from scratches and minor shocks, coming in Chocolate Brown, White Chocolate or Strawberry flavors – er, we meant, colors. Each of these will have a standard USB connector that lets you hook up to a PC or Mac for data transfer, […]


Macbook Pro 1.5 Gbps SATA To Reduce Costs? Not a Chance

There’s some buzz this morning about the 2009 Macbook Pro exhibiting SATA 1.5Gbps speeds (the previous models have a 3Gbps SATA hard drive controller) and from the first benchmarks, it looks like disk performance is logically lower, if you have a fast disk, like an SSD – even 7200rpm laptop hard drive often don’t reach 120MBps (Mac rumors reports [SSD] performance going from 225MB/s down to 115MB/s in disk benchmarks. […]