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No self-respecting drive head wants to travel further than is strictly necessary to fetch that bloody MP3 you just clicked. That's why Hitachi's effort to cram 1TB onto a single platter with a cosy 569 gigabits per square inch makes a lot of sense: it reduces the distance between chunks of data,...

September 6th 2011 at 2:44pm 0 Comments
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Seagate announced late Sunday that it would immediately begin shipping its new Lyrion hard drive -- the corporate moniker for its single-platter 60GB 1.8-inch hard drive -- worldwide. The drive is only 5 millimeters (0.19 inches) thick and gets its write on using that snazzy perpendicular tech we've...

January 8th 2007 at 10:45am 0 Comments