References to GDrive Appear in Google Pack File

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Some references to the long rumored Google service “GDrive” have appeared in a file used by Google Pack. The file categorizes GDrive as a Online file backup and Storage service and has the following description: “GDrive provides reliable storage for all of your files, including photos, music and documents. GDrive allows you to access your […]

Western Digital to Release 2TB Hard Drive

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Western Digital will soon be releasing a Caviar Green Series drive that features 2TB of storage. The drive has 32MB of cach, an 8.9ms seek time, and will spin at 5400-7200RPM. The retail price is speculated to be around $230. Western Digital to Launch 2TB Hard Drive This Week – Expreview.com.

Toshiba rolls out first 512GB notebook SSD

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Toshiba late Wednesday said it has set a record for flash storage with the first-ever 2.5-inch 512GB solid-state drive. It makes use of the company’s newest 43 nanometer assembly process and particularly dense multi-level cell storage to double the 256GB record only just set earlier this year. Electronista | Toshiba rolls out first 512GB notebook […]

Western Digital Introduces 2.5″ 300GB 10,000 RPM VelociRaptor Hard Drive

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Western Digital released a 320GB VelociRaptor a few months ago which was essentially a 10,000 RPM 2.5″ hard drive in an enclosure that was 3.5″ which left me wondering how long it would take for Western Digital to release a true 2.5″ version of it. The day has finally come, Western Digital is soon beginning […]

Seagate Announces 1.5TB Hard Drive

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Yesterday Seagate announced the Barracuda 7200.11, a 1.5TB hard drive. The largest 3.5″ hard drive available, the drive is 7200RPM drive. It isn’t exactly the most power effecient drive but it sure does get the job done if you need to store that much data. The drive has 4 platters and uses a Serial ATA […]

Microdia Announces 64GB CompactFlash Card

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Mircodia will be the first to bring a 64GB CompactFlash card to market. The high capacity card will be named the Microdia 64GB XTRA ELITE CF, the card is capable of 45MB/second read and write speeds and can hold up to 19,000 high resolution JPEGs from a 20MP camera. There is no word on pricing […]

Samsung Announces 256GB SSD

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Samsung recently announced a 256GB SSD, the MLC-flash SATA II drive has speeds of 200MBps read and 160MBps sequential write. Samsung claims that this is the largest capacity SSD with a SATA II interface, they are also stating mean time before failures of 1 million hours. Power consumption is down to 0.9 watts in “active […]

Western Digital Releases VelociRaptor 10,000 RPM 300GB Hard Drive

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The 10,000 RPM VelociRaptor hard drive is actually a 2.5″ hard drive enclosed in a 3.5″ form factor heat sink. The VelociRaptor 300 is a 300GB hard drive with a 3.0Gbps SATA interface, Western Digital says that the drive is capable of sustaining 120MB/s which is incredibly fast for a single hard drive. AnandTech reports […]

Fujitsu Announces a 320GB 7200RPM Laptop Hard Drive

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Fujitsu has announced the world’s fastest 320GB laptop hard drive. The previously fastest 320GB laptop drive spun at 5400RPM but Fujitsu has just upped that to 7200RPMs. The MHZ2 BJ series has a 3Gbps SATA interface and are standard size laptop drives which means they will fit in practically all notebooks out there. The drives […]

Samsung Announces Industry’s Fastest DVD Burner and Smallest 500GB HDD

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Samsung announced a brand new hard drive for laptops, the Spinpoint M6 is the world’s first 2.5″ 500GB hard drive. The drive is a pretty fast performer as well with its 5400RPM spindle speed, 8MB of cache, and its 3.0Gbps SATA interface it is as fast as any other notebook drive (all of the 5400RPM […]

Fujitsu Announces 400GB and 500GB 2.5″ Hard Drives

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This week Fujitsu announced two new 2.5 inch hard drives that push the capacity of notebook hard drives to 400GB and 500GB. The two new models will begin shipping in May, and the companies says that it hopes to ship 20 million of them in this fiscal year. The drives aren’t exactly the fastest drives […]

Western Digital Announces 320GB Laptop Drive

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Western Digital has always been my favorite hard drive maker, mostly because of their 10,000RPM hard drives but also because I’ve always felt that they were smart about business. Well, Western Digital gave me another reason to love them when yesterday they announced a 320GB 2.5″ 5400RPM hard drive. The 320GB hard drive will begin […]


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