Don't-Miss Storage Stories

Hands on with the Seagate GoFlex Thunderbolt Adapter

Macworld Lab received an early production model of the GoFlex Thunderbolt Adapter and we ran a few tests using a Seagate 500GB FreeAgent GoFlex Ultra-Portable drive with three different adapters.

Expo Notes: iFlashDrive USB drive works on both iPad and Mac

The iFlashDrive has a USB connector on one end that, when attached to a Mac or PC, acts like any other thumb drive. On the other end of the iFlashDrive is a dock connector that you attach directly into an iOS device.

Expo Notes: Mimico's flash drives have character

Mimoco is happy to help anyone who wishes that flash drives had a bit more whimsy.

Hard drive shortage may have far-reaching effects

The global supply of hard disk drives may be slow to rebound, with a ripple effect that's threatening small businesses and PC makers.

Mozy releases 'Stash' file-syncing service

Mozy released the beta of a new file synchronization service called Stash, which allows photos, videos or documents to be uploaded automatically to the cloud...

Impact of Thailand floods continues to bite tech industry

A hard disk drive shortage caused by flooding in Thailand is forcing some high-tech companies to alter their revenue forecasts.

Symantec acquires LiveOffice cloud-based archiving company

Symantec has acquired LiveOffice, a provider of cloud-based data archiving and storage, for $115 million, the companies announced Monday.

IBM smashes Moore's Law, cuts bit size to 12 atoms

IBM announced that after five years of work, its researchers have been able to reduce from about one million to 12 the number of atoms required to create a bit of data.

Remains of the Day: Full house

Cupertino confirms that it's betting on a small Middle East hardware company, even as many of its employees may be dealing with the labyrinth that is CES. And one Spanish company may be pressing its luck by trying to flush Apple in court.

CES: Thunderbolt peripherals gather steam

It wasn't so long ago that Apple observers were wondering why it was taking Thunderbolt peripherals so long to get to market. This week's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas may be putting an end to that conversation.

Report: SSD prices will fall below $1 per GB in 2012

The price for SSDs (solid state drives) that are going into PCs are expected to fall below $1 per gigabyte during the second half of 2012, further boosting adoption.

Iomega unveils StorCenter ix2 network storage device

On Monday, Iomega announced a new desktop network storage device for small offices and homes, the StorCenter ix2.

China wants Western Digital to address monopoly concerns

Western Digital's planned acquisition of Hitachi's hard drive business may have hit a snag: China's anti-monopoly regulators want the company to address...