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Seven 2.5-inch mobile drives compared
— 10:41 PM on July 14, 2008

Some would argue that solid-state flash sits poised to replace mechanical hard drives., but are we really that close? We've gathered seven 2.5" notebook drives...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage Mobile computing

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Seeking a good hard drive recovery service
— 11:18 AM on July 2, 2008

A friend of mine emailed me recently with a question that I can't answer. He has a friend whose hard drive has croaked, possibly...

Type: Blog post Tags: Storage

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OCZ's Neural Impulse Actuator
— 11:05 AM on June 27, 2008

Like flying cars, thought-based control schemes have been a staple of sci-fi movies for decades. OCZ has embraced the concept with its Neural Impulse Actuator,...

Type: Feature article Tags: Miscellaneous Input devices Gaming Personal tech

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VelociRaptor Redux: Now with final firmware
— 1:59 AM on June 20, 2008

Western Digital's VelociRaptor proved to be the fastest SATA drive on the market when it was launched back in April, but our intial impressions were...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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Western Digital's VelociRaptor VR150 hard drive
— 7:00 AM on April 21, 2008

Few hard drives are iconic as Western Digital's Raptor, and now there's a new one: the VelociRaptor VR150. Read on to see if a...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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Epilogue on three 75GXP failures
— 8:54 PM on April 18, 2008

Years ago I sought advice from a trusted and knowledgeable friend about what components to use in my first home-built PC. Everything worked...

Type: Blog post Tags: Storage Miscellaneous

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A quick look at Thermaltake's BlacX SE hard drive docking station
— 12:18 AM on March 31, 2008

Thermaltake turns the formula for external hard drive enclosures on its ear with the BlacX. This external interface isn't hooked up to an enclosure...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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Western Digital's Caviar SE16 640GB hard drive
— 1:15 AM on March 25, 2008

Western Digital's Caviar SE16 640GB packs new 320GB platters that could challenge the SpinPoint F1's crown as the fastest Serial ATA hard drive on the...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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The €40 iPhone
— 6:03 PM on March 12, 2008

When Apple first unveiled the iPhone last summer, my first reaction was, "Yes. This is what cell phones are supposed to be like." Looking at...

Type: Blog post Tags: Personal tech

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David Lynch on the iPhone
— 11:28 PM on February 28, 2008

I've never quite understood how some folks can stand to watch movies and other video content on the tiny little screens that permeate portable media...

Type: Blog post Tags: Personal tech

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Samsung's Spinpoint F1 hard drive
— 11:32 AM on February 22, 2008

Samsung's Spinpoint F1 hard drive is the first to reach the terabyte mark with only three platters. But can a hefty advantage in areal density...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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A correction on the ThinkPad X300: SSD only!?
— 10:10 AM on February 14, 2008

In our recent first podcast episode, we were engaging in a bit of techno-lust over the ThinkPad X300, which we've dubbed the MacBook Air...

Type: Blog post Tags: Storage Mobile computing

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A look at VIA's next-gen Isaiah x86 CPU architecture
— 3:29 PM on January 24, 2008

A brand-new x86 processor microarchitecture doesn't come along every day, but today, we have just that. We visited the offices of Centaur Technology yesterday...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Mobile computing Personal tech

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Behold Thumper: Sun's SunFire X4500 storage server
— 9:28 PM on December 27, 2007

In July of 2006, Sun added an interesting new machine to their lineup of Opteron-based x86 servers. It was codenamed 'Thumper' during...

Type: Blog post Tags: Storage Systems Linux-Unix Servers

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Seagate's Barracuda ES.2 hard drive
— 10:27 PM on December 6, 2007

Seagate's latest enterprise-oriented Barracuda ES.2 hard drive boasts up to a terabyte of capacity spread over 250GB platters and backed up by 32MB of cache....

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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Western Digital's RE2-GP hard drive
— 7:00 AM on November 12, 2007

Western Digital has massaged its latest power-efficient GreenPower hard drive into an RE2 model aimed at enterprise environments. Keep reading to see how...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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A-Data's FP1 fingerprint flash drive
— 12:55 AM on November 2, 2007

USB thumb drives are increasingly used to carry personal information you don't want falling into the wrong hands. A-Data has a solution in the form...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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Seagate's Barracuda 7200.11 hard drive
— 11:40 PM on October 30, 2007

Seagate may have been beaten to the terabyte punch, but it's finally pulled up to the table with the long-awaited Barracuda 7200.11. Read...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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