First spotted in the bylanes of the Akihabara district of Tokyo last week, Hitachi's uber-capacious Deskstar 4 Terabyte internal hard drives were finally announced to the world today. Along with it, Hitachi also announced its Touro avatar, a portable HDD that makes use of one of these drives.
There will be 3.8 million fewer PC shipments in the first quarter of 2012 due to the disastrous flooding in Thailand over the last few months, according to a report by market analysis firm IHS iSuppli.
Western Digital has begun producing hard drives after months of halted production due to extensive flooding in Thailand. The announcement has sent shares skyrocketing as the company gears up for the Christmas shopping season.
For Seagate's sake we hope that the second time is the charm, as its first generation of Momentus XT hard drives with a small SLC SSD cache didn't exactly take the world by storm. Currently the new Momentus XT is only available in a single size of 750GB, plus 8GB of SLC NAND flash of
The flood in Thailand caught manufacturers off guard, but damages and losses are more than initially analysed. The outlook of the hard disk supplies are grimly forecasted to run out at the end of the year, leading to backlash in the first quarter of 2012.
Judging by the latest news, the good old hard drive is far from dead as it seems that we can expect a six fold increase in storage capacity in the near future, at least if researched by Singaporean scientists end up catching on with the hard drive manufacturers. What's surprising is that simple table salt,
Media players are hardly what we'd call special these days and you can get some really cheap, if albeit basic models these days that will play pretty much any file format you throw at them. Seagate has been trying to get in to the media player for quite some time and so far the company
Sony is well-known for most electronics products, but this is probably the first time we have heard the company announced new external hard disks. Available in stylish black, pink and silver flavors, the Sony external hard disks feature advanced technologies and smart A/V features that lets you access data safely and conveniently.
It's always interesting to see what new companies have to offer and mLogic is a new Apple accessory maker that has come up with a few novel ideas. The company announced its first three products today, the mDock, the mBack and the mLink, all offering some compelling features, but we'd suggest mLogic spend a
Need some extra storage space? How about a lot of extra storage space? Well, it looks like Seagate has decided to push external storage up a notch with the announcement of its new GoFlex Desk drive with a capacity of 4TB. It's not clear if we're looking at a single 4TB drive, of if Seagate
One Terabyte per platter hard drives isn't breaking news these days, but Hitachi GST has put a twist on things by launching several new models with a single 1TB platter in them. The new drives are also available in smaller sizes, but this is where things get strange, as despite being a single 1TB
It's hard not to call OCZ an innovative company as they keep coming up with new ways of either connecting your SSD or take advantage of SSD technology somehow in your PC. The latest addition to the RevoDrive series of PCI Express based SSDs is the RevoDrive Hybrid and if you've been around for a
Remember that deal where Western Digital was going to take over Hitachi Global Storage? Well, it seems like it has run into a huge amount of red tape, as EU regulators have filed an antitrust complaint against Western Digital over the purchase.
Now that USB 3.0 has started making its way into mainstream consumer electronics devices such as notebooks and certain media players, it is only expected that peripherals utilizing the new high-speed interface will eventually start popping up all over the market. And from the looks of it, Planex is no exception in the migration to
Remember that story we wrote a couple of weeks ago about Intel considering doing a PCI Express x2 interface? Well, today's announcement by the SATA-IO confirms this story and it looks like it will be an industry wide move as the new SATA Express standard will require it for optimal performance. Click on through for a detailed
Well, that sure didn't take very long. In less than two weeks after we published the news of Western Digital's success in rolling out what was probably the world's first standard-height, 1TB-touting mobile hard disks for notebooks, out comes Toshiba with its own variant of such a hard disk, the MQ01ABD100, which the Japanese company
Yearning for more capacity? The upcoming Buffalo 3TB external harddisk drive might just be the solution to your needs. It is set to debut in mid-August. More details inside.
Previously, only the 450GB and 600GB VelociRaptor models featured SATA 6Gbps support and 32MB of cache. Now, the 150GB and 300GB variants will also be available with the above features too.
Have you purchased an iMac with a 1TB hard disk any time between May and July this year? If so, you might want to consult Apple's web site to see if you qualify for a free replacement of sorts; this is because the Cupertino giant has annouced a replacement program for a "very small number" of 1TB
Have you ever tried to upgrade your notebook's storage capacity by splurging on the latest 2.5-inch 1TB hard disk back then, only to realize that the upgrade was doomed to fail from the get-go simply because it was too thick to fit into the tight confines of your mobile PC? Well, we've got good news for you: