Seagate's new superflexible external-hard-drive family just got a new member, and it's a significant upgrade.
The company announced Tuesday the latest addition to its FreeAgent GoFlex line: an desktop external hard drive called the 3TB GoFlex Desk that offers 3TB of storage.
Like other drives in the GoFlex line, the new 3TB GoFlex Desk comes with the flexibility to adapt its standard USB 2.0 interface to a USB 3.0 or FireWire 800 connection just by changing the adapter.
On top of that, it's one of a few solutions on the market that comes with an … Read more
You might be impressed with your new 1-terabyte hard drive, but sources at Seagate have confirmed plans to announce a new drive later this year with 3 terabytes of storage space.
According to Thinq.co.uk, Seagate senior product manager Barbara Craig reports that many of today's PCs literally weren't made to handle hard-drive capacities above 2.1TB, a cap set in place by the original DOS standard back in 1980.
Thirty years later, many desktop systems already include hard drives reaching 1TB capacities, leading vendors like Seagate to revisit range limiting, but modern system issues reach deeper … Read more
Electronic music fans and gearheads take note: you can now get ReBirth, a software emulator that duplicates the sounds and controls of Roland TR-808 and 909 drum machines and TB-303 bass synth, on your iPhone for only $6.99.Back in the early 1980s, the Roland TR-808 was the king of drum machines. The old warhorses, beloved for their booming kick-drum sound, are still around, and have been resurrected in software emulators and name-checked by countless hip-hop artists-- Kanye West even named his 2008 album "808s and Heartbreak" after it.
In 1997, Propellerhead Software released a program, ReBirth, … Read more
You can easily find a full-size single volume external hard drive that offers 2TB of storage. For portable solutions, however, the top capacity still remains at 1TB and you'll have another option starting today as Toshiba introduced its own.
The laptop hard drives are about to have a significant increase in capacities without compromising the performance.
Toshiba announced Wednesday two new 2.5-inch (laptop) hard drive families that feature the largest amount of storage in their classes. The first drive is the standard 9.5 millimeter-thick, two-platter hard drive model MK7559GSXP with the maximum capacity of 750GB. This is a standard SATA 2 hard drive that can fit in any laptop computer.
The second drive is a three-platter drive that comes in the new 12.5 millimeter thick platform called the MKxx59GSM series, which offers 750GB and 1TB of … Read more