Hard disk drives sure have come a long way, baby. In the 1950s, storage hardware was measured in feet—and in tons. Today, we have flash drives, microdrives, and onboard solid-state drives that weigh almost nothing, hold gigabytes of data and cost (compared to the 1950s) very little.
Hitachi has announced its highest capacity 2.5-in laptop drive, which comes with up to 500GB of capacity and exceeds competitor's products in areal density by...
Toshiba announced its first 2.5-inch SAS SSDs for the enterprise, which sport fast sustained read rates of up to 510MBps.
Seagate today announced the second generation of its Constellation drive, the industry's first 2.5-in enterprise-class drive with 1TB of capacity.
Samsung announced today that it is ready to release a new set of 8GB DIMMs that takes advantage of stacking memory chips vertically to achieve 30% fewer...
Micron will produce drives next year that combine error management techniques in the same NAND flash package, removing the overhead from host processors that...
Intel today announced it has invested $32 million in an Israeli start-up that is about to release an SSD product based on consumer NAND flash but that is...
SugarSync today announced it has more than doubled its free service offering, unveiling a new 5GB plan.
The sale of new tablet PCs and smartphones with solid state storage technology is compensating for weak demand for memory cards and USB flash drives.
Memory maker Super Talent Technology introduced its lowest-priced USB 3.0 flash drive, the Express Duo, which sells for $14 for 8GB of capacity and $29 for a 16GB drive.
Three big NAND flash competitors have formed an unlikely alliance to develop the smallest semiconductors in history.
Analysts say Apple's backing and declining prices of SSDs could convince consumers and CIOs that hard drives aren't always needed.
Western Digital announced Tuesday it's been shipping the industry's first serial ATA (SATA) 3TB internal hard drive for about a week. The new drive passes the previous 2.19TB ceiling due to 4-kilobyte sector sizes.
Samsung is now mass producing the industry's first 3-bit-per cell, 64Gbit NAND flash chip, which uses circuitry that's about 14 percent smaller than before.
Hitachi's Global Storage Technologies division announced its new 375GB per platter, 5400-rpm and 7200-rpm, 2.5-inch hard drives: the Travelstar 5K750 and Travelstar 7K750.