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Western Digital kicks USB 2.0 in the ass and brings in eSATA

The external hard drive market has done fairly well lately, but there has always been that problem of the USB 2.0 speeds. USB is fine when transfering a few photos or the likes, but what about when you want to move gigabytes of movies? USB just doesn’t cut it. The new Western Digial My Book drive integrates what is called ...

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Samsung releases single platter 60GB hard drive

Perpendicular magnetic recording has allowed for some major breakthroughs in hard drive capacity as of late. Next in line: Samsung’s SpinPoint N series. What makes it so important is that it is the first single platter 1.8-inch hard drive to reach the 60GB capacity. The SpinPoint N series will have 4 tiers of storage: 20/30/40/60GB. While a single platter 60GB ...

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PQI’s 64GB solid state hard drive looks to replace disk drives

Flash memory is basically always better than the moving parts in a disk drive. The main draw back has been that flash just can’t keep up with the immense expansion that is going on in the disk drive market with the recent release of a 1TB drive. Hopefully, flash memory will get a kick in the butt so that we ...

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1TB hard drive from Seagate? Now you can pirate more!

Four! That’s how many patters the new Seagate hard drive will have when it comes out in the first half of 2007. Why four? Well, right now there is 250GB of storage per platter (which is why the three platter disks are maxing out at 750GB), and this new hard drive is planned to be an entire terabyte. That’s right, ...

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Savit Micro portable hard drives keep out your pesky housemates

Passwords are getting so old. Aren’t you sick and tired of trying to remember what the passwords are for that account you created last year, but are only now getting around to using it? And last year you had a couple different passwords, but you cant remember whether which password from last year it was. Well, the Savit Micro DataMore ...

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