storage

LaCie Sphere handcrafted hard drive boasts design by Christofle

LaCie Sphere handcrafted hard drive boasts design by Christofle

Among its other offerings revealed today at CES, LaCie has introduced the hand-crafted Sphere external hard drive, a shiny ball that is at both times retro and modern. The enclosure is circular with a flat base, and there's a stamped logo on the side, the only disruption in the otherwise smooth and polished surface.

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LaCie Fuel 1TB drive offers AirPlay for iPad, iPhone and Mac

LaCie Fuel 1TB drive offers AirPlay for iPad, iPhone and Mac

LaCie has rolled out the red carpet for the Fuel, a sporty external hard drive designed specifically for the iPad, iPhone, and Mac. In addition to being wireless, the Fuel HDD also features AirPlay, hence the Apple-centric customer base. The drive will be available "soon", though the company hasn't specified a hard date. Priced at $199 USD with 1TB capacity.

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Transporter Sync makes a personal cloud out of your external hard drive

Transporter Sync makes a personal cloud out of your external hard drive

If you've ever had the need to store terabytes of data and have those accessible to any and all of your devices, then you had probably taken a look at some services like Dropbox and its kin. However, if you are on a tight budget or are quite conscientious about privacy issues, then the Transporter Sync might offer a better choice.

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Mushkin Atom flash drive packs 32GB into the space of a quarter

Mushkin Atom flash drive packs 32GB into the space of a quarter

Mushkin is a company that has been making computer memory and storage products for a number of years. Mushkin has unveiled a new and very small flash drive that reminds me a lot of the little nano Bluetooth adapters that ship with mice and other computer peripherals. The new flash drive is called the Mushkin Atom.

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NETGEAR ReadyNAS RN102 Review

NETGEAR ReadyNAS RN102 Review

Netgear revealed its ambitious network storage plans early this year, rolling out the red carpet for an eventual launch of a handful of ReadyNAS units that would complement the ReadyNAS Duo v2 that we reviewed in 2011. We got our hands on one of these new units, the ReadyNAS RN102, a 2-bay connected device that offers up to 8TB of storage, which places it a step below the similarly-launched RN104. At about the same price of the Duo v2, the RN102 takes things up a notch in the hardware department, but is it ultimately worth the upgrade? Read our full SlashGear review to find out.

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WD Black2 pairs SSD and HDD for Fusion Drive style flexibility

WD Black2 pairs SSD and HDD for Fusion Drive style flexibility

Western Digital has outed its latest drive, the WD Black2, pairing a sizable chunk of solid-state storage with a more capacious traditional HDD for the best of both worlds. The 2.5-inch drive has 120GB of SSD capacity and 1TB of HDD space, and gives the option of greater control over which data is stored where, unlike existing caching drives or, indeed, Apple's proprietary Fusion Drive system.

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HGST 6TB Ultrastar He HDD is filled with helium

HGST 6TB Ultrastar He HDD is filled with helium

HGST is a hard drive manufacturer that makes storage products for enterprise use and to fit inside desktop computers and more. The company has announced that it is now shipping a new and very unique hard drive aimed at use in data centers around the world. The new hard drive has 6 TB of capacity and is called the Ultrastar He.

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Toshiba MQ02ABF HDD packs 1TB into 7mm profile

Toshiba MQ02ABF HDD packs 1TB into 7mm profile

Toshiba has announced a new storage product designed specifically for thin laptops. The storage product is a hard drive called the MQ02ABF and it uses a traditional 2.5-inch form factor. Despite using a traditional 2.5-inch form factor this is an incredibly thin hard drive with a profile only 7 mm thick.

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Synology DS114, DS214play, and DS414 NAS units introduced

Synology DS114, DS214play, and DS414 NAS units introduced

Synology has introduced three new NAS units, each of which features its own design and specifications while sharing similarities and elements. All three models -- the DS114, the DS214, and the DS414 -- have been launched today, with the DS114 and the DS414 in particular having global shipping starting today. We've a gallery and all the details after the jump.

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Sony increases PS4 hard drive size to 12.5mm for 1.5 TB capacity

Sony increases PS4 hard drive size to 12.5mm for 1.5 TB capacity

German tinkerer website Computer Bild has discovered that the PS4 will use a 12.5mm hard drive dock rather than the 9.5mm spec used in the PS3. This means the PS4 hard drive can be replaced with a 1.5TB SATA hard drive, with even more capacity in the future as developers improve storage densities. This and other discoveries were made when the website acquired a developer console for the next-generation gaming system.

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Samsung HomeSync Android TV box now available

Samsung HomeSync Android TV box now available

Following the look we got at the device back at the Mobile World Congress, Samsung made it known that its Samsung HomeSync would arriving this month, something that has now taken place alongside a video giving a run down of the Android TV box. With the device comes 1TB of integrated storage, as well as support for six devices at once.

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Toshiba Q Series Pro PC Internal SSD upgrade kit debuts

Toshiba Q Series Pro PC Internal SSD upgrade kit debuts

Toshiba has announced a new upgrade kit designed to help computer users get the performance of a SSD inside their computers. The upgrade kit is called the Toshiba Q Series Pro PC Internal SSD. Toshiba promises that the SSD upgrade kit will offer faster boot up and overall performance for the computer.

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