Western Digital Just Started Shipping A 12TB Hard Drive

April 26, 2017 1 min read


One-upmanship drives a lot of innovations in the computer business. And if there’s one example of it that we’re always happy to read about, it’s the battle for the biggest hard drive. For […]

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Seagate Plans To Unleash A 16TB Hard Drive In 2018

January 27, 2017 1 min read


Seagate wants to make sure you never run out of space to store whatever data it is you’re warehousing. They’re gearing up to launch a 16TB hard drive within the next 18 months. […]

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Microsoft won’t be replenishing stock of the 2TB Xbox One S

August 10, 2016 1 min read

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Microsoft has been making a lot of crazy, and in my eyes stupid decisions ever since they decided to launch the Xbox One. First we had the mandatory inclusion of the Kinect, pushing […]

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Backblaze tested 61,000 drives for one billion hours and found the most reliable

May 17, 2016 1 min read


When you’re in the cloud storage business and you build devices that pack nearly half a petabyte into a 4U rack chassis, you buy a lot of hard drives. You run them hard, […]

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Apple Music is quietly deleting songs from hard drives

May 05, 2016 1 min read


Being able to access your massive music library no matter where you are is a great thing. Having an app delete them from your hard drive after it’s given you that access is […]

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Seagate now shipping its mammoth 10TB helium-filled hard drive

May 02, 2016 1 min read


Storage companies are never satisfied with their latest jaw-dropping capacities for long. Last August, Seagate unleashed a monstrous 8TB drive — but a new drive has already stolen its crown. Seagate has bumped […]

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PS4 firmware 3.50 quietly adds support for 4TB hard drives

April 08, 2016 1 min read

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Upgrading the standard 500GB hard drive included with the PS4 is easy, and the move to a faster and larger 2TB drive does future proof your console for a while. But 2TB isn’t […]

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Western Digital starts selling a 314GB PiDrive

March 15, 2016 1 min read


Last year, Western Digital introduced a 1TB USB-native hard drive designed for use with the Raspberry Pi. This year, for Pi Day, they unveiled a new, cheaper model. To get the price down, […]

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Google starts experimenting with new shapes for hard drives

February 25, 2016 1 min read


Google wants faster, cheaper storage, and it's willing to throw out the rule book to get it.

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Seagate is being sued for selling shoddy hard drives

February 02, 2016 1 min read


Grab your pitchforks, Seagate customers. Those faulty 1.5TB and 3TB hard drives you bought? They’re now the subject of a class action lawsuit. If you own (or owned) one of the drives in […]

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10TB Seagate drive is their first filled with helium

January 14, 2016 1 min read


Western Digital introduced a 10TB hard drive in December, leapfrogging Seagate’s 8TB monster. It didn’t take Seagate long to catch up, however. Today, Seagate unveiled a 10TB drive of their own. It’s got […]

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Samsung develops a tiny 2TB portable SSD

January 04, 2016 1 min read


Portable hard drives that don’t require a power cable to function seem to have hit a 2TB upper storage limit for the moment. But that’s mechanical hard drives for you, which require some […]

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