Seagate

  • New “Shingled” Hard Drives Hold Terabytes For Pennies A Gig

    New “Shingled” Hard Drives Hold Terabytes For Pennies A Gig

    While the last time most of us thought of shingles was when we were itchy in eighth grade, Seagate has been thinking of them as a way to store data. Called Shingled Magnetic Recording (SMR) Drives, Seagate’s new drives can store 8 terabytes of data for about 3 cents a gigabyte. Read More

  • The Ultra-Dense Seagate Fast 4TB Portable Drive Is A Speedy Hunk Of Storage

    The Ultra-Dense Seagate Fast 4TB Portable Drive Is A Speedy Hunk Of Storage

    With the rise of the cloud, external hard drives have nearly gone the way of the dodo. After all, who needs a fiddly, easily broken hard drive in an era of always on, high-speed Internet. But sometimes you want a super-dense, high-speed hard drive for backups and storage and the $299 Seagate Fast HDD USB 3.0 4TB fits the bill. Read More

  • Seagate Ships World’s First 4TB HD With Four 1TB Platters

    Seagate Ships World’s First 4TB HD With Four 1TB Platters

    Seagate will be shipping a 4TB hard drive that has the distinction of being the world’s first to include a 1TB per platter design. This basically means that each spinning disk in the hard drive has a capacity of 1TB, and that there are four of them. It’s not everyday that you can claim to that have something that’s the “world’s first”, so don’t be… Read More

  • Stock Up Now, Seagate And Western Digital Are Chopping Hard Drive Warranties In 2012

    Stock Up Now, Seagate And Western Digital Are Chopping Hard Drive Warranties In 2012

    You better overnight Santa an addendum to your Christmas list. You’re going to want to acquire as many hard drives as possible before 2012 rolls around. Both Seagate and Western Digital are slashing hard drive warrants for hard drives shipped next year. Tell Santa, tell your mother-in-law, tell you boss. All you want for Christmas this year are hard drives. Read More

  • Seagate Streamlines Hard Drive Offerings With 1TB Per Disk Technology

    Seagate Streamlines Hard Drive Offerings With 1TB Per Disk Technology

    Just a couple months after selling its 1 millionth hybrid hard drive, Seagate has some fresh news to announce, including the death of its Barracuda green drive and the announcement of its new enhanced Seagate desktop drives. The Barracuda, Seagate’s flagship, has been revamped to offer performance of 7200 RPM for every capacity — from 250GB up to 3TB. Read More

  • Seagate Has Sold 1 Million Hybrid Hard Drives

    Seagate Has Sold 1 Million Hybrid Hard Drives

    Seagate has just announced that they’ve sold their 1 millionth Momentus XT hybrid solid-state/mechanical hard drive, an interesting development for the hard drive manufacturer especially considering the rise of expensive SSD drives. These hybrid drives run at 7,200 RPM, nearly twice as fast as standard mechanical drives. The drives contain some solid-state memory as well as a full… Read More

  • Hands-On With The Seagate GoFlex Satellite Hard Drive

    I’m trying to put this thing into a position where I can really test it out but basically it’s a wireless hard drive. It’s called the Seagate GoFlex Satellite and it contains a small battery, a 802.11g/n radio, and a 500GB hard drive. To use it, you connect it to a data source – your computer, NAS, etc. – and drag over files you might want to use or share with others. Read More

  • Seagate Enables iOS Access To GoFlex Home Servers

    As a fan of hard drives, I’m quite enthused by this bit of news. The Seagate GoFlex Home was one of the first easy-to-use cloud storage systems and for about a year access was limited to desktops and laptops. Now, however, you can access your files directly using a free iOS app for iPads, iPhones, and iPods Touch. The GoFlex Home costs $159.99 for 1TB, $209.99 for 2TB, and $269.99 for… Read More

  • Seagate Teases "Perfect Companion" For Tablets

    Seagate is toying with us, saying they’re going to release this month the “perfect companion” for iPads and other tablets. Being that they’re a storage company and tablets lack serious storage space, I’m guessing it’s a tablet-oriented storage and backup solution, perhaps focusing on mobility and anywhere-accessibility. Perhaps via a browser… Read More

  • The Seagate Barracuda XT 3TB External Hard Drive Packs 1TB Per Platter

    Seagate’s latest hard drive breakthrough features an industry first of 1TB of data per platter. The Barracuda XT 3TB happens to be the first drive on the market with this high density platter and it’s ready to serve up your media and spreadsheets through the company’s GoFlex Desk product line. The 3.5-inch external drive comes NTFS formated and should hit the consumer… Read More

  • Samsung Inks $1.375 Billion Deal With Seagate On HDD Operations And More

    Samsung and Seagate this morning announced a broad ‘strategic alignment’ in a move to expand their existing relationship and more effectively counter competitor Western Digital. The most important elements of the agreement include Samsung combining its hard disk drive operations into Seagate, receiving significant equity ownership in the HDD and storage solutions provider and… Read More

  • Samsung Inks $1.375 Billion Deal With Seagate On HDD Operations Sale And More

    Samsung and Seagate this morning announced a broad ‘strategic alignment’ in a move to expand their existing relationship and more effectively counter competitor Western Digital. The most important elements of the agreement include Samsung combining its hard disk drive operations into Seagate, receiving significant equity ownership in the HDD and storage solutions provider and… Read More

  • Hands-On With The Seagate GoFlex Slim Hard Drive

    You can’t really tell how slim the Seagate GoFlex Slim drive really is until you see it next to a standard external hard drive. This wee drive is .354 inches thick and about four inches long – about the size of a larger cellphone – and it includes a removable port adapter for USB 2.0/3.0 compatibility and an internal 320GB hard drive running at 7200RPM. Read More

  • The Seagate GoFlex Slim Is 9mm Of USB 3.0, 7200 RPM Hard Drive Goodness


    Seagate’s external hard drives were clearly put on some sort of diet because they’re shrinking away to nothing. The firm’s GoFlex Slim is a 2.5-inch 7200RPM hard drive that measure’s in at just 9mm thick. That’s thinner than an iPhone 4 or even a #2 pencil. Best of all, the drive sports USB 3.0 technology for faster transfers to-and-fro a ‘puter. The… Read More

  • Seagate Now Shipping A 3TB Enterprise Internal Hard Drive

    Seagate’s got a fancy new SATA6 3TB enterprise hard drive. The 3.5-inch, 7200RPM Barracuda XT ships with a 64MB cache and Seagate DiscWizard software that allows older computers to create a 3TB partition. You see, 3TB hard drives have been around on the retail market for a while, but thanks to a 2.1TB roadblock established back in the ’80s when the LBA standard was developed… Read More

  • LG's Smart TV Upgrader Is Kind Of Dumb


    Say you’re buying a TV – any TV, really – and you’re not quite sure what you’re doing. Say you’re in a store and the sales guy says “Well, you want this to be a Smart TV, right?” and you, not knowing any better, agree. Then he upsells this dumb LG box that simply adds LG’s Smart TV offerings including LG’s apps and some DLNA support. Read More

  • The Seagate Barracuda Green Is A Low-Power 2TB HDD

    Low-power consuming hard drives are popular these days for the latest crop of servers and NAS units. And why not, right? These drives like don’t need to spin at breakneck speeds for storage, which means they don’t suck down as much power as other hard drives. Seagate’s latest, the Barracuda Green, brings 4K sector performance to the line through the SmartAlign technology… Read More

  • Seagate First To Stuff 1 Terabyte Into A 2.5-inch Enterprise HDD

    The kids at Western Digital officially called “First!” way back in the balmy summer of 2009 on a 1TB 2.5-inch spinning disk hard drive, but this Seagate model is a bit different and the first of its kind. The Constellation.2 drive is designed for the enterprise market, for servers and data storage needs, not your next laptop. Read More

  • Western Digital Starts Shipping 3TB, 2.5TB Internal Hard Drives

    Western Digital outed a 3TB external hard drive under the My Book line just a few weeks ago, but now, the same 5400 RPM hard drive along with a slightly smaller 2.5TB version are available sans the enclosure. Both drives ship with an PCI-E Advanced Host Controller Interface Host Bus Adapter that will add operating system support for the large drives. Even with this card, the drive will not… Read More

  • Seagate Stuffs 12TB Into The 4-Bay BlackArmor NAS 440

    Do you need a lot of storage? I mean, an amount that can be officially described as a shit-ton? But the only requirement you have is that the device has to be the size of a toaster. Well, buddy, do I have good news for you. Let me introduce you to the Seagate BlackArmor NAS 440. Read More

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