Hard drive

05.30.15
Which portable hard drives are worth buying?
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05.30.15

Which portable hard drives are worth buying?

With all our computers, phones and cameras, we create a lot of data. And while there are plenty of...

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05.12.14
Backblaze: Hard drive temps don't affect failure rates
05.12.14

Backblaze: Hard drive temps don't affect failure rates

The storage wizards at Backblaze have been analyzing the statistics on drive failures in their hug...

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03.07.14
How to create a data recovery external drive
03.07.14

How to create a data recovery external drive

I knew something was wrong when I booted my 2012 MacBook Pro, walked away to get coffee and returned...

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01.31.14
Backblaze stats on 27,000 hard drives show which ones keep on ticking
01.31.14

Backblaze stats on 27,000 hard drives show which ones keep on ticking

When your business value proposition is delivering inexpensive, reliable cloud backup for thousand...

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12.05.13
Do enterprise-rated drives really hold up better? Backblaze finds the truth
12.05.13

Do enterprise-rated drives really hold up better? Backblaze finds the truth

Last month we covered a study by online backup provider Backblaze in which the company looked at s...

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11.12.13
Backblaze answers the question 'How long do hard drives last?'
11.12.13

Backblaze answers the question 'How long do hard drives last?'

Backblaze knows storage. The online backup company uses more than 25,000 spinning hard drives at a...

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06.03.13
Western Digital ships 7mm WD Blue, world's thinnest 1TB hard drive
06.03.13

Western Digital ships 7mm WD Blue, world's thinnest 1TB hard drive

Move over, Seagate -- there's a new sheriff in slimtown. Not content to introduce the first 5mm th...

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01.09.13
Western Digital ships upcoming WD Black hybrid drives to OEMs
01.09.13

Western Digital ships upcoming WD Black hybrid drives to OEMs

As devices get thinner and thinner, there's no place in the world for chunky hard drives, and to t...

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11.03.12
A*STAR unveils 5mm-thick hybrid hard drive, touts affordability and improved energy efficiency
11.03.12

A*STAR unveils 5mm-thick hybrid hard drive, touts affordability and improved energy efficiency

Move over, Western Digital. A*STAR's Data Storage Institute (DSI) has developed its own 5mm-thick...

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