Toshiba Japan have updated their REGZA HDTV range, with select models supporting USB hard-drives or coming with 500GB of storage built-in. The Toshiba REGZA R1 series - made up of 32-, 37- and 42-inch sets - and REGZA H1 series - made up of 32- and 37-inch sets - each have a USB port and Full HD resolution (bar on the 32-inch models, which get 720p support). Meanwhile there's also the entry level Toshiba REGZA A1 series, with 19-, 22- and 26-inch models all offering 720p HD resolution.
Hard drives are turning up in all sorts of devices today from camcorders to our cars and trucks. Toshiba has unveiled a new automotive-grade HDD called the MK2060GSC that it claims to be the highest capacity automotive HDD on the market.
Toshiba is a big name in the electronics world with all sorts of devices from cameras to computers and storage products. The company has filled out its storage line a bit more with the introduction of the Canvio portable hard drive this week.
When it comes to storage for our computers and other devices consumers and manufacturers are always looking for higher capacities and more speed. To add more storage capacity to hard drives, drive makers need new construction methods that allow for increased areal densities.
Seagate is one of the biggest makers of storage products on the planet. The company has a full range of external solutions for consumers as well as internal HDDs for notebooks, desktops, and enterprise storage. The company has a new SAS 3.5-inch HDD for enterprise use that it claims to be the first for the industry.
The benefits of a SSD are apparent to most of us with less power consumption, better performance, and quieter operation. Moving to a SSD does pose some issues for existing computers though like having to migrate all your data and reinstall the OS and software. The typical SSD also lacks the storage space most of us need.