Digital storage is always getting cheaper and more capacious—but Western Digital has a plan to fill it with helium to make hard drives way more efficient than ever before.
Considering the fact that Windows XP is still the most-used OS worldwide, anyone considering swapping out their old hard drives for a new one should heed this advice: be careful. You may want to even consider not doing it.
I can't think of another product category less served by the ol' "world's smallest" tag that gadget-makers continuously foam over than network storage drives. But, of course, here we have the "world's smallest" NAS.
Just last month we were reporting "Seagate to begin to switch to SSD" and now company CEO Bill Watkins has said that that's not quite the truth. Seagate will indeed be launching an enterprise-level SSD in 2009, but will not enter the "mobile SSD" market. Whyever not? Because there's no money to be made there: "Right…
SimpleTech's [re]drive is the self-proclaimed "World's Most Eco Friendly External Drive," calling attention to its bamboo and aluminum casing, low power hard drive, energy star power adapter and lack of fan (the aluminum acts as a heat sink). Whether or not it actually is the world's greenest seems somewhat…
In addition to Micron's traditional solid state drives announced today, they also showed off a concept for a SSD module that resembles RAM in physical design and would fit into a similarly designed port. It's obvious but genius: while the SSD drives with SATA interfaces are terrific because they can be used in current…
Micron announced today that they will be releasing the RealSSD line of solid state drives, including a 64GB drive. While the entire line ranges from 1GB to 64GB, the 32 and 64 GB models are geared toward notebook and desktop use. The drives feature a SATA II interface and draw a mere 2 watts of power.
CENTERPIECE:Hitachi rolls out a "1080" plasma display.
Fujitsu has just announced their MHV2200BT 200GB Serial ATA 2.5 HDD. Shipping in May, they say it will be the biggest drive for notebooks. You know what this means, right? Now you can rip every single Buffy episode from your DVD collection and carry them around with you at all times. Yeah!