Seagate's New GoFlex Desk Is the First Ever 4TB Hard Drive

Seagate is still pushing their GoFlex Desk line as hard as they can. After releasing the first 3TB external drive last year, they're raising the bar with their new 4TB beast. » 9/07/11 9:33am 9/07/11 9:33am

If a Byte Were a Gram a Floppy Disk Would Weigh 10 Cats

To help visualize the difference between kilobytes, megabytes and other bytes the people at IBM Systems Magazine decided to find out how much "weight" our storage tools could hold if bytes were grams. » 4/11/11 5:40pm 4/11/11 5:40pm

Seagate Confirms 3TB HD Coming Later This Year

Seagate's senior product manager Barbara Craig confirmed rumors that the company will be releasing a monster 3TB drive later this year. That's a lot of disk space! But sorry XP users, the drive will require a 64-bit OS. » 5/17/10 4:20pm 5/17/10 4:20pm

New Method of Writing Hard Drives Could Yield 1TB Per Inch Density

Current hard disk drives are up against their ceiling: a few hundred GB per inch. But a combination of two unique writing methods could lead to new HDDs that pack ten times as much data in the same space. » 5/10/10 2:17pm 5/10/10 2:17pm

LaCie 5Big is Slightly Less Infamous Than HAL 9000

We doubt that the LaCie 5big Network storage array will one day spontaneously become self-aware and take over your office, but the visual nod to HAL is unmistakable nevertheless. And on purpose. Designer Neil Poulton said he created the array thanks to inspiration from the supercomputer at the heart of 2001: A Space… » 10/12/08 12:30pm 10/12/08 12:30pm