Don't-Miss Storage Stories
In our ongoing look at Thunderbolt performance, we tested two more configurations, as requested by Macworld readers. The first involves the new Promise Pegasus R6 Thunderbolt array configured as a RAID 0; the second is with Target Disk Mode using Thunderbolt.
Macworld Lab recently saw how dramatic an improvement Thunderbolt performance is over FireWire 800. In response to that report, Macworld readers want to see how Thunderbolt performance stacks up against other interface technologies--specifically, eSATA. Our results show that Thunderbolt’s performance boost over eSATA is just as impressive as those found in our FireWire 800 comparison.
Western Digital announced Thursday that its My Book Studio line of external hard drives for the Mac will now come in an upgraded 3TB model that will retail for $250.
Apple's FAQ on its new Thunderbolt cable has a few interesting tidbits about the new connectivity technology.
The first Thunderbolt-based RAID array has finally arrived, and Macworld Lab has some test results for Promise's Pegasus R6 system. As expected, the R6 is pretty darn fast -- and not just by a few measly megabytes per second.
Mac OS X 10.6.8 supports an SSD optimization algorithm called TRIM, which improves a drive's ability to remove old data and consolidate and organize remaining data.
Sony will become the first vendor other than Apple to use Intel's Thunderbolt technology in its products with the announcement of a new range of Vaio laptops.
LaCie announced a hybrid storage product that combines a network-attached storage box with an online backup service.
What do you do with those used but still useable hard drives? You can get a drive dock. Here are 11 drive docks for your consideration
Hitachi on Wednesday announced the G-Connect, a portable accessory that functions as iOS file storage, a Time Machine-ready portable hard drive, and a wireless access point in one compact package.
Apple on Tuesday quietly upgraded the Time Capsule, its wireless backup drive and base station, introducing a new 3TB drive alongside the 2TB model.
Carbonite's small business solutions charges a flat rate of $229 per year for 250GB of storage.
Mac security software firm Intego has released Backup Express, a backup and synchronization tool, in the Mac App Store.
Samsung this week announced the Spinpoint M8 internal hard drive with 1TB capacity, which could raise the bar in storage available on laptops.
In our ongoing effort to provide benchmark data to help you choose the right iMac, we now present test results from a 21.5-inch 2.7GHz Core i5 iMac with a 256GB solid-state drive (SSD). You can use these results to compare with the standard-configuration iMacs and two build-to-order (BTO) models with Core i7 processors.