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Hitachi's Deskstar 7K3000 3TB hard drive
— 11:59 PM on March 13, 2011

Hard drive makers have been slow to release new models with three-terabyte capacities. Hitachi was the first to reach 3TB with a 7,200-RPM desktop...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

IHS iSuppli: iPad helped Dell's market share last quarter
— 6:00 AM on March 11, 2011

Here's some interesting analysis from the folks at IHS iSuppli. After compiling PC shipment numbers for the fourth quarter of last year, they've observed that...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

Release roundup: SSDs, memory, and Sandy Bridge boards
— 5:05 PM on March 10, 2011

This week's release roundup isn't as intense as the last one, but our inbox has still accumulated a few announcements. Let's kick things off with...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Storage Memory

Chrome survives first day of hacking contest; Safari and IE8 don't
— 9:47 AM on March 10, 2011

Yesterday afternoon, the Pwn2Own hacking contest kicked off at the CanSecWest 2011 conference in Vancouver, British Columbia. According to ComputerWorld, Apple's freshly released Safari...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

Mozilla rolls out Firefox 4 release candidate
— 6:00 AM on March 10, 2011

Firefox 4 has taken another step on its long road to a final, production-ready release. This time, the folks at Mozilla have ditched the beta...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

HP CEO wants WebOS on every HP computer
— 9:26 AM on March 9, 2011

WebOS has some exciting times ahead of it. Born out of Palm's aspirations to compete with the iPhone, the operating system is now slated to...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Operating systems

Chrome 10 debuts with new settings interface
— 5:14 PM on March 8, 2011

Wow, already? Barely over a month after unleashing Chrome 9, Google has turned around and introduced version 10 of its increasingly popular browser....

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

New Samsung hard drive sports 1TB per platter
— 10:47 AM on March 8, 2011

Samsung is showing off new high-density platters at the CeBIT show in Germany. According to Heise, the Spinpoint maker has managed to create...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

WD to acquire Hitachi's hard-drive business
— 9:27 AM on March 7, 2011

Consolidation is afoot in the hard-drive business! This morning, Western Digital announced its imminent purchase of Hitachi Global Storage Technologies, Hitachi's mechanical storage subsidiary....

Type: News story Tags: Storage

Release roundup: Wi-Fi, USB 3.0, and LGA1366 gear
— 1:46 PM on March 4, 2011

This week's release roundup is a doozy, with noteworthy announcements from Bigfoot Networks, Corsair, Gigabyte, Kingston, and Transcend. We've got an upgrade to Corsair's Obsidian...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Storage Memory Networking

Deal of the week: The Pavilion dm1z, plus a smattering of other goodies
— 11:13 AM on March 4, 2011

After reading Cyril's review of HP's Pavilion dm1z ultraportable, there's no doubt in my mind that it should be our deal of the week....

Type: News story Tags: Cases Cooling Storage Mobile computing Gaming

24-bit audio may be coming to iTunes, other music services
— 1:02 PM on March 3, 2011

Everyone's all about high-definition video these days. Standard-def content? Pfft. Call me when you've got a resolution of at least 720p. ...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Internet

Brazos injected into Zotac barebones nettop
— 11:53 AM on March 1, 2011

With barebones nettops systems built around Ion and CULV underpinnings, it was only a matter of time before Zotac put Brazos inside a...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Systems

Seagate ships 3TB Barracuda XT desktop drive
— 10:37 AM on March 1, 2011

After months of shipping 3TB hard drives inside USB enclosures and network-attached storage boxes, Seagate is finally ready to let one stand on its own....

Type: News story Tags: Storage

6Gbps SATA connectivity appears in Intel 510 Series SSDs
— 10:00 AM on February 28, 2011

Some 18 months after lifting the lid on its second-generation X25-M solid-state drive, Intel is back with a fresh model. According to the...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

Gmail issue empties out 150,000 accounts
— 6:00 AM on February 28, 2011

Having your data in the cloud can be a good way to avoid data loss in the event of a hardware failure. Not having control...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

Deal of the week: Solid-state storage, budget audio, and Corsair cooling
— 4:04 PM on February 25, 2011

Hot on the heels of early previews of OCZ's next-gen Vertex 3 solid-state drive, Newegg has slashed the price of the existing Vertex 2. ...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Cooling Storage Gaming

Release roundup: Fresh SSDs and tweaking tools
— 12:08 PM on February 25, 2011

We've got a couple of solid-state storage announcements in this weeks's release roundup: one from OCZ and another from the folks at Super Talent. MSI...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Software