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Toshiba 15,000rpm Enterprise 2.5-inch HDD Up to 900GB
12Gb SAS interface
2017.06.16 | Press Release
HDD Makers to Expand in Thailand
Especially Western Digital
2017.06.15 | In Brief
Other HDD Manufacturing Equipments From Seagate in Malaysia for Sale
After closing facilities
2017.06.12 | Press Release
Seagate Game Drive for Xbox Special Edition 2TB-4TB 2.5-Inch HDD
$90 (2TB), $130 (4TB), including one-month (2TB version) or two-month (4TB version) Xbox Game Pass membership.
2017.06.07 | Press Release
HDD Crash at MCC’s Birth/Death Certificates Section
Led to delay in issuance at birth/death certificates.
2017.06.07 | In Brief
Record of 2.4TB by Seagate for 10K 2.5-Inch HDD
15mm, 4 disks, 8 heads, 12Gb SAS, 5-year warranty
2017.06.05 | Press Release
400 Blu-ray Movies Saved on Verbatim 10TB External HDD
2017.05.30 | Press Release
R&D: Measurement of Magnetic Property of FePt Granular Media at Near Curie Temperature
Present methodology will facilitate HAMR media testing.
2017.05.26 | Press Release
R&D: Adaptive Loop Shaping for Wideband Disturbances Attenuation in Precision Information Storage Systems
Evaluation of proposed algorithm performed by experiments on voice-coil-driven flexible positioner system.
2017.05.26 | Press Release
Western Digital Launched 10TB WD Red and Red Pro NAS 3.5-Inch Helium-Based HDDs
$494 for WD Red 10TB NAS, and $533 for WD Red Pro 10TB
2017.05.25 | Press Release
18 NAS HDDs Tested – The
Excellent: Seagate IronWolf 4TB/10TB, Western Digital Red 3TB/6TB/8TB
2017.05.24 | In Brief
R&D: Ultrahigh Index and Low-loss Silicon Rich Nitride Thin Film for NIR HAMR Optics
Thermal optic characterization shows thermal optical coefficient of 2.66 × 10-4 K-1 with stable optical absorption at temperature up to 200°C.
2017.05.24 | Press Release
Six USB External Drives Tested by Trusted Reviews
Winner is Buffalo MiniStation Velocity with SSD.
2017.05.22 | In Brief
DataLocker-Festplatten können via SafeConsole administriert werden German
Zentrale Verwaltung für verschlüsselte Festplatten
2017.05.16 | Press Release
Backblaze Updates Lifetime HDD Failure Rates in 1Q17
Among 17 drives, best result for HGST 4TB HMS5C4040ALE640, worst for WDC 6TB WD30EFRX
2017.05.11 | Press Release
Demartek Evaluates Seagate Enterprise Performance HDDs With Enhanced Cache
Cost effective, high performance alternative to pricey all-flash systems
2017.05.10 | Press Release
NAB: Seagate With Up to 2TB Portable HDD for Mavic Pro Drone
$120, with USB 3.1 Type-C interface
2017.05.02 | Press Release
Toshiba: 8TB Reliable Internal Consumer 3.5-Inch HDD Series for NAS
200MB/s (4TB), 210MB/s (6TB), 240MB/s (8TB), storage for personal, home office and small business use
2017.04.28 | Press Release
Western Digital Began Shipping 12TB Helium HDD
8 disks, 7,200rpm, 12Gb SAS or 6Gb SATA interface, 2.5 million hour MTBF
2017.04.27 | Press Release
diskAshur2 External and Portable Secure HDD/SSD With USB 3.1 by iStorage
PIN authenticated, hardware encrypted portable devics and desktop drives incorporating Enhanced Dual Generating Encryption technology
2017.04.27 | Press Release
NAB: ICS Media MASSter 102 HDD Duplicator From JMR
For on-set and studios needing fast transfer data duplication
2017.04.26 | Press Release
G-Drive USB-C 3.5-Inch External HDD From Western Digital/G-Technology
$450 (10TB), $350 (8TB) and $200 (4TB)
2017.04.21 | Press Release
HDD Manufacturing Equipment From Seagate in Malaysia for Sale
After closing manufacturing facilities
by Jean Jacques Maleval | 2017.04.19 | News
Toshiba 8TB 3.5-Inch MG Series 6Gb SATA HDD Available
For business critical servers and shared storage systems
2017.04.13 | Press Release
Platinum MyDrive mit einer intern verbauten Hitachi 5K500 B-500 mit Head-Crash und Oberflächenschaden German
Datenrettung durch RecoveryLab
2017.04.13 | Press Release
WDC Purple 10TB HDD for Surveillance Applications
2017.04.11 | Press Release
DataLocker senkt Preise für die hardwareverschlüsselten Festplatten der DL3-Produktlinie German
Von 449€ mit 2TB Speicher
2017.04.11 | Press Release
Externe Festplatte WD Scorpio Blue nach Sturz repariert und Daten gerettet German
Von RecoveryLab Magdeburg
2017.04.06 | Press Release
Best External Desktop HDD – engadget
Seagate 4TB Backup Plus Desktop ($160)
2017.03.31 | In Brief
HGST Assigned Eleven Patents
Laminated film-packed HDD for hermetic sealing, read path compensation for SNR and signal transfer, hermetic sealing with high-speed transmission for HDD, HAMR media, anti-reflection waveguide for HAMR recording, suspension, vertically and horizontally weakly coupled perpendicular small grain media, actuator limiters for multiple disk-stack, actuator, producing smooth Ru side gap of damascene writer pole, multi-sensor reader structure having current path with increased size to reduce noise, perpendicular HAMR medium with perovskite oxide intermediate layer
2017.03.27 | In Brief
Toshiba Assigned Eleven Patents
Magnetic disk and method for accessing data sector, and write control, magnetic storage device, storage apparatus, controller, hybrid HDD with improved data retention and limiting dirty data in NAND, R/W control, spiral pitch correction based on micro-jog variation, contact-detecting, manufacturing of HDD, servo writing, head position control
2017.03.24 | In Brief
Curvature to Distribute HDDs in EMEA
SAS drives from 300GB to 4TB "up to 70%" off OEM list pricing
2017.03.23 | Press Release
Drive Duplicator and Eraser by StarTech
$797, for USB flash drives and 2.5/3.5-inch SATA drives
2017.03.23 | Press Release
CEA Assigned Patent
Thermally-assisted magnetic writing device
2017.03.16 | In Brief
Datenretter RecoveryLab konnte Daten erfolgreich wiederherstellen German
Von IBM Travelstar HDD
2017.03.16 | Press Release
Maxtor HDD (Head-Crash) erfolgreich im Recovery Labor wiederhergestellt German
Von RecoveryLab
2017.03.14 | Press Release
Like HGST/WD, Seagate With 12TB Enterprise 3.5-Inch Helium HDD
To be available in June quarter of 2017
by Jean Jacques Maleval | 2017.03.10 | News
More Rigid Molecular Magnets Could Boost HDD Capacity 1000X
Tiny molecules, often comprising only handful of atoms, which display same properties of conventional magnets, such as iron
2017.03.09 | Press Release
Icy Dock: EZ-FIT Trio MB610SP, Triple 2.5-Inch SSD/HDD Bracket for Internal 3.5-Inch Drive Bay
Converts single internal 3.5-inch HDD bay into 3x2.5-inch SSD or HDD slots.
2017.02.27 | Press Release
Capacity of Toshiba 3.5-Inch HDD N300 for NAS Increased to 8TB
2017.02.23 | Press Release
CompTake Technology Assigned Patent
Hard disk and housing
2017.02.17 | In Brief
Toshiba 3.5-Inch MN Series HDDs at 4TB, 6TB and 8TB
6Gb SATA, 7,200rpm, 1,000,000-hour MTTF
2017.02.16 | Press Release
RecoveryLab Datenrettung von Seagate Barracuda German
Head-Crash und weitere Defekte sorgen für Datenverlust.
2017.02.07 | Press Release
18-Month Project Grant of £575,995 for Ilika and Seagate From Innovate UK
To develop photonic materials and processes for HAMR HDD
2017.02.06 | Press Release
Toshiba N300 6TB 3.5-Inch HDDs For NAS
2017.02.03 | Press Release
4TB Toshiba and 8TB HGST HDDs Run Through 2016 Without Single Failure – Backblaze
But Seagate 4TB units with 14% failure rate
2017.02.02 | Press Release
Six Best External USB 2.5-Inch HDDs
Test by Trusted Reviews
2017.02.02 | In Brief
Datarecovery Datenrettung German
Daten sicher vernichten, Festplatte mit Hammer
2017.01.31 | Press Release
Hutchinson Assigned Patent
HDD suspension assembly having partially flangeless load point dimple
2017.01.30 | In Brief
Cheung Woh Technologies Assigned Patent
Forming HDD base plate with extended height
2017.01.27 | In Brief
Seagate With 1TB/2TB Enterprise Capacity 3.5-Inch HDD v5.1
6Gb SATA interface, 2 disks, 2 and 4 heads
2017.01.25 | Press Release
Kanguru With Range of Scalable Duplicators
With 23 target HDDs/SSDs or 15 24x DVDs
2017.01.23 | Press Release
RecoveryLab Aachen: Erfolgreiche Datenrekonstruktion von Intenso Memory Home German
Head-Crash: Schadensursache für defekte Toshiba Festplatten
2017.01.17 | Press Release
MiniStation HD-PCFU3-D 2.5-Inch Portable HDD by Buffalo
$80 (1TB) and $100 (2TB)
2017.01.12 | Press Release
LaCie Has Upgraded d2 and Rugged HDDs for Creative Professional Workflows
Starting at $250 for Rugged drive and at $430 for d2 drive
2017.01.12 | Press Release
RecoveryLab: Unternehmer aus Gifhorn atmet auf German
Samsung HD103UJ aus externer Festplatte nach Elektronikschaden rekonstruiert
2017.01.10 | Press Release
Sharkoon: External 2.5-Inch HDD/SSD Case
With USB Type-C connector port
2017.01.06 | Press Release
Top 10 der spannendsten Datenrettungsfälle seit Kroll Ontrack gründung German
Vor 20 Jahren in Deutschland
2017.01.03 | Press Release
Warning Signs That HDD About to Fail – Cardwave
Cryptic messages, strange noises, unexplained disappearances, etc.
2016.12.27 | Press Release
Tandberg Data Increased RDX Cartridges to 4TB
Starting at $599 or €539
2016.12.26 | Press Release
Seagate SSHD mit BSY Fehler erfolgreich wiederhergestellt German
Durch RecoveryLab Datenrettung Berlin
2016.12.26 | Press Release
Transcend: StoreJet 25C3 Slim Portable HDD
1TB or 2TBs with USB 3.0 and backup software
2016.12.23 | Press Release
Datenverluste und Festplattendefekte durch Überspannung werden unterschätzt German
Von Datarecovery
2016.12.21 | Press Release
Will Spinning Disks Be Around in 2020? – Kroll Ontrack
239% increase in number of hybrid drives needing data recovery since 2014
2016.12.20 | Press Release
HGST Helium-Filled 6TB and 8TB HDDs With 2.5 Million Hours MTBF
One million units deployed
2016.12.19 | Press Release
Record Capacity for HDD: 12TB on He12 by Western Digital With PMR in 1H17, Then Coming 14TB with SMR
And NVMe PCIe SSD available in 2.5-inch and half-height, half-length form factors up to 7.68TB
2016.12.08 | Press Release
Portable Dual-Drive RAID Solution Mercury Elite Pro Dual Mini From OWC
$229 (1TB) to $330 (4TB) with HDD, $239 (240GB) to $799 (2TB) with SSD, $80 for drive enclosure kit
2016.12.08 | Press Release
Verbatim Store ‘n’ Save HDD: 8TB Desktop 3.5-Inch and 4TB 2.5-Inch Portable
From £90 (2TB) to £266 (8TB) for desktop, £159 for portable modell
2016.12.08 | Press Release
Seagate Duet: Cloud-Syncing Portable HDD for Amazon Drive
$100 1TB 2.5-inch drive with one free year of Amazon Drive unlimited storage
2016.12.02 | Press Release
Datenretter gelingt Datenwiederherstellung von Seagate SSHD mit speziellem Firmware-Problem German
Von Datarecovery
2016.11.29 | Press Release
Datarecovery Datenrettung: Wechselnde Temperaturen sorgen für Feuchtigkeit in HDDs und anderen Datenträgern German
Akklimatisation sorgt für Schutz gegen Kondenswasser-Schäden an HDD und Notebooks.
2016.11.28 | Press Release
WDLabs With Third Generation PiDrive for Raspberry Pi Users
$37.50 for 375GB, $29 for 250GB on HDD, and $19 for 64GB for flash drive version
2016.11.24 | Press Release
Seagate 10TB IronWolf Pro 3.5-Inch HDD for NAS
Adopted by Qnap and Synology
2016.11.23 | Press Release
Trustees of University of Pennsylvania Assigned Patent
Protecting magnetic information storage media
2016.11.23 | In Brief
Seagate 5TB Mobile Drive ($190 in USA – or €310 in Europe!)
Integrating Barracuda internal drive at 1TB per disk and five platters
2016.11.22 | Press Release
RecoveryLab Datenrettung Würzburg German
Bayerische Student kann nach erfolgreicher Datenrettung wieder auf Seminararbeit zugreifen.
2016.11.21 | Press Release
Magnetism in Non-Magnetic Materials
By researchers from Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
2016.11.14 | Press Release
Seagate Said to Have World’s Fastest HDD
2.5-inch, 15,000rpm, 315MB/s, but only 900GB
2016.10.27 | Press Release | [with our comments]
Western Digital Redesigns My Passport, My Passport for Mac, and My Book HDD Lines
Starting at $80 for Mac portable HDD, at $130 for desktop HDD
2016.10.21 | Press Release
Toshiba Assigned Four Patents
Disk storage device and method for controlling head flying height, low-overhead storage of hibernation file in hybrid disk drive, cache device for HDDs and methods of operations, magnetic disk device and determining method of crossing zone boundary
2016.10.21 | In Brief
Icy Dock: ExpressCage MB326SP-B External 5.25-Inch Bay
For six 2.5-inch SAS/SATA HDD/SSD hot-swap cage
2016.10.20 | Press Release
Western Digital/HGST Ships 10 Million Helium-Filled HDDs Since 2013
Corresponding to 76EB of storage capacity
2016.10.18 | Press Release
World Record for 2.5-Inch HDD by Seagate: 5TB
BarraCuda 15mm high, 5,400rpm, 6Gb SATA, 5 disks, 10 heads
2016.10.17 | Press Release | [with our comments]
R&D: Flexible Magnetic Reading/Writing System With HAMR
As means to temporarily reduce coercivity of medium during writing
2016.10.17 | Press Release
Seagate Backup Plus Hub for Digital Needs Available in Australia
AU$419 for 8TB
2016.10.11 | Press Release
R&D: Electro-Thermal Actuator and Lever System Keeps HDD Recording Heads on Track
System achieving milestone in micro-positioning
2016.09.28 | Press Release
LaCie Rugged 2.5-Inch HHD With USB-C
$140 (1TB), $180 (2TB), and $250 (4TB)
2016.09.15 | Press Release
inodyn NewMedia Assigned Patent
Selective shingled magnetic recording scheme
2016.09.14 | In Brief
R&D: Physical Model for Predicting Off-Track Capability in Perpendicular Recording
By Western Digital
2016.09.12 | Press Release
IBM and National University of Singapore Assigned Patent
Fabricating graded media
2016.09.06 | In Brief
Teradyne Introduces 10-Bit Waveform Generator LAN And PRML Device Testing Solution
Offered on Catalyst and A5 family test systems
2016.09.02 | Press Release
HDD Noises Could Betray Sensitive Data

2016.08.17 | In Brief
WD Gold HDD Capacity at 10TB
For $849
2016.08.10 | Press Release
R&D: Acoustic Annoyance Study of HDD for Laptop
Psychoacoustic metrics have close relationship with HDD noise annoyance and different age groups.
2016.08.03 | Press Release
R&D: Simulations of Particle Trajectories in HDDs Considering Trapping Criterion
Particles, which can intrude into air bearing, is one of most common factors in failure of disk drives.
2016.08.02 | Press Release
Seagate Now With Portfolio of 10TB HDDs Dubbed Guardian Series
For desktop, NAS and surveillance
2016.07.26 | Press Release
R&D: Smallest HDD to Date Writes Information Atom by Atom
500Tb per square inch, "500 times better than HDD currently available"
2016.07.25 | Press Release
Toshiba Assigned Seven Patents
HDD and rewrite processing, disk storage apparatus and storage, TAMR device, erase coarse guide spiral-based in-drive erase process, high-frequency assisted magnetic recording device, magnetic disk apparatus, manufacturing HDD
2016.07.15 | In Brief
R&D: Next HDDs Could Be Based on Combination of Technologies Developed by A*STAR Researchers
Increasing performance by stacking data and tracking bits in separate layers
2016.07.07 | Press Release
Digitrade Festplatte RS256 mit 4TB German
Mehr Daten sicher archivieren
2016.07.06 | Press Release