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Hitachi announces two new hard drives – uses them for their external HDD

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G-RAID External Hard Drive (Image: Hitachi) Hitachi has announced two new hard drives before CES 2012 starts – the 1TB Travelstar 5K1000 and the 4TB Deskstar 7K4000. While they will sold to OEMs, Hitachi will also use them for its G-Technology branded external hard drives, meaning consumers will be able to use them. G-DRIVE Mobile (Image: Hitachi) The 5K1000 is a 2.5-inch drive and will be used in its G-DRIVE […]

Seagate announces new “Mac-compatible” lineup of external hard drives

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Seagate has announced that it will bring out a brand new line of external hard drives that have been designed to suit the Mac OS X operating system (or “Mac-compatible”, which we find is a bit misleading), and to allow users to connect this to Time Machine in order to backup or share digital content. The new drives will use Time Machine-compatible HFS+ file system out of the box while […]

Seagate brings out external hard drive performance kit

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Want to taste the speed of USB 3.0? Well, Seagate has got you covered with its new “performance kit” for its BlackAmor PS110 USB 3.0 external hard drive. The kit includes a PC express card, power cable and the external hard drive itself – a 500GB 7200RPM 2.5-inch drive. The PC express card houses the USB 3.0 port, so those who aren’t lucky to have it are able to use […]