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Surveillance Hard Drive Shoot-Out: WD And Seagate Square Off
Jun 19, 2014 - in Reviews
Video surveillance has been around for years. Grainy gas station cameras are giving way to higher-end 1080p-capable IP cameras, and storage is evolving to meet the needs of these ever-expanding solutions. Today we look at two new entries into the market.
I-O Data's New HDDs Boast Sleek Brushed Aluminum
Jun 18, 2014 - in News
I-O Data's new external hard drives are pretty.
Vantec's New WiFi HDD Enclosure is Battery Powered
Apr 10, 2014 - in News
Vantec's new portable hard drive enclosure can make a WiFi network.
WD Debuts First Portable Thunderbolt-Powered Dual-Drive
Mar 27, 2014 - in News
A new drive aimed at creative pros and enthusiasts.
WD Announces My Passport AV-TV for Mobile Media Storage
Mar 14, 2014 - in News
Western Digital's new external hard drive is especially built for TV recording and playback.
Toshiba Announces New 5 TB HDD With Advanced Format and Persistent Write Cache
Feb 13, 2014 - in News
Toshiba is rolling out 5 TB HDDs for serious applications next month. Toshiba primarily caters to the enterprise and OEM market, offering products on the SAS interface and SATA in various sizes.Toshiba's MG04 series will feature 5 TB models in 3.5" fo
WD Black2 is a 2-in-1 SSD, HDD Combo Drive
Nov 25, 2013 - in News
This 2.5 inch drive combines an SSD with an HDD.
Failing PS4 Consoles "Within Expectations," Says Sony
Nov 18, 2013 - in News
Sounds like many new PlayStation 4 owners are receiving the Blinking Blue Dot of Death (BBDoD).
Disaster Strikes: How Is Data Recovered From A Dead Hard Drive?
Nov 7, 2013 - in Picture Story
With enough time and use, all drives fail. Some fail at the worse time while holding irreplaceable data. When the unthinkable hits and you're staring at your precious bits trapped in a paperweight, here is how the experts go about retrieving your sanity.
Seagate Ships World's Thinnest 2TB Laptop Drive
Nov 6, 2013 - in News
This drive measures 9.5 mm thick.
Ultrastar Hard Drive Uses Helium to Maximize Capacity
Nov 5, 2013 - in News
Western Digital's HGST is using helium to tackle industry-wide challenges in scaling current areal density technologies.
Toshiba to Sample 2-Platter 7mm HDDs in November
Oct 28, 2013 - in News
Toshiba will sample two-platter hard drives in November.
HGST Launches Endurastar J4K320 Automotive Hard Drive
Oct 4, 2013 - in News
The HGST Endurastar J4K320 is a family of single-platter hard drives designed for automotive use.
Western Digital Releases 4 TB WD Green Drive HDD
Sep 15, 2013 - in News
Western Digital has expanded its Green series to include a 4 TB option.
Seagate Designs Ultra Mobile HDD for Tablets
Sep 9, 2013 - in News
Never worry about low storage messages again.
Western Digital Announces 1 TB and 2 TB My Passport Slim
Sep 6, 2013 - in News
New portable hard drives under Western Digital's popular My Passport brand.
Toshiba Intros 2.5-inch 7mm 7,278rpm Hard Drives
Aug 25, 2013 - in News
Here's a super-thin hard drive for super-thin notebooks.
UK Tried to Stop Snowden Stories by Smashing Hard Drives
Aug 21, 2013 - in News
The Guardian newspaper reveals how the UK government has responded to its coverage of the Snowden leaks.
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Aug 6, 2013 - in News
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Seagate Laptop Ultrathin HDD Review: 500 GB In 5 mm Of Space
Jul 31, 2013 - in Reviews
When you look at it from the side, Seagate's Laptop Ultrathin HDD is almost easy to miss. Measuring just 5 mm tall, it’s one of the thinnest hard drives in existence. We got our hands on the 500 GB model to see if it can keep up with larger disks.
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 Review: A 1 TB Notebook Drive At 7200 RPM
Jul 29, 2013 - in Reviews
HGST's Travelstar 7K1000 is the first 1000 GB notebook drive we've tested with a 7200 RPM spindle speed. Is this hard disk a performance crown winner? We run our standard suite of benchmarks on it and compare the repository to 13 competitors.
Seagate Desktop HDD 4TB Review: Big Capacity At 5900 RPM
Jul 8, 2013 - in Reviews
First, Seagate renamed its Barracuda hard drive family to Desktop HDD.15. Then, it introduced the first model in the new line-up—the Desktop HDD.15 ST4000DM000. Does Seagate's first massive 4 TB desktop disk deliver the performance we want or disappoint?
Seagate Intros 4 TB NAS-Oriented HDDs
Jun 16, 2013 - in News
Seagate has launched a new lineup of hard drives that are specifically engineered for ideal use in NAS systems.
Seagate Launches 5 mm Laptop Hard Drives
Jun 3, 2013 - in News
Seagate has launched a new hard drive lineup, the Laptop Ultrathin HDD.
Western Digital Announces New Lineup of Se Hard Drives
May 31, 2013 - in News
WD is releasing a new lineup of hard drives, the Se lineup for datacenters.
HGST Launches 1.5 TB 2.5-inch Laptop Hard Drive
May 27, 2013 - in News
HGST has announced a new mobile hard drive, one that boasts a capacity of 1.5 TB.
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May 21, 2013 - in News
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Orico Releases HDD Enclosures That Hold Up to 10 HDDs
May 1, 2013 - in News
Orico has released some hard drive enclosures, one of which can hold up to ten 3.5" drives.
WD Unleashes World's Thinnest 2.5-inch HDD
Apr 23, 2013 - in News
WD has announced the arrival of the world's first 5 mm 2.5" hard drive.
WD Announces 10K RPM XE 3.5-inch SAS Hard Drives
Apr 22, 2013 - in News
WD has released a number of new SAS enterprise class 10K RPM drives.