Tuesday, 24 Dec 2013
Seagate has just splashed US$374 million to acquire Xyratex, a company that makes hard disk drive testing equipment.
Western Digital is halting production of its hard drives with PATA interface from 29 December. Read on for more details.
Sunday, 22 Dec 2013
On the ninth day of Christmas... we suggest a solid-state drive to super-charge your PC or notebook. The Samsung 840 Evo SSD has a maximum sequential read speed of 540MB/s and a maximum sequential write speed of 520MB/s. Click on through to find out more about this product and also discover how you can win some gifts this holiday season with HardwareZone!
Friday, 20 Dec 2013
Kroll Ontrack has partnered up with Western Digital to offer Ontrack Data Recovery Support Pack for WD portable hard drives sold in Singapore. WD's My Passport Ultra or Slim drives bought in Singapore will include one data recovery attempt in case of data loss.
Thursday, 19 Dec 2013
Despite its minute size, the Atom retains USB 3.0 extreme performance while exercising low power consumption. Backwards compatible with USB 2.0 and 1.1 standards, the new flash drive lets you plug and leave it in the USB port while working on-the-go without obstruction.
Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013
Avago Technologies has just announced that it has agreed to a deal to purchase LSI Corporation for US$6.6 billion, making it the company's largest acquisition to date.
Monday, 16 Dec 2013
Sony Electronics has developed the new USM-SA1 USB drive which comes equipped with dual micro USB and USB ports to offer users more options to backup, share, and store their favorite photos, videos, and music.
Toshiba is extending its family of enterprise SSDs to include the new HK3R series that support one full DWPD, and are ideal for server and storage systems for online transactions, cloud computing, online gaming, and big data analytics.
Saturday, 14 Dec 2013
Owners of smartphones or tablets with no microSD card slot, rejoice! Sony and Strontium have individually announced USB OTG (On-The-Go) flash drives which serve as external storage for your smartphones and tablets.
Wednesday, 11 Dec 2013
An engineer from Backblaze, the online backup service provider, looks through data at his company to answer the question that has been bugging many high-end users and enthusiasts: are enterprise drivers worth the extra money?