Archive for the ‘Hard Drives’ Category
4 CommentsPosted by Zardon on May 10, 2013 under Hard Drives, Highlights 2, Network
Today we are looking at the Kingston Wi-Drive. This portable device can be used to wirelessly transmit and share content with up to three tablets or smartphones simultaneously. Photos, videos and musi... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Harrison on May 9, 2013 under Hard Drives, Security
The are plenty of ways to measure value in a given market - and each industry has its own quirks - but two offers landed in the KitGuru spam-sack this morning that, side-by-side, gave us pause. Even ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Benjamin on April 4, 2013 under Hard Drives
Seagate have released the first 4TB, 1TB per disk drive. This is almost 800,000 times larger than their first desktop drive which the company introduced in 1979. The new 4TB drive is available from 2n... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jules on March 14, 2013 under Hard Drives, Wireless
The market for storage shows no sign of slowing down and, recently, there has been a big push to make back-up and sharing systems as easy to use as possible. For many, that means cross-platform compat... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on March 5, 2013 under Hard Drives, SSD Drives
Seagate has announced a new line of hybrid drives, melding solid state technology with traditional hard drive platters, in a variety of sizes and shapes - making them applicable for both laptops as we... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Harrison on March 5, 2013 under Event, Hard Drives, NAS
Synology has today released the latest update to its popular DiskStation Manager software. While the '4.2' version name itself might not sound like much - the company's CEO claims that this is one of ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by faith on February 21, 2013 under Event, Hard Drives, Routers
Following hot on the heals of the AE400, ADATA has taken the opportunity to present the brand new DashDrive Air AE800 to new retail customers at the Distree event in Monte Carlo. It offers some cool n... more.
7 CommentsPosted by Zardon on February 20, 2013 under Hard Drives, Highlights V, Pen Drives
As the demand for storage space increases we have seen a handful of manufacturers releasing larger and faster USB 3.0 pen drives. In January we reviewed the Kingston DataTraveler HyperX Predator 5... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Harrison on February 4, 2013 under Hard Drives
At KitGuru, our love of a bargain is matched only by our love of alliteration. When we saw the 'A' rated deal from AData on portable drives, we could not resist. Either. So what's on offer and for how... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Harrison on January 30, 2013 under Hard Drives
When wireless first began to take off, KitGuru was sure that it would not be long before hard drives became wireless - at least on a local area connection. Products like the Patriot Gauntlet Node fulf... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jules on November 23, 2012 under Channel, Hard Drives
While some markets are occupied by major competitors who like nothing better than to batter each other with price promises and cuts all the time, but the world of backup solutions seems to move at a m... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Simon Telford on November 20, 2012 under Drive Caddy, Hard Drives, Highlights V
The ADATA DashDrive Elite HE720 500GB USB 3.0 external enclosure is the slimmest of its kind, measuring in at only 8.9mm thick. It also sports a professional-looking brushed Stainless Steel surfac... more.
1 CommentsPosted by faith on September 30, 2012 under Hard Drives
While capacities have been increasing consistently for as long as there have been hard drives around, the actual physical size changes very little over time. ADATA is now looking to change that for th... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Harrison on August 30, 2012 under Channel, Hard Drives, SSD Drives
In a TV interview given in 2007, one of Western Digital's executives laughed at the idea of SSD taking over in the mass market. So convinced was he that future mass storage would involve spinning disk... more.
0 CommentsPosted by KGNewsBot on August 15, 2012 under Hard Drives
ADATA™ Technology today launches the DashDrive™ HV610 external hard drive, which combines a unique puzzle piece design concept with a SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface. A slide-out smart cover provides... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Harrison on August 13, 2012 under Channel, Hard Drives
It was almost a year ago that the world's weather patterns combined to cause the tragedy of the Thailand floods. Alongside the loss of life, Western Digital's hard drive production was knocked for six... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Brian Smith on July 27, 2012 under Channel, Hard Drives
If you are looking for a new high capacity hard drive to store all your files, or need to improve your NAS setup then ARIA deserve some attention today. They just contacted us to say they are selling ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Harrison on July 5, 2012 under Hard Drives
The tragic loss of life during last year's Thailand floods was only the first in a series of steps that negatively impacted an economically wobbly world. As the price of hard drives increased by close... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Carl on June 26, 2012 under Channel, Hard Drives, SSD Drives
Seagate announced that they are acquiring a stake in Haifa, Israel based DensBits Technologies. No figures have been disclosed. Seagate are best known for their mechanical hard drives in both 2.5 inch... more.
10 CommentsPosted by Ian Stevenson on April 19, 2012 under Hard Drives, Highlights
Recently we held a competition for one lucky reader - for the opportunity to review an upcoming ADATA product. Ian Stevenson won the competition and today we present his independent'reader review'... more.
7 CommentsPosted by Stephen Dougherty on February 24, 2012 under Channel, Component, Hard Drives
The latest word on the HDD situation post Thailand's devestating floods last year is a somewhat frustrating one with a report indicating that while the global production capacity of hard drives will i... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jules on February 14, 2012 under Event, Hard Drives, Highlights-new
The industry gave Western Digital a huge boost at the Distree Channel Awards, by voting them the 'Storage Vendor of the Year'. Given that WD struggled to ship drives at all in the busiest period, this... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Yong Lei on February 13, 2012 under Channel, Hard Drives
After the floods in Thailand last year, Hard disk drive prices soared when many factories were damaged. The prices started to drop recently, however full recovery is still some time away. Experts we s... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Stephen Dougherty on February 8, 2012 under Component, Hard Drives
One of the things we'd expect to hurt a mechanical hard drive's lifespan has been harnessed in a way that could in fact significantly benefit it - heat. According to a team of researchers led by a Tho... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jules on February 6, 2012 under Channel, Hard Drives
While major online retailers like Aria move stock around very quickly, some high street stores can be left with several generations of product - sitting on their shelves - side by side. This kind of s... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Stephen Dougherty on January 31, 2012 under Component, Hard Drives
Initially available through Japanese channels, Hitachi has outed a 7200RPM version of its 4TB Deskstar series HDD for folks seeking top end capacity with the best possible performance. Oddly howeve... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Stephen Dougherty on January 25, 2012 under Hard Drives
We've known for a good while now that WD was hit mega hard by Thailand's floods; so much so that it's resulted in mass stock shortage and significantly raised prices across the globe due to the inabil... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Harrison on January 16, 2012 under Channel, Hard Drives
As any keen KitGuru reader will tell you, the price of the Samsung 1TB F3 drive has been our yardstick through these troubling, post-Thai-flood times. Good news on drive prices has been trickling ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Harrison on January 13, 2012 under Drive Caddy, Hard Drives
We're used to seeing Marvell and Sandforce going head to head in the SSD space. Each new generation brings innovation - which directly leads to improved performance. But, to be honest, SSDs are bloody... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Harrison on December 27, 2011 under Hard Drives, Highlights V, SSD Drives
Across the world, millions of people will have picked up a new PC around Christmas. Some will have been presents and others will have been work-place replacements. Whatever the reason, should you use ... more.
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