Toshiba Japan to roll out inexpensive HDD/DVD recorders

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/toshiba_vardia_hdd-620x348.jpg" />After losing the format war against Sony, <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2009/06/24/toshiba-thinks-

For netbooks: Stand with built-in DVD drive, USB port and HDD slot

<img src="http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2621/3678434560_6b39cfd67e.jpg?v=0" /> A Japanese company called Marshal (yes, one "l") <a href="http://www.marshal-no1.jp/products/MAL-1925s.html">announced<

Panasonic Japan announces new VIERAs with built-in HDDs

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/viera_r_series-620x454.jpg" /> <a href="http://panasonic.co.jp/corp/news/official.data/data.dir/jn090602-1/jn090602-1.html">Panasonic la

Ultrastar C10K300: Hitachi unveils new power-efficient HDD

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/ultrastar-c10k300-620x465.jpg" /> <a href="http://www.hitachigst.com/portal/binary/com.epicentric.contentmanagement.servlet.ContentDeliv

Apricorn outs pocketable 1.8-inch HDDs

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/cards.jpg" />We're big fans of portable hard drives and the smaller they are the better. And Apricorn's Aegis Mini portable HDD is pretty

Fujitsu launches 15,000 RPM, 147GB 2.5-inch HDD

While Fujitsu certainly isn’t the first to launch a tiny 2.5-inch 15,000 RPM hard drive, it’s the first to launch one with 147GB capacity. The new line from Fujitsu come in both the afor

Japanese company sells "green" external HDD

Tokyo-based computer hardware maker Logitec [JP] (not to be confused with Logitech) today announced an external 1TB HDD [JP], which will go on sale in Japan at the end of next month. The LHD-ED1000U2L

Toshiba's new SATA hard disk will make our notebooks even slimmer

Another Japanese company, another record. This time, Toshiba today in Japan [JP] unveiled the industry’s first quarter-terabyte 1.8-Inch HDD (MK2529GSG). The company’s new 1.8-inch lineup

High capacity 1.8-inch HDDs announced by Toshiba

Just in time for the holidays. Wait. Who are we kidding here, Toshiba? Is anyone remotely excited about a 240GB 1.8-inch dual-platter HDD or a 120GB single-platter HDD? Yeah, I didn’t think so, but

Panasonic Japan to introduce Plasma TVs with built-in 1 TB HDDs and YouTube support

Panasonic announced today in Japan [JP] they will release three Viera PDP TVs in this country starting September 10. All models (42, 46 and 50 inches) of the new PZR900 series will house a 1TB HDD for

Epson rolls out 4-inch high-res photo viewers

Epson Imaging today announced the P-7000, a photo viewer with a 160-Gbyte HDD, which holds RAW data of about 9,000 shots from a 10 megapixel resolution digital camera. The low-temperature polysilicon

Hitachi to ship their 1TB Cinemastar HDDs next month

It has been in development for quite some time now but Hitachi Global Storage Technologies finally announced they will start shipping the first CinemaStar 7K1000.B hard drives. The 3.5-inch devices fe

Hitachi rolls out new hybrid Full HD camcorder

Today Hitachi unveiled [JP] its newest Full HD camcorder, the Woo DZ-BD10H, which will be available in Japan from August 9th. The company plans to produce 6,000 units per month. Here are the main spec

New 3 in 1 HD recorder from Victor-JVC

Yesterday Victor-JVC unveiled a new recorder [JP] in Japan, which is capable of simultaneously recording two programs on either VHS, DVD or HDD. The DR-HX500 comes with the following features: –

Hitachi raises CinemaStar HDDs to 500GB

There isn’t enough room on my DVR, not remotely. I don’t even watch that much TV, but my hard drive is small. Sure, there are ways to hack them to make them bigger but I like to do right b

Onkyo releases stereo system with HDD and featuring "floating technology"

Today Onkyo unveiled a new stereo system which will go on sale in Japan on June 28th. The Nippon-only BR-NX10A is priced at $710. It comes with two bookshelf speakers, a CD player and an LCD color dis

Drobo shacks up with Western Digital: special multi-terabyte offers!

In case you missed our recent review of the Drobo and Droboshare, they come highly recommended, and if you’re looking to take the plunge, now is probably the best time ever. Data Robotics has te

Digital Cowboy's HDD video dock is simple yet rad, like me

While I remain an Apple TV fan, this set-top dock is pretty neat. It’s a dock that basically acts as a video out for the included 2.5-inch portable hard drive that’s full of all of your po

External HDD coming for PS3 from Sony?

Sony seems to be uncomfortable with the current HDD configuration of the PS3 or so it seems according to David Reeves, the SCEE head honcho. They did reduce the price of the PS3 by switching to a smal

Why are Xbox 360 HDDs so damn expensive?

I’ve always wondered why the HDD for the Xbox 360 was so expensive and just assumed it was a proprietary matter because Microsoft likes to do that sort of thing, but I never bothered to look into it
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