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Hitachi GST announces 1TB per platter hard drives

Hitachi GST has announced their first 3.5-inch hard drive featuring 1TB of storage capacity per platter. The milestone was first announced by Seagate in May, with drives hitting the market last month. But while Hitachi may be playing catch up…

Seagate releases Android app for its GoFlex Satellite HDD

Seagate today unveiled a new Android app that provides a seamless wireless connection to 500GB of storage for streaming up to 300 HD videos from the company's GoFlex range of external storage devices. Previously, the functionality was available on Android…

Seagate ships over 1 million self-encrypting HDDs

Seagate has announced that it has shipped more than 1 million self-encrypting laptop and enterprise hard drives. Seagate now ships 24 products in a family of self-encrypting drives (SEDs) that includes Savvio, Cheetah, Constellation ES, and Constellation. Seagate enterprise SED…

Toshiba launches world's first LIF SATA 1.8-Inch HDDs

Toshiba has announced the industry's first 1.8" drives with low-insertion force (LIF) SATA connectors, enabling a 10 percent smaller footprint compared to standard 1.8" drives using microSATA connectors. Samples will be available for customer qualification next month.

Samsung announces USB 3.0 external HDDs for consumers

Samsung has announced three new lines of consumer external HDDs: two portable and one for desktops. All of the new drives feature SuperSpeed USB 3.0, which provides data transfer rates of up to 5Gbps. The new external storage lines will…

Toshiba intros HDD for rugged operating environments

Toshiba has introduced a new hard disk drive to its lineup designed specifically for use in rugged operating environments. The MK1060GSCX can reportedly be used 24/7 in non-conventional environments and can withstand extreme temperatures ranging from a high of +70…