Don't-Miss Hard drive Stories

New Toshiba hard drive erases its data if removed from computer

Toshiba has come up with a type of self-encrypting hard drive (SED) that can automatically wipe data if it is removed from a paired computer.

Intel to open up Thunderbolt development this quarter

Intel says developer kits for Thunderbolt will be available this quarter, which could lead to the quick availability of a wider range of products based on the interconnect technology.

Sonnet announces Thunderbolt storage lineup

More than a month after Apple's unveiling of Thunderbolt, a growing number of peripheral manufacturers are joining the market to utilize the feature. Sonnet Technologies joined the effort Monday, announcing a new line of products that utilize the technology.

Seagate shows world's thinnest portable drive

Storage giant Seagate has announced that it will put on sale what it claims is the world slimmest ever portable hard drive.

Western Digital introduces 6TB dual-drive storage

Western Digital has rolled out its My Book Studio Edition II, which can be configured with up to 6TB of storage.

Analysts: Flash-hard disk hybrids in wide use by 2016

A quarter of new laptops and half of new desktop PCs will adopt an emerging data storage method by 2016, pairing flash memory with traditional hard disk drives.

Seagate updates drives in biggest-ever refresh

Seagate today announced five product refreshes that include both its solid-state drive (SSD) line and its high-performance, midrange and high-capacity hard-disks.

Western Digital to buy Hitachi's disk storage division for $4.3B

Western Digital announced it has entered into an agreement to buy Hitachi's hard drive subsidiary in a cash and stock deal valued at $4.3 billion.

Buffalo NAS Terastations push limits of Intel Atom

Buffalo Technology is bumping up against the limits of Intel's Atom platform with its forthcoming six- and eight-bay Terastation network attached storage.

Promise delivers on Thunderbolt with Pegasus R4 and R6 RAID

After a last minute courier delivery on Thursday morning to CeBIT Hall 2, Promise Technology became the first company at CeBit to demonstrate Thunderbolt.

QNAP network-attached storage adds USB 3.0, SATA 6GBps

Network-attached storage specialist QNAP has pre-announced an important revison to its flagship standalone NAS series.

Seagate ships 3TB desktop drive, breaking 2.1TB barrier

Seagate today announced its first 3TB internal hard disk drive, the 3.5-inch Barracuda XT.

Peripheral makers get ready for Thunderbolt

If MacBook Pro users are to reap the benefits of Thunderbolt's faster data transfer speeds, they'll need peripherals that take advantage of the connectivity technology. Macworld spoke to several device makers about their plans for Thunderbolt.