• Seagate's Momentus Laptop Hard Drive Gains Key Government Security Certification

    Seagate has a laptop hard drive, yeah? It’s called the Momentus, yeah? It has self-encryption, yeah? It just secured the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology’s FIPS 140-2 certification, yeah? (Yeah.) Read More

  • Seagate predicts the coming of hybrid hard drives

    In a recent interview, a representative from Seagate stated that the future of hard drive technology lies in the so-called “hybrid” technology. In this case, “hybrid” refers to the concept of using a flash memory buffer to increase the read/write speed, without increasing the RPM. Read More

  • Seagate makes the wafer-thin 2.5-inch Momentus hard drive official

    We knew this hard drive was coming, but the info we had suggested that it was going to make a CES debut. No matter, the 7mm thin Seagate Momentus hard drive is official and Seagate is calling it the thinnest in the world. In the world! Read More

  • Not iPhone: Seagate introduces new 1.5TB desktop drive, two 500GB notebook drives

    Seagate has just given storage a bump across the board with the introduction of a 1.5-terabyte 3.5-inch hard drive – the Barracuda 7200.11 (running at 7,200 RPM) – and two 500-gigabyte 2.5-inch drives – the Momentus 5400.6 and Momentus 7200.4 (running at 5400 RPM and 7200 RPM, respectively). All three drives use the Serial ATA interface, the two 7,200 RPM drives sling… Read More

  • Seagate Prepping Momentus Encrypted Drives

    Seagate’s Momentus 5400 FDE.2 (Full Disk Encryption 2) drives are set to ship in early 2007, allowing consumers to have built-in encryption on the disks to protect their data from nosy intruders. These drives, which are of the 2.5-inch, 5400RPM kin designed for notebooks, will require you to have some form of authentication before it’s able to be read from at all. Read More