Tag: Hard Drive

Western Digital Is Working On 40 TB Hard Drives With The Help Of Microwaves

Western Digital has pioneered a new data storage technology that uses microwave-assisted magnetic recording to pack more data into the same disk space. The company claims the technology will allow disk capacities of up to 40 TB by 2025.

Computers October 14, 2017

Western Digital Starts Shipping A 14 TB Hard Drive You Can’t Buy

Western Digital has officially begun shipping the HGST Ultrastar Hs14, the world’s first 14 TB hard drive. Unfortunately, you won’t be able to purchase one anytime soon, because this one is only available for a select few.

Computers October 8, 2017

Seagate Raises The Bar: 16TB Hard Drive Set For 2018, 20TB For 2020

Seagate has announced that it will be coming up with a 16 TB hard drive within the next 18 months. The company is also aiming to launch a 20 TB hard drive in the next three years.

Computers February 5, 2017

Most Laptops Will Have SSDs Instead Of HDDs By 2018, Report Says: Is This Good Or Bad For Consumers?

A report claims that by 2018, most laptops that will be sold will be equipped with solid state drives, or SSDs, instead of hard disk drives, or HDDs. Is this a good thing or a bad thing?

Computers August 30, 2016

Even Hard Disk Sounds Can Be Used By Hackers Now To Crack Systems

Researchers have found that hard disk drives sounds can be exploited by hackers to steal critical data and crack systems. Is it time to make the switch to solid-state drives?

Security August 13, 2016

World's Smallest Hard Disk Stores Data Using Chlorine Atoms

The world's smallest hard disk uses chlorine atoms to store data. The device has enough storage density to store each of all the books written by humans.

Feature | Science July 19, 2016

Seagate Announces Ultra Slim 2 TB Hard Drive

Seagate unveiled its new hard drive that is slim, sleek, and has up to 2 TB of storage.

Digital Imaging January 5, 2016

Seagate Announces World's Highest Density Hard Drive

Seagate has announced a new hard drive that boasts 2 TB of storage in a package that is only 7 mm thick. The hard drive comes at a time when solid state drives are becoming more popular, however, traditional hard drives are still far cheaper than solid state drives.

Gadgets September 2, 2015

Samsung Unveils The World's Largest Hard Drive, Boasting 16 TB In A 2.5-Inch Case

Samsung has unveiled a new hard drive that boasts a whopping 16 TB in a case that is only 2.5-inches wide. The hard drive will initially be targeted at the enterprise.

Computers August 14, 2015

Apple Announces 3TB Hard Drive Replacement For iMacs Sold Between December 2012 And September 2013

Apple determined that the 3TB hard drives of 27-inch iMacs sold between December 2012 and September 2013 could fail under certain conditions. The hard drives will be replaced for free.

Computers June 20, 2015

LaCie Announces USB-C Hard Drive For New MacBook

LaCie has unveiled a new hard drive that uses the same USB Type-C technology found on Apple's new MacBook. The hard drive is the first of what is likely to be many Type-C hard drives.

Gadgets March 11, 2015

Meet Equation Group, The Most Advanced Hacking Group: Here's What They Can Do And Here Are Their Victims

Kaspersky names what it calls the most sophisticated hacking group in the world. The hackers are believed to have deep ties with the U.S. government.

Internet February 18, 2015

Reading a Meteorite Like It's a Hard Drive from Space

Peering inside a meteorite yields clues to what goes on in the magnetic core of our own planet, researchers say. Findings suggest the ultimate fate of Earth's magnetic field, they suggest.

Space January 21, 2015

Seagate upgrades Lacie Rugged hard drive with integrated Thunderbolt cable

Seagate Technology launches the upgraded LaCie Rugged hard drive. The LaCie Rugged is equipped with an integrated Thunderbolt cable.

Gadgets June 7, 2014

Xbox One tipped to get external storage

An unnamed developer, but one confirmed genuine by Reddit, has tipped Xbox One fans that they will be able to upgrade storage in the future. The console should have support for additional hard drives.

Video Games May 20, 2014

The most reliable hard drive makers are...

Backblaze, an online backup service, conducted a study on over 27,000 physical hard drives and has found that Hitachi is the most reliable hard drive.

Gadgets January 22, 2014

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