News tagged ‘hard disk drives’

Friday, 14 Sep 2012

Hitachi GST Introduces Helium-Filled Hard Disk Drive Platform

Hitachi GST Introduces Helium-Filled Hard Disk Drive Platform

Hitachi GST has announced its new helium-filled hard disk drive platform. This radical technology is touted to reduce power consumption by around 23 percent and in turn helps to lower overall operating temperatures by up to four degree Celsius. The company plans to ship these HDDs by 2013.

Thursday, 15 Dec 2011

Hitachi GST Ships Two New 4TB Deskstar-Based HDDs

Hitachi GST Ships Two New 4TB Deskstar-Based HDDs

Hitachi GST has launched two products based on its new 4TB HDDs early this week. The Deskstar 5K4000 is a 3.5-inch HDD targeted at consumer PCs while its Touro Desk external drive, with the new 4TB capacity, houses the Deskstar 5K4000.

Friday, 11 Nov 2011

Hard Drives' Prices Shoot Up

Hard Drives' Prices Shoot Up

Thailand's flood crisis may be slowing down, but the tech industry may take a year or more to recover from its devastating effects. The most obvious problem now is that hard disk prices are shooting up dramatically.

Tuesday, 18 Oct 2011

Salt Used to Increase Hard Disk Storage Density Sixfold

Salt Used to Increase Hard Disk Storage Density Sixfold

Using electron beam lithography and common everyday table salt, researchers at Singapore's Institute of Materials Research and Engineering have increased the density of hard disks by a factor of six.

Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011

Hitachi GST Announces 1TB Per Platter Hard Drives

Hitachi GST Announces 1TB Per Platter Hard Drives

Hitachi GST has announced their flagship 3.5-inch hard drive featuring 1TB of storage capacity per platter.

Tuesday, 8 Mar 2011

Western Digital to Acquire Hitachi GST for US$4.3 Billion

Western Digital to Acquire Hitachi GST for US$4.3 Billion

Western Digital and Hitachi announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement whereby WD will acquire Hitachi Global Storage Technologies (Hitachi GST), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hitachi in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately $4.3 billion.

Thursday, 6 Jan 2011

Seagate Introduces GoFlex for Mac External Drives

Seagate Introduces GoFlex for Mac External Drives

Seagate introduces a new collection of GoFlex for Mac external drives designed to make it easy for those who use Mac OS X and Time Machine to backup, shuttle, or share their digital content.

Wednesday, 20 Oct 2010

WD Launches 3TB Hard Drive

WD Launches 3TB Hard Drive

WD has announced that it is now shipping a 3.5-inch 3TB internal hard drive for US$239 and a 2.5TB version for US$189.

Monday, 23 Aug 2010

Toshiba Introduces its Next Generation of Portable and Desktop Hard Drives

Toshiba Introduces its Next Generation of Portable and Desktop Hard Drives

Toshiba today announces its new range of Toshiba Portable and Desktop Hard Drives, featuring complete system backup and restore, password-protected encryption (data files) for added security and other enhanced software features, offering Windows computer users complete peace of mind.

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