This USB Drive is Powered By SandForce
Jun 27, 2011 - in News
It's an SSD trapped inside a little USB 3.0 body.
LaCie CloudBox Stores Data Locally & in Cloud
Jun 23, 2011 - in News
Here's a 100 GB hybrid device that will store your files both locally and in the cloud... for a fee, naturally.
Staples Selling PCs with Old User Data Still Intact
Jun 22, 2011 - in News
It's the risk you take when returning products that feature some type of storage solution, whether its a USB stick, laptop or an Xbox 360.
Intel 710 Lyndonville, 720 Ramsdale SSD Specs
Jun 18, 2011 - in News
There's some ludicrous speed.
Synology's NAS Setup Can Serve You Over 100TB
Jun 2, 2011 - in News
That's a lot of... "anatomy media"
Qnap TS-559 Pro+: Familiar Network Storage With A New CPU
May 24, 2011 - in Reviews
It’s a good idea to use two CPU cores to speed up multiple drives in RAID 5 or 6 arrays and it’s even better to increase clock speeds. We put Qnap's TS-559 Pro+ with an Atom D525 dual-core CPU to the test: is it any faster than devices with Atom D510?
10 SDXC/SDHC Memory Cards, Rounded Up And Benchmarked
May 23, 2011 - in Reviews
The latest flash-based SD memory cards with UHS-I deliver up to 63 MB/s throughput. Users who want to exploit that performance need to pay attention to a few details, like making sure they upgrade to a USB 3.0 card reader. Which card is the fastest?
Is Data Encryption Worth Destroying Your NAS' Performance?
May 17, 2011 - in Reviews
Three vendors of network-attached storage, Qnap, Synology, and Thecus, sent over Intel Atom-based NAS servers to test the effects of protecting your data via encryption. But performance and configuration options are not identical, as our testing shows.
Seagate Debuts Battery-Powered Wi-Fi External HDD
May 16, 2011 - in News
Here's a good way to really expand the capacity of your wireless device
Seagate to Control 40-Percent of HDD Market
May 3, 2011 - in News
Following the acquisition of Samsung's HDD unit, Seagate will be holding about 40% of the global hard drive disk market, according to IHS iSuppli.
Seagate Reveals HDD With 1 TB Platters
May 3, 2011 - in News
The Seagate Barracuda XT 3 TB HDD will be the company's first to use 1 TB platters.
IBM Files Flexible Capacity SSD Patent
May 2, 2011 - in News
IBM filed a patent that describes an SSD that can be adjusted to its capacity as well as drive life.
Nine USB 3.0 Flash Drives For Road Warriors
Apr 25, 2011 - in Reviews
The best ultra-portable USB 3.0 storage products from 16 to 128 GB square off in a grand comparison. We found wildly disparate transfer rates ranging from 200 MB/s down to a snail’s pace. At the end, though, two products rose to the top of our list.
Beyond PMR: 3D Tower Hard Drives
Apr 21, 2011 - in News
Researchers at Spintec claim to have found a way to push the boundaries of traditional magnetic hard drive recording technology once again.
Seagate Takes Over Samsung's HDD for $1.375bn
Apr 19, 2011 - in News
Samsung and Seagate this morning announced a “broad strategic alignment” that will see Seagate take over Samsung’s hard drive disk division.
Seagate May Buy Samsung HDD Unit
Apr 18, 2011 - in News
Seagate has come under substantial pressure when Western Digital announced that it would buy Hitachi's HDD unit for $4.3 billion, making it the leading HDD maker worldwide.
Seagate Ships World's Slimmest External HDD
Apr 5, 2011 - in News
Seagate's new external drive shares the same thickness as a #2 pencil.
Intel Short Movie Shows Horrors of HDDs
Apr 1, 2011 - in News
Solid State memory is getting cheaper by the day but while many people have splurged on an SSD for their start-up disk, the market’s not quite at the point where we can ditch our 2TB HDDs and transfer all that data to the swankier and more stable SSDs.
Buffalo Launching Portable BDXL Burner for $286
Mar 25, 2011 - in News
Although Buffalo is launching an external, portable BDXL burner, disc prices are so high that the tech may not be in high demand for quite a while.
Stick In Up to 4 HDDs in this Mega SATA Dock
Mar 23, 2011 - in News
This cool hard drive dock supports up to four 2.5-inch/3.5-inch HDDs and 2.5-inch SSDs via a USB 3.0 or eSATA connection.
WD Crams Two 3 TB Drives into One My Book
Mar 17, 2011 - in News
WD's new My Book external drive features 6 TB and four ways to connect.
WD Acquires Hitachi GST for $4.3 Billion
Mar 7, 2011 - in News
WD has acquired Hitachi GST for $3.5 billion in cash and $750 million in stock.
SandForce Announces 2nd Gen SSD Processors
Feb 25, 2011 - in News
SandForce has officially announced the SF-2200 and SF-2100 SSD processors.
LaCie Little Big Disk Uses Thunderbolt Tech
Feb 25, 2011 - in News
This summer LaCie is shipping a version of its Big Little Disk external drive that uses Intel's new Thunderbolt technology.
Study: Nearly Impossible to Delete Data on SSDs
Feb 23, 2011 - in News
Researchers have discovered that many SSDs don't erase all the stored physical data.
Deal of the Day: Buffalo DriveStation 1TB $60
Feb 18, 2011 - in News
Need some cheap external storage?
Qnap TS-559 Pro: Do More Drives In Your NAS Mean More Speed?
Feb 2, 2011 - in Reviews
We know that adding drives to a RAID array can help improve performance. But does adding storage to a NAS device really help push throughput higher? We put four-bay and five-bay units from Qnap up against each other and benchmark their transfer rates.
StarTech Dock Hosts up to 4 External Drives
Jan 31, 2011 - in News
StarTech is offering two SATA HDD/SSD docking stations supporting up to two drives at the same time.
Watch Us Shoot at an SSD With a Shotgun & Rifle
Jan 17, 2011 - in News
Pew pew pew.
It's the World's Smallest SSD, and Pocket Knife
Jan 13, 2011 - in News
It's the "world's smallest SSD" encased in a Swiss Army Knife.