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Seagate reveals 10TB Barracuda HDD
Seagate reveals 10TB Barracuda HDD
It's likely overkill for 99 percent of PC owners, but Seagate has revealed a new 10TB Barracuda Pro HDD this week, giving users a massive amount ...... 20 Jul 2016 - 9 comments
Western Digital releases 314GB PiDrive for Raspberry Pi computers
Western Digital releases 314GB PiDrive for Raspberry Pi computers
Western Digital has cleverly released a 314GB PiDrive this week, a hard drive built for the Raspberry Pi micro computer. "Adoption of Raspberry ...... 15 Mar 2016 - 15 comments
The HDD is not dead: Seagate purchases Xyratex for $294 million
The HDD is not dead: Seagate purchases Xyratex for $294 million
Seagate announced earlier this week that they had acquired Xyratex, the premier maker of hard drive disk (HDD) testing gear, for $374 million ...... 25 Dec 2013 - 6 comments
Report: HDD prices finally back to pre-flood levels
Report: HDD prices finally back to pre-flood levels
In 2011, massive flooding in Thailand caused hard drive manufacturers like WD, Toshiba and Samsung to halt production in the nation, causing ...... 01 Dec 2013 - 6 comments
Seagate ceasing production of 7200RPM mobile hard drives
Seagate ceasing production of 7200RPM mobile hard drives
Seagate has announced today that it will cease production of 7200RPM mobile hard drives later this year. The company will continue to offer ...... 05 Mar 2013 - 16 comments
WD: 5TB hard drives coming next year
WD: 5TB hard drives coming next year
According to leaked WD slides, the company is planning two 5TB hard drives for release by the end of next year. The slides show a WD Green ...... 05 Dec 2012 - 22 comments
Disk drive shipments reach pre-Thai flood levels
Disk drive shipments reach pre-Thai flood levels
Over a year after massive floods in Thailand disrupted a significant portion of the world's disk drive production, shipment levels have recovered ...... 30 Sep 2012 - 4 comments
SSD prices have fallen 48 percent in the last year
SSD prices have fallen 48 percent in the last year
Although they are still not necessarily "cheap," prices for SSD have fallen dramatically in the last year. Overall, the average cost of an ...... 22 Jun 2012 - 2 comments
Hard drive supply is back in full force, but prices remain high
Hard drive supply is back in full force, but prices remain high
Last year, a historical flood in Thailand left 13 million people homeless and a significant amount of factories with over 3 feet of water. ...... 30 May 2012 - 44 comments
Despite supply coming back, HDD makers will keep prices inflated
Despite supply coming back, HDD makers will keep prices inflated
Last year, a historical flood in Thailand left 13 million people homeless and a significant amount of factories with over 3 feet of water. ...... 06 Apr 2012 - 29 comments
Hitachi selling 7200rpm 4TB drives
Hitachi selling 7200rpm 4TB drives
Hitachi has announced it will begin selling 4TB drives this month. The new Deskstar 7K4000 hard drives will be some of the first in their ...... 02 Feb 2012 - 6 comments
WD: Hard drive prices are 47 percent higher since Thai floods
WD: Hard drive prices are 47 percent higher since Thai floods
Western Digital has reported their quarterly earnings today, and there are finally some hard numbers to show off the effect of the floods in Thailand. ...... 25 Jan 2012 - 32 comments
Western Digital agrees hard drive prices won't drop until 2013
Western Digital agrees hard drive prices won't drop until 2013
Western Digital executives expect hard drive production, which took a hit thanks to flooding in Thailand last year, to return to normal levels ...... 24 Jan 2012 - 9 comments
New ReFS file system to debut in Windows 8
New ReFS file system to debut in Windows 8
In Windows 8 Microsoft will be introducing a new file system called ReFS. It borrows a number of features from the NTFS file system which has ...... 17 Jan 2012 - 13 comments
Archos begins selling 80 G9 tablet with 250GB HDD
Archos begins selling 80 G9 tablet with 250GB HDD
Archos has announced the release of their much-anticipated 80 G9 tablet with 250GB storage. Unlike the base models of the Archos 80, the ...... 03 Jan 2012 - 4 comments
Intel to see lower revenue due to HDD supply issues
Intel to see lower revenue due to HDD supply issues
Intel has said this week that hard drive shortages caused by the major flooding in Thailand will lead to lowered revenue for the company in ...... 13 Dec 2011
WD to pay $525 million to Seagate
WD to pay $525 million to Seagate
Western Digital has been hit with an arbitration court ruling ordering the drive maker to pay rival Seagate $525 million. The decision comes ...... 21 Nov 2011 - 3 comments
WD to delay some production due to floods in Thailand
WD to delay some production due to floods in Thailand
Western Digital has announced today that production on hard drives will be slowed down in the next quarter due to severe flooding in Bangkok, Thailand. ...... 12 Oct 2011
Toshiba adds cloud storage backup to HDDs
Toshiba adds cloud storage backup to HDDs
Toshiba has announced today that its Canvio line of external HDDs will be given a cloud storage backup service as an option. Furthermore, ...... 26 Sep 2011
The rumors are back, is a Blu-ray add-on headed to the Xbox 360?
The rumors are back, is a Blu-ray add-on headed to the Xbox 360?
Thanks to a popular Italian Xbox 360 magazine, the oft-rumored Xbox 360 Blu-ray add-on is back in the news. For years now, there have been ...... 09 Sep 2011 - 8 comments
Western Digital forced to raise prices on HDDs
Western Digital forced to raise prices on HDDs
Western Digital has been forced to raise the prices of its HDDs, says Hexus, thanks to the continued demand and scarce supply for rare earth elements. ...... 28 Aug 2011 - 14 comments
Update: Seagate refutes claim that they are slashing warranties
Update: Seagate refutes claim that they are slashing warranties
In an update to our recent article, Seagate has refuted the claim that they are slashing their warranties to 2 years (from 5) in an effort to cut costs. ...... 06 Aug 2011 - 17 comments
Seagate slashes warranties for HDDs
Seagate slashes warranties for HDDs
Seagate has noted today that it will shorten the warranty on most of its consumer series HDDs. In an effort to reduce costs, the warranties ...... 04 Aug 2011 - 51 comments
WD to launch two new raptor HDDs
WD to launch two new raptor HDDs
Western Digital has announced it will launch two new Velociraptor HDDs, offering 10,000rpm speeds to users who may not be ready to jump on the SSD bandwagon. ...... 27 Jul 2011 - 8 comments
Gartner: SSDs to get much cheaper in 2012
Gartner: SSDs to get much cheaper in 2012
Research firm Gartner has noted this week that it believes SSD drives will get much cheaper in 2012, in time for the market to have a break out. ...... 13 May 2011 - 4 comments
Seagate buys up Samsung HDD division for $1.375 billion
Seagate buys up Samsung HDD division for $1.375 billion
After searching for buyers of its money-losing HDD division, Samsung has announced today that Seagate has taken the business for $1.375 billion, ...... 19 Apr 2011 - 13 comments
Toshiba launches self-encrypting, auto-wiping HDD
Toshiba launches self-encrypting, auto-wiping HDD
Starting mass production in the coming months, Toshiba has introduced its new MKxx61GSYG 2.5-inch HDD, a drive that offers multiple levels of ...... 14 Apr 2011 - 11 comments
     

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