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Wednesday, 6 Nov 2013

HGST Ships Helium-Filled 6TB Hard Disk Drive

HGST Ships Helium-Filled 6TB Hard Disk Drive

HGST, a company of Western Digital, has begun shipping its helium-filled 6TB hard disk drives. First announced in September 2012, the Ultrastar He6 also features the company's 7Stac disk design, enabling it to fit 7 drive platters for a total capacity of 6 terabytes (TB).

Tuesday, 5 Nov 2013

OS X Mavericks Causing Data Loss on Certain External Storage Devices

OS X Mavericks Causing Data Loss on Certain External Storage Devices

OS X Mavericks have reported that upgrading to the latest OS has caused them to lose data on their external storage devices.

Friday, 1 Nov 2013

HGST Launches New 1TB 7mm Thick 2.5-inch Travelstar Hard Disk Drive

HGST Launches New 1TB 7mm Thick 2.5-inch Travelstar Hard Disk Drive

HGST has announced the release of their new 1TB 7mm thick Travelstar drive for capacity hungry ultra-thin devices.

Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013

Seagate Announces Device Replacement and Data Recovery Protection Plans

Seagate Announces Device Replacement and Data Recovery Protection Plans

Seagate has just announced two protection plans, which are named 'Rescue' and 'Rescue and Replace'. The 'Rescue and Replace' plan offers device replacement and data recovery for the damaged device. This plan starts at US$ 39.99. The 'Rescue' plan is a data recovery service that starts at US$29.99.

Friday, 25 Oct 2013

Synology Presents DiskStations DS214play, DS414 & DS114

Synology Presents DiskStations DS214play, DS414 & DS114

Synology has announced its DiskStations DS214play, a two-bay NAS server designed to serve as a full entertainment suite, DS414, which supports task-intensive SMBs, and DS114 that lets you get the most with least investment.

Toshiba Launches 7mm Small Form Factor 2.5-Inch HDD

Toshiba Launches 7mm Small Form Factor 2.5-Inch HDD

Toshiba has just launched its first 7mm thick, two-platter 2.5-inch hard drive, which has up to 1TB of storage capacity. Its small form factor is ideal for use in Ultrabooks, a category of notebooks that are extremely thin-and-light.

Thursday, 24 Oct 2013

Seagate Announces Device-Based Kinetic Open Storage Platform

Seagate Announces Device-Based Kinetic Open Storage Platform

Seagate has just announced their Kinetic Open Storage Platform technology. It involves a new class of storage devices, as well as development tools and libraries. By building this new ecosystem, the company aims to reduce the amount of middleware, traditionally required for such cloud storage services.

Wednesday, 23 Oct 2013

Researchers Create Storage Medium Touted to Last a Million Years

Researchers Create Storage Medium Touted to Last a Million Years

Researchers from the University of Twente have created a storage medium that is touted to last a million years. The disk is able to store data reliably over such a long period of time primarily due to the use of tungsten as its construct material.

Friday, 18 Oct 2013

Super Talent Expands Its NGFF SSD Lineup with PCIe DX1

Super Talent Expands Its NGFF SSD Lineup with PCIe DX1

The 128MB internal cache on the Super Talent PCIe DX1 further speeds up application load times and the overall unit is easily mounted without any cables.

Thursday, 17 Oct 2013

WD My Passport Slim 2TB Drive Features Metal Case and Hardware Encryption (Updated)

WD My Passport Slim 2TB Drive Features Metal Case and Hardware Encryption (Updated)

WD has announced the availability of its My Passport Slim line of portable hard drives, the first thin drives to offer up to 2TB capacity, a metal enclosure, and 256-bit hardware-based encryption.

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