Tag: HDD

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

Say Hello To Cheap Solid-State Drives, Goodbye To Hard Disk Drives As SSD Prices Drop

One day, SSDs may be just as affordable as old magnetic platter spinning hard disk drives. Over the years, prices for SSDs have fallen so significantly that analysts predict newer computers will be equipped with SSDs instead of HDDs.

Computers December 4, 2015

Seagate Unveils First Ever 8TB HDD For Storing Surveillance Videos

Seagate unveiled the new 3.5-inch 8TB Surveillance HDD, which is designed to store massive amounts of surveillance videos. Previous HDDs faced a variety of issues when being used for surveillance video storage purposes, but the new HDD by Seagate solves them all.

Computers October 29, 2015

Western Digital Self-Encrypted External Hard Drives Have Major Security Vulnerabilities That Could Expose Data To Hackers

Researchers found that Western Digital’s ‘My Passport’ line of self-encrypted HDDs is quite vulnerable to hacking. The paper, published in September, detailed the flaws in the drive’s security and it made owners of the devices shiver.

Computers October 22, 2015

Flash Memory Giant SanDisk In Sale Talks With Rivals Micron And Western Digital

SanDisk entered talks about a corporate acquisition with competitors Western Digital and Micron. Rumors about the merge of the three memory drive producers shook the stock markets, causing the shares of all companies to surge.

Deals October 15, 2015

CES 2015: Samsung Outs Portable SSD T1, Big Storage that Fits in Your Pocket

In an era of growing cloud popularity, Samsung takes the road less traveled with its latest external storage device.

Gadgets January 6, 2015

Seagate 8-TB hard drive is for really, really big data-storage needs

Seagate has announced the world's first 8-TB hard drive, using the company's shingled magnetic recording technology. The high-capacity hard disk drive offers increased storage while using less power.

Computers August 27, 2014

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