Seagate has unveiled a production-ready unit of what it claims to be the “fastest-ever” SSD (solid-state drive), with throughput performance of 10 gigabytes per second. This production-ready unit is said to meet Open Compute Project specifications which makes it a good choice for hyper-scale data centers that want to more to the latest flash technology with support for the latest and most sustainable standards.
Seagate is a name that many associate with hard drives, and they have a pretty good reputation too, or at least until recently where customers who bought the 1.5TB and 3TB models were shocked to discovered that these drives had an insanely high fail rate. Some reports even claim that they barely make it through a single day’s use.
A recently discovered vulnerability reportedly puts quite a few Seagate hard drives at the risk of data theft, the vulnerability is described as an undocumented in-built user account which could allow an attacker to gain remote access to the device. According to a public advisory this is just one of the many flaws that were discovered in three wireless hard drives manufactured by Seagate.
If you own a PlayStation 4 or Xbox One you might be well aware of the fact 500GB of onboard storage isn’t going to get you very far particularly if you are prone to downloading digital copies of your favorite games. This is one of the reasons why Sony and Microsoft have both released 1TB versions of their consoles but still many would like more storage. Seagate today launched a […]
Seagate has launched a new personal backup solution with the Backup Plus Portable 4TB USB 3.0 drive. It uses the latest, more dense storage available to consumers and provides an easy solution for power users who have accumulated a significant amount of data.
[CES 2015] It goes without saying that the competition for the slimmest device has been going on for quite some time already, with smartphones coming under the spotlight most of the time. Having said that, how about hard drives? While we have seen LaCie roll out a couple of Rugged and Mirror hard drives today, Seagate decided to take a slightly different route – with the revealing of its Seagate […]
While 1TB of storage might have seem like a lot back in the day, these days burning through 1TB of storage can be done fairly quickly, thanks to music and videos being of higher quality (and thus larger in file size), as well as games these days taking up a lot more storage than they used to back in the day.So if you are in the market for a new […]
Seagate has announced two network attached storage (NAS) products for small and medium businesses (SMBs) with two distinct NAS models. The first is the Seagate NAS which comes with either two or four HDD bays and has been designed to provide storage for an average of 25 employees. It is powered by a Marvell dual-core chip running at 1.2GHz
If there is one thing about the iPhone that we’re sure many would like to see is support for memory cards, like microSD, for example. Smartphones of other platforms usually offer microSD card support which allows for additional memory at a relatively low price, unlike iPhones where each tier becomes more expensive.That being said if you wished your iPhone had more storage, whether it be to store movies, photos, music, […]
[CES 2014] Seagate is introducing a new line of external backup hard drives with Seagate Backup Plus Slim, a new series that follows the previous “Backup Plus” drives launched in June 2012. As you have guessed, the new ones are smaller, thanks to the natural size reduction of drives but the more important update in 2014 is the capability to (partially) backup Android and iOS devices in addition to PC […]
We know one of the main reasons why most people purchase an external hard drive is in order to keep those files that are most precious to them off of their computer. The last thing you want to happen is for your computer to completely shut down, leaving your memorable photos, music and any other important documents completely inaccessible. But sometimes, backup storage solutions could fail as well, which is […]
If you’ve ever considered an Android tablet, we’re sure one of the major factors in making your upcoming purchase is whether or not to go for a tablet that has more internal storage. Even though a good majority of Android tablets support microSD cards, you’re only able to use up to 64GB cards, leaving those who need some serious storage space left with not much choice. Seagate is looking to […]
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 (today) to 650GB (by 2016) at a price point that SSDs (solid state drive) simply won’t allow in the same timeframe.
Seagate is announcing a new hard drive specifically for storing video.