Category: Storage Stuff

Hitachi Offers 2TB Version of its SimpleDrive

Hitachi realizes that there‚Ä™s no such thing as too much storage space when it comes to external hard drives. The firm has just introduced a 2TB (terabyte) edition of its popular external Sim…

Aegis Padlock USB Drive Takes Security Serious

Depending on who I am working for, or where I am teaching, the information on my external hard drive can be very sensitive. I am constantly afraid that I am going to leave my drive someplace or have s…

Samsung SSD is Serious Business for Gamers

I have to SSD drives. I own an 80GB Intel X-25 SSD and a 128GB Kingston V-Series SSDNow. Both are fast, but the Intel drive screams when it comes to gaming and video streaming. I can only imagine the …

TDK is Promising 2.5TB HDD Before the End of the Year

On my computers, I have a wide range of hard drive sizes. I have an 80GB SSD in a MacBook, a 120GB SSD in another, and on my home computer, I use a 250GB platter drive. I thought I was hot stuff when…

Toshiba Introduces 64GB SDXC Card

How fast is too fast, and how large is too large? The answers to those questions is quite different if you are talking about your spouse, your date, or your SDXC card. Personally, when it comes to sto…

Western Digital Introduces Husky 1TB Hard Drive for Notebooks

Notebooks are replacing desktop computers at staggering rates. I have completely abandoned a desktop computer; the fact of the matter is that I do not game on my computer – that is what my PS3 is for,…

LaCie’s LaCinema Rugged External HDD Is One Tough Media Server

Making certain products rugged makes a lot of sense. Rugged laptops are a must for some careers, and rugged cellphones and flash drives are great because of how fragile those devices typically are. A …

USB 3.0 Is Coming Soon to Make Your PC Even More Obsolete

The USB 3.0 standard has been in development for some time now, but it finally looks like we might be seeing that blazing speed in our computers and peripherals sooner than later. In fact, Nikkei Elec…

I Am Making The SSD Jump Thanks to Kingston V-Series Kit

I know that you can get some serious performance boost when you add a ssd (solid state drive) to a laptop setup. The problem is, most of the drives that I can afford are slow, stuttery, or flat out bu…

Western Digital My Book Studio Edition is 4TB Worth of Peace

Speaking for someone who has a few computers and has had substantial data loss on everyone, 4TB (yes Terabytes) of data storage does not sound like overkill. I could run Time Machine for years on th…