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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 preps enterprise-grade Pulsar XT.2 SSD

Originally announced in March, Seagate is finally prepared to launch its Pulsar XT.2 server-grade solid-state drives later this month. The new 2.5-inch drives are available in 100GB, 200GB, and 400GB packages that utilize SLC NAND flash memory and 6Gb/s SAS…

Seagate launches 3TB Barracuda XT with legacy support

Following Western Digital and Hitachi, Seagate is the third manufacturer to launch a 3TB internal 3.5-inch hard drive. The Barracuda XT has five platters with an areal density of 488Gb/in˛, marking an improvement over the Deskstar's 411Gb/in˛. Seagate's drive spins…

Western Digital outships Seagate in 2010

Western Digital stripped Seagate of its leading spot in the hard drive market during the first quarter of 2010 and the company maintained that lead throughout the year. According to Information Network, total hard drive shipments grew 17.1% to 653.5…

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…

Seagate introduces 5,900RPM Barracuda Green drives

Seagate has been keeping busy lately following its unfruitful buyout talks. Hot on the heels of announcing the industry’s first enterprise-grade 1TB 2.5-inch hard drive, the company is revealing what it claims is the highest-performance eco-friendly internal drive for low-power…

Seagate announces first 1TB 2.5-inch enterprise hard drive

We've already seen the industry's first 2.5-inch 1TB consumer hard drive courtesy of Western Digital, but Seagate has announced what it claims to be the first enterprise-grade solution. The company today introduced its 1TB 2.5-inch Constellation.2 drive, which is designed…

Seagate confirms buyout talks

Seagate revealed today that it has received a “preliminary indication of interest” regarding a going private transaction. The recently deposed world’s largest hard drive manufacturer is mum on exactly who is behind in the buyout talks, but apparently it has…

Seagate outs first 1.5TB 2.5-inch portable hard drive

Seagate has expanded its range of FreeAgent GoFlex portable hard drives, adding the industry's first 1.5TB external 2.5-inch HDD -- a form factor that has been stuck at 1TB since Western Digital launched its 1TB Scorpio Blue last July. Offering…

Seagate, Samsung partner up to make enterprise SSDs

Seagate and Samsung have announced a partnership to develop and cross-license controller technologies for solid-state drives. The pair will target the enterprise market and will leverage Seagate's brand reputation in that segment. In addition to being the first or second…