by Rafael Hernandez on August 24, 2010 · 0 comments

Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex Desk 3TB external hard drive picture

I’m all for cramming as much storage as possible into your PC but a large segment of the population can’t be bothered to pop open their desktops and it’s not like you can fit a 3.5″ hard drive into a notebook anyway so the external storage drive fits the bill quite nicely. The Seagate FreeAgent […]

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by Pedro Hernandez on July 19, 2010 · 0 comments

Seagate GoFlex Home picture

Seagate today launched a new network attached storage (NAS) device for home networks called GoFlex Home, which resembles the company’s GoFlex external hard drive sitting atop a dock. Meant to plug into a wireless router, GoFlex Home — available in 1.5 TB and 2 TB capacities — provides convenient, centralized backup and file sharing for […]

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by Rafael Hernandez on July 13, 2010 · 0 comments

Toshiba Canvio for Mac external portable hard drive photo

Keeping your Apple MacBook, or any computer for that matter, backed up is the best way to save yourself from an early death should your storage drive bail on you which, given the mobile nature of most Apple notebooks, is bound to happen sooner or later. Toshiba has launched its new Canvio for Mac portable […]

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by Rafael Hernandez on May 24, 2010 · 0 comments

While solid state drives offer up crowd pleasing performance there’s a big issue with their price versus storage capacity aspect which is quite jarring once you start looking at the price tags. The Seagate Momentus XT 500GB Hybrid Hard Drive comes in sporting the familiar platter design with a healthy dosage of solid state storage […]

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by Rafael Hernandez on May 11, 2010 · 0 comments

Storage systems used to be the weakest link in a system lagging far behind processors and memory speeds which makes for quite the bottleneck when your CPU needs more data to crunch on. PC Perspective is trying to figure out which of their high-end storage setups offer the best performance: A four drive RAID 5 […]

Read more High End Storage Systems Compared proves your reads and writes can’t compare

by Rafael Hernandez on February 28, 2010 · 0 comments

Technologies tend to incorporate certain safety mechanisms in order to keep things working properly but as time goes on those early additions tend to spiral out of control and may require tweaking from time to time. Western Digital Advanced Format Technology, found in the WD10EARS, attempts to improve on drive performance while removing a good […]

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by Rafael Hernandez on February 16, 2010 · 0 comments

Kingston has been on a it of a roll lately and their latest launch is no different. The company has released a 16GB MicroSDHC Class 10 expansion card which should handle a good chunk of your data storage needs. As far as speed is concerned you’re looking at a minimum transfer rate of at least […]

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by Rafael Hernandez on November 3, 2009 · 0 comments

If you’re the type of person who likes to max out the storage capacity of their PC, or your case never had much storage potential to begin with, your expansion options can be severely limited. Thankfully there are some companies that keep an eye out for those that can’t get enough storage. The AXUS FiT […]

Read more AXUS FiT 500 RAID Box holds the storage your case can’t

by Rafael Hernandez on October 16, 2009 · 0 comments

Considering how much smartphone users rely on the data their handy gadgets store for them a “data loss” like the one recently suffered by T-Mobile/Microsoft Danger could be catastrophic given that much of the data that’s created on the phone is stored on the cell provider’s outsourced storage system. Thankfully Microsoft has seemingly found a […]

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by Rafael Hernandez on October 15, 2009 · 0 comments

Sure you may know that solid state drives are fast but as with any technology a fair bit of familiarity with a product makes you take them for granted despite the fact that they are game changing products. Shame on you. Hardware Bistro reviewed the OCZ Agility 30GB SSD and runs it through the usual […]

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by Rafael Hernandez on September 21, 2009 · 0 comments

You may have thought things were good, no great even. We finally got rid of the cable nightmare that was PATA and have a much better cable and signaling system in Serial ATA, unfortunately you’re standing in the way of…

Read more mini-SATA on its way, promises smaller drives