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The tiny USB flash drives are getting cheaper at lower capacities, but Seagate now offers a very stilish portable hard drive packing 500 GBs of storage at a very good price point.
Cloud storage is becoming more popular, but hard drives remain in demand - and Seagate's new 8TB drive offers huge storage for a small price tag, thanks to new Shingled Magnetic Recording technology.
Toshiba has unveiled a new hard drive meant for "surveillance." It is designed to be used in servers due to it featuring a large amount of storage and RV sensors for use in RAID enclosures.
Seagate announces new, cheaper options to give smartphone users with small amounts of storage the ability to access and store files wirelessly using their Wireless Plus external hard drives.
The results of hard drive reliability tests conducted by online backup company Backblaze show that Seagate lags far behind competitors when it comes to the dependability of their products.
A new report says the 500 GB hard drive in Microsoft Xbox One's 500 console maxes out when 363 GB worth of games and apps are installed, which could mean that many hardcore games will run out of space
The Black2 crams both solid state and disk drive technologies into one drive. Similar to a desktop config, the Black2 makes the flash portion a primary boot drive with the HDD serving as bulk storage.
Some modders have been successful in upgrading the stanard 500GB hard drive inside Microsoft's Xbox One, but the procedure still violates the game console's warranty.
Western Digital is launching a new type of hard drive, that's sealed and filled with helium. The new drive will offer more storage for less energy and it might be a great fit in datacenters.
Microsoft has confirmed the 500 GB hard drive inside the upcoming Xbox One can't be removed or replaced by their owners but the USB 3.0 port does allow for extra external hard drive storage.
The DS2413+ is Synology's newest twelve-bay NAS for small to medium sized businesses who need loads of storage. Along with supporting up to 48TB worth of drives out of the box, the...
Proving you can still get more gigabytes per dollar, Seagate has made available the worlds first 4TB hard drive utilizing four 1TB platters, and the cost won't burn a hole in your pocket either.
Seagate has announced they have managed to sell a total of two billion hard disk drives. Half of the sales happened in the last four years alone while the first half took almost 29 years.
If you need a ridiculous amount of storage space, Western Digital can say that they more than have you covered. The company has brought its top-tier hard drives to a monstrous 4TB capacity.
Shipments of PC hard drives worldwide have recovered from 2011's shortages and a new report predicts the launch of Windows 8 will boost hard drive supplies even more.
Wait, your SSD wasn't fast enough? You'll be pleased to know a group of Japanese researchers agree, so they've managed to find a way to squeeze some more performance from available technologies.
An analyst claims that prices for PC hard drives, which skyrocketed in 2011 thanks to floods in Thailand that affected hard drive factories, won't return to their pre-flood price levels until 2014.
The Crucial Adrenaline is a cache solution meant to work along your existing disk drive, using a 50GB SSD to act as solid state flash-based cache for your larger primary hard drive.
Hard drive manufacturer Seagate announced this week it has developed a new way to store even more data per square inch which could allow for drives in the future to have as much as 60 TB of space.
Western Digital has finally completed its acquisition of the hard drive division of Hitachi for $4.8 billion in cash and stock, making Western Digital the world's largest hard drive company.
The hard disk drive supply chain was hit hard late last year when a series of floods struck Thailand. The Asian country accounts for about a quarter of the world's hard drive production, but...
Ooops. Looks like Australian retailer Dick Smith has made a mistake in selling a "new" hard drive to a man that was filled not only with pirated movies, but malware as well
Seagate has announced it has now officially acquired the hard drive division of Samsung in a deal that's worth $1.4 billion in cash and Seagate stock.
The current hard drive shortages caused by the flooding of plants in Thailand will cut into the PC shipment numbers in the first quarter of 2012, according to a new research report.
A new report claims that Hitachi has become the first PC hard drive maker to release one with 4 TB of storage. The hard drive is now on sale in Japan for $345.
The recent flooding in Thailand has had some impacts upon the availability of hard drives for all computer manufacturers, except Apple, it seemed. Now, even the Cupertino company cannot source drives.
Western Digital has announced it has resumed production of hard drives in one of its Thailand plants after the building was shut down for a number of weeks due to flooding in that country.
Seagate has announced plans to streamline its hard drive line up, folding two line-ups into one big Barracuda hard drive family while also offering 1 TB hard drive platters in its products.
A new way to make PC hard drive platters, developed by a team in Singapore, could lead to future hard drives that have up to six times the storage space compared to current drives.
TDK has announced it has developed a technology that uses laser heaters to increase the amount of storage space in hard drive platters which could double the amount of storage space.
CNET is reporting that Toshiba will soon be launching a brand new line of hard drives which can either delete or protect data if the drive ends up in the wrong hands. Scott Wright, a...
Just in time for this weekend, there appears to be a humourous story making its rounds on several news sites. You are probably all too familiar with some malicious eBay sellers selling portable electronics -...
Hitachi has developed a 500GB 7mm thin single-platter hard drive, dubbed the Travelstar Z5K500. The single platter disk drive has a density of 636GBit/inch, and uses the Advanced Form drive specification which increases the sector...
Several technology companies throughout history have been defined by a single product. Microsoft gained worldwide notoriety with Windows 95, Intel's Pentium processor boosted the company to new heights and many would argue that the iPod...
Recently there has been a surging demand for solid state drives that sacrifice space for speed and more affordable price tags, and manufacturers have been racing to deliver just that. Most of the drives featured...
OCZ seems to be leading the fight to kill the spinning hard drive as of late. After releasing the first 1TB Solid State Drive, TweakTown reports that OCZ is giving the external hard drive market...
As the price for SSD capacity continues to descend, SSD manufacturers are making increasingly bigger drives. PC Authority reports that the Colossus LT Series, by OCZ, is the first market-available drive to reach 1TB. Instead...
Major Nelson is reporting that Microsoft plans to enable Xbox 360 owners to store profiles, saves, game demos, and other Xbox files on any USB memory device starting April 6th. It will come in the...
According to an advertisement posted in the Spotlight section of the Xbox Live Dashboard, Microsoft has plans to begin selling a stand-alone 250GB Hard Drive for the Xbox 360. The new Hard Drive will carry...
Seagate have introduced their first hard drive which supports the new SATA 3.0 specification. The Barracuda XT is the Seagate's first drive to use the new interface, which has a theoretical bandwidth of 6Gb/s -...
Recently, reports have been surfacing of Macbook Pro laptops repetitively temporarily freezing for short amounts of time. Today, Apple announced that this problem is widespread and they have promised to provide a bug fix. The...
When you're a government contractor you had better keep your ducks in line. It goes without saying that if you're storing sensitive data that you dispose of the hard drives properly at the end...
Despite a poor second-quarter earnings performance from leading Hard Disk Drive (HDD) supplier Seagate Technology, the overall HDD industry is continuing to thrive in 2008 due to an insatiable demand for low-cost, high-capacity storage devices,...
How hot was the hard disk drive (HDD) market in 2007? Pretty darn sizzling, despite the cooling U.S. economy, according to Southern California-based industry analyst iSuppli. 2007 was indeed a year to remember for HDD...