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Western Digital unveils USB 3.0-equipped hard drives

On Tuesday, Western Digital introduced its highest capacity line of external portable hard drives with up to 3TB of capacity and a USB 3.0 interface.

Data Robotics wants to be the Apple of the SOHO storage world

Computerworld profiles Data Robotics, maker of the Drobo line of small office/home office storage devices that have proven to be very popular among Mac users.

SanDisk releases postage stamp-sized SSD

SanDisk today announced what it is calling a new category in solid state drives, an embedded SSD that uses a SATA interface and has throughput that peaks at...

Western Digital releases its fastest VelociRaptor hard drive

Western Digital announced today that it is shipping its fastest-ever VelociRaptor hard-disk drive, which uses a 6Gbit/sec. serial ATA interface and comes in 450GB and 600GB capacities.

SanDisk ships 32GB mobile memory card

SanDisk it is shipping the world's highest capacity removable memory card for smartphones, a 32GB microSD card.

A trend? Intel releases $125 'affordable' SSD

Intel became the second vendor in a week to release a solid-state disk drive that hovers around the $100 price range.

Doctors interested in Apple's iPad; 1 in 5 plan to buy one

Epocrates surveyed 350 clinicians a few days after Apple announced the iPad and found that 22 percent plan to purchase the tablet within a year.