• Another MacBook Pro issue? ‘Clicking and beeping’ noises could be caused by hard drive conflict

    Yet another possible glitch affecting the MacBook Pro, this time having to do with “strange clicking and beeping noises.” It seems that several people with the 7200 RPM hard drive (the Seagate Momentus 7200.4) have reported those “clicking” issues, as well as general performance issues. Can’t have that. Read More

  • Seagate announces a plethora of Mac-centric FreeAgent hard drives and a dock

    Because Mac users need hard drives more than Windows users. Seagate announced some brand spankin’ new external drives today that include the FreeAgent Go Drive for Mac w/ USB, FreeAgent Go Pro for Mac, a 2TB FreeAgent Desk for Mac and the FreeAgent Go Dock+. The dock is actually really cool. Read More

  • Review: Seagate Replica PC backup

    Step 1. Plug in Replica (Multi-PC 500GB or Single PC 250GB).
    Step 2. Click yes to all the licensing stuff and terms of service BS.
    Step 3. Walk away. Read More

  • Review: Seagate FreeAgent Theater HD Media Player Solution + 250GB FreeAgent Go and Dock

    Quick Version: In short, the FreeAgent Theater HD Media Player Solution from Seagate was made for a caveman if cavemen been around in 1999 when people actually used the DivX codec and only used Windows machines. Not to be completely unfair, but if you’re an avid reader of CrunchGear or a savvy BitTorrenter then this definitely isn’t what you’re looking for. Read More

  • CrunchDeals: Seagate Barracude 1TB & 1.5TB

    Hard drive prices are dropping and dropping. It’s it grand?! We love it. Anyway, newegg has some killer deals on hard drives today. Yup, these are from the same line of drives that had issues last year, but the new firmware seemed to have fixed those problems. These prices are too good to pass up too. Read More

  • Seagate delivers new drives for hot and heavy 24/7 usage

    Seagate is claiming that their new SV35.5 series is the next step in hard drive technology, though it’s nominally just a new type of drive intended for video surveillance recording and other heavy 24/7 use. Seagate has also stated that these drives are intended for end users that constantly shuffle and read massive files that require a larger processing load. Sounds like your average… Read More

  • Do not freeze your Seagate hard drive

    Seagate manager Pete Steege tried to store his Seagate Go 320GB hard drive in ice for 100 days in order to prove that Seagate drives can withstand all manner of torture. Sadly, it didn’t quite make it. When he cut the drive out of his ice rink (!!) he cut the bag which wet the drive. Read More

  • CrunchDeals: 1.5TB external drive for $119

    Newegg has a pretty good deal on a 1.5TB external hard drive. The Seagate FreeAgent costs $119, features a 7200 rpm drive, connects via USB, and includes free shipping (the deal ends today). Reviews have been mixed as this drive apparently had some problems early on, although it appears that the kinks have been worked out thanks to new firmware. Seagate FreeAgent [] Read More

  • Seagate announces BlackArmor storage solutions

    Seagate announced a new product line today, the Black Armor NAS. Targeted at small businesses, the new device has hardware level encryption and is available in 2, 4, 6, or 8TB capacities. Read More

  • Seagate and AMD showing off SATA 3.0 and 6Gbps hard drives

    SATA 3.0 is about to bring the goods – and fast. Seagate and AMD partnered together to demo just what the hopeful revision will be capable of with a prototype Barracuda drive and AMD chipset. If Seagate gets its way. – you see, not all manufacturers are signed on just yet including Western Digital – SATA 3.0 will be a full 200% faster than the current generation while still… Read More

  • Seagate releases an actual fix for freezing HDDs

    Remember those issues Seagate was having? No, not those issues; everybody has those right now (except Apple and Google). I’m talking about the thousands upon thousands of drives that have been freezing up due to a firmware issue. Seagate released a “fix” a while ago that took fixed the problem by bricking the drive, which was, needless to say, poorly received. Read More

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