The Future of Data Storage Is... Cassette Tape?

While the future of storage on your laptop is undoubtedly solid state, it's more difficult to predict how the huge tranches of data in server farms will be housed in the future. Recent suggestions, though, predict the rebirth of an old technology: the humble casette tape. » 10/22/12 4:12am 10/22/12 4:12am

New Hard Drives Have More Bits Per Square Inch Than the Milky Way Has…

Seagate's latest hard drive has hit a milestone: it manages to squeeze in a data density of one terabit per square inch. It uses some extremely complex heat-assisted magnetic recording to do that, and in the process doubles the storage capacity of current hard disks. If that's not enough to get your head round, how… » 3/20/12 6:20am 3/20/12 6:20am

Seagate's New GoFlex Turbo Keeps Your Data in a SafetyNet

The Seagate GoFlex portable hard drive has the amenities you'd expect for its price range. 500GB. USB 3.0. Support for FireWire and eSATA. But what makes it stand out is that it offers full data recovery right out of the box. » 8/08/11 2:50pm 8/08/11 2:50pm

Hitachi G-Connect: A Wireless Hard Drive and Router for Your iPhone…

Like the Seagate GoFlex Satellite hard drive before it, Hitachi's G-Connect can act as expandable wireless storage for your mobile device. It can store 500 gigs and even has an ethernet port to turn itself into a router. » 6/22/11 8:54am 6/22/11 8:54am