Seagate Technology, has announced a new hard disk that can offer 2TB of storage capacity in a 7mm package. This new development will help in the production of mobile products that can cater to the modern stylus. This can be fitted into a thin, light-weight, fast, power-efficient and cost-effective handset.
This new hard drive weighs 3.17 oz which is said to be 25% lighter than its predecessors and further makes itself practical and useful by being able to free up valuable space in a mobile device to accommodate additional designed-in features like – bigger batteries, more memory and better air circulation.
“In an industry first, our engineers have been [...]
Western Digital had announced its plans to buy Hitachi’s (or Acquire) Hard Drive business for a total of 4.3 Billion US $. Regulators only approved the Western Digital deal after assurances that the company would sell off some its production assets, including a manufacturing plant, and transfer some intellectual property to the new unit being put on the auction block.
So as soon ad WD can sell off their existing plant, they will be ready to take over Hitachi’s units.
Folks over at HotHardware decided to put all the new 3TB HDDs to test and up to their claims. The Seagate Barracuda XT came out like a winner from the whole fight, considering it has an 4GB ssd built onto the platter, it was quite obviously leading.
Check out the full test at link below
Transcend has launched the new StoreJet 25A3 Portable Hard Drives in India. Available in 3 sizes 500GB , 750GB and 1TB, these drives are available now at a local Transcend dealer.
Specs includeUSB 3.0 compliant and backwards compatible with USB 2.0 Connection bandwidth up to 5Gbits per second Advanced internal hard drive suspension system Durable and shock-resistant Easy Plug and Play operation – no drivers required USB powered – no external adapter necessary Power saving sleep mode Transcend Elite backup and security software LED power / data transfer activity indicator 256-bit AES file & folder [...]
WD is one of the worlds best hard drive manufacturing and selling companies and they have just announced a deal to acquire one of its primary competitors, Hitachi Global Storage Technologies Steve Milligan, president and chief executive officer of Hitachi GST, will join WD at closing as president. In the deal the acquisition will include $3.5 billion in cash and $750 million in WD common stock.
The takeover is said to be finalized by Q3 2011.
Western Digital to Acquire Hitachi Global Storage Technologies
Combination of Hard Drive Companies Will [...]