Why Does Asian Food Taste So Different From Western Food?

Nature has published a fascinating paper that solves a seemingly silly but very interesting question: why do Western and Asian foods taste so different? After analyzing 56,498 recipes the answer is in the way they pair 381 ingredients. » 12/18/11 8:51pm 12/18/11 8:51pm

Western Digital My Passport Studio Drives, Now With E-Paper

Don't expect to read a book on 'em, but Western Digital's latest My Passport Studio hard drives feature a customizable e-paper display that stays on even when the drive is unplugged. » 3/01/10 10:46am 3/01/10 10:46am

Western Digital WD TV HD Media Player Streams from Hard Drives on the…

Western Digital, better known for storage than HD video equipment, looks to have thrown their hat into the video streaming ring with the WD TV HD Media Player. With two USB 2.0 drives working simultaneously, you can plug in your USB storage and stream to your HDTV in 1080p over HDMI or composite. The diminutive box… » 11/01/08 8:00pm 11/01/08 8:00pm

Western Digital My Library Video Edition Makes Expansion Easy

If you have a Scientific Atlanta 8300 or 8300HD digital video recorder, Western Digital's My Library Video Edition makes it easy for you to add 500GB of disk space by just plugging it into the DVR's eSATA interface on the back. Looking suspiciously like Western Digital's My Book drives, this external drive has been… » 6/28/07 10:45am 6/28/07 10:45am

Dealzmodo: 500GB Western Digital Hard Drive For $224

Dell Home has a deal to get the Western Digital 500GB USB2.0/Firewire My Book hard drive for a scant $224 after a $25 rebate. Plus there's free shipping. » 12/13/06 2:15pm 12/13/06 2:15pm