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Western Digital My Book Studio Edition II

If you think bigger is better when it comes to storage space, you might be interested in Western Digital’s My Book Studio Edition II , which combines two 3TB drives in a RAID 0 setup for a whopping 6TB of data storage.

Prosoft releases first Mac App Store-hosted disk utility

A version of Prosoft's flagship disk utility, Drive Genius 3, is now available on the Mac App Store. However, thanks to Apple's Mac App Store restrictions, Drive Genius 3 LE offers a subset of its sibling's features (at a lower price).

Enterprise SSD testing spec released

The SNIA has developed a specification that allows users to test solid-state drives from any vendor for their performance.

Iomega SuperHero Backup and Charger

Iomega’s SuperHero Backup and Charger for iPhone is a charging dock for the iPhone and iPod touch that can also back up your device's contacts and photos to an SD memory card.

Consumer SSD sales to break out in 2012

Consumer solid-state drives will have a break-out year in 2012 due to falling prices, which will make SSDs a primary storage option for mainstream users, Gartner...

OWC Mercury Elite-AL Pro Dual mini

Boasting excellent Photoshop scores and first-rate transfer speeds, the Mercury Elite-AL Pro Dual mini overall is an excellent choice as a storage device for demanding users.

Seagate breaks 1TB per platter barrier

Seagate said it has broken a previous areal density benchmark with a drive line that can hold up to 1TB of data per platter.

Researchers use disk fragmentation to hide data

Researchers from two universities have developed an algorithm that uses disk fragmentation to hide data on a clustered file system.

Google crushes, shreds old hard drives to prevent data leakage

A new look into Google's data centers shows extensive security measures and the destruction of old hard drives to prevent leakage of customer data.

How to partition an external hard drive

This tutorial goes through the steps of partitioning a hard drive using Disk Utility, which comes with every Mac.