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WD Caviar RE 320GB Enterprise HDDs

Western Digital announced it is increasing the capacity of its enterprise-class WD Caviar® RE hard drives by nearly 30%, continuing to provide cost-effective solutions for dependable, high capacity enterprise storage. WD Caviar RE drives spin at 7,200 RPM, are equipped with either Serial ATA (SATA) or EIDE interfaces and are

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TwinMOS Launched MMCmobile

TwinMOS announced the latest MMCmobile for the latest intelligent low-voltage mobile phones. This perfect combination will surely display the full performance of your cool mobile phone and fulfill the need for innovations and changes of the e-generation. In addition to the mini size, the high compatibility of the dual voltage

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Western Digital Caviar SE16 SATA2 Hard Drive

Western Digital today announced it is now shipping in volume hard drives offering Serial ATA (SATA) interface with 300MB/s burst data transfer rate. The new WD Caviar(R) SE16 hard drives feature 16 MB cache -- 2 to 8 times the cache size of standard desktop-class hard drives -- which, combined

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Plextor Ships New Low Cost 16X DVD Burner

Plextor today announced the immediate availability of the PX-740A Series DVD±R/RW drive. Priced at $ 109 (MSRP), the internal PX-740A DVD±R/RW drive is aimed at mainstream PC users who want reliable, lightning fast performance but don't require the professional recording features found in Plextor's PX-716 Series DVD burners. Plextor PX-740A

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Special Promo For AIGO Intelli Thumbdrive

  AIGO is willing to offer VR-Zone members an educational price of aigo 512 MB Intelligent Stick at S$ 82.50 (usual price: S$ 169), aigo 1GB Intelligent Stick at S$ 140 (usual price: S$ 239). Additional Side Note: Aigo Intelligent Stick is water-proof and anti-static. The Intelligent Stick includes password

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Hitachi Travelstar 7K100 7200rpm 2.5-inch Drive

Hitachi Global Storage Technologies has set a new notebook performance record, announcing today worldwide availability of the fastest* 2.5-inch hard drive for mobile applications. The 7200 RPM TravelstarTM 7K100 is first to market with desktop-class performance on a 2.5-inch hard drive for notebook systems such as Dell's Inspiron XPS Gen

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Sony Ships Dual-Format, Dual-Layer Burners

Sony Electronics has announced the next generation of its DRU series DVD burners, adding both two-layer recording support for both popular drive formats. The internal DRU-800A is currently shipping for about $ 130, while the external DRX-800UL drive is expected to ship in late May for around $ 210. Both

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Samsung Hybrid Hard Drive w/ Flash Buffer

A 1-Gbit flash memory from Samsung has been used as a buffer within a prototype rotating disk drive developed with Microsoft. The Hybrid Hard Drive is the first fully functional disk drive to combine NAND-based flash memory with rotating storage media. The hybrid disk drives are expected to cost more

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Seagate Momentus 120GB 2.5-inch Drives

Further strengthening its position in the mobile computing market, Seagate Technology is expanding its line of notebook hard disc drives with the industry's highest capacity and performance for applications ranging from high-performance mobile workstations to mainstream laptop computers. Combining a wide range of spin speeds and capacities up to 120GB,

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Maxtor To Cut 5500 Jobs In Singapore

Maxtor which makes hard-disk drives for personal computers, is reducing its work force by up to 5,500 people at its Singapore manufacturing operations. Maxtor, based in Milpitas, Calif., said roughly 2,500 of the planned job cuts will be achieved through attrition and the rest by severance.The reduction stems from its

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Hitachi Deskstar 7K500 3Gb/s SATA Drive

Hitachi GST and Silicon Image today announced plans to conduct a 3 Gb/s SATA performance and interoperability demonstration at this week's IDF in San Francisco, Calif. Hitachi led the industry with its recent introduction of a 500 GB SATA drive, delivering 3 Gb/s data transfer rates and other performance-enhancing features.

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Fujitsu 120GB 2.5-inch Hard Drive

Fujitsu today announced the industry's highest capacity 2.5" hard drive, "MHV2120AT" series with 120GB of space. There are other models available as well; 40GB/60GB/80GB/100GB. The electrical power consumption during data reading and writing is below 1.6W and operational sound is at 23dB at idle. The disk spins at 4200rpm with

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Hitachi Ramps 6GB 1-inch Microdrive

Users of miniature MP3 players and other storage-demanding handheld consumer electronics can rejoice today as Hitachi Global Storage Technologies begins shipping its 6GB one-inch hard drive in high volume. As the leader in one-inch hard drives, Hitachi is raising the stakes by making available the new Microdrive 3K6 with a

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Seagate Ships 6GB 1-Inch Hard Drive

Seagate announced today it is shipping the industry's highest capacity 1-inch hard drive, a new 6GB model of its popular 1-inch ST1 Series hard drive for handheld applications. Seagate began shipping this industry-leading 6GB drive in December 2004. The 6GB Seagate ST1 Series can hold up to 150 hours --

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Plextor PX-716AL DVD±R/RW Slot-In Optical Drive

Plextor announced its first slot-loaded optical disk drive. The new PX-716AL DVD±R/RW and CD-R/RW drive allows users to insert disks directly into the device through a slot mechanism, eliminating the traditional slide-out tray. The drive is specifically designed for digital photo kiosks and other retail Point-of-Sale equipment, as well as

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SanDisk 2GB Memory Stick PRO Duo & Ultra II SD Plus

With growing sales of high-resolution digital cameras, video camcorders and other electronic devices that require more memory and speed, SanDisk today announced a 2GB Memory Stick PRO Duo flash storage card and a new Memory Stick PRO Duo family in the SanDisk Ultra® II line. The latest Memory Stick offerings,

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TwinMOS 66X Ultra-X SD Card Series

TwinMOS announces today the mass production of high capacity Ultra-X SD card. The 66X Ultra high speed with 2GB high capacity SD card offers excellent stability with data protection. In addition to its super capacity at 2GB, TwinMOS 66X Ultra-X SD card allows users to enjoy read speed at 10MB/sec

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