- OUTSIDE THE BOX. S.S. // PC World;May2002, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p16
Focuses on portable computer devices such as rewritable compact disc drives and hard drives. Way that portable devices attach to a computer; Other options for portable storage.
- SMART STORAGE. Perenson, Melissa J. // PCWorld;Jan2002, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p105
Presents an evaluation of several computer storage disk drives and devices. Advice on how to choose a storage device; Description of hard drives, optical storage devices and miniature storage devices; Features; Costs; Ratings. INSET: WHERE ARE THEY NOW?.
- Hard Drive Storage Gets Small, Demand Grows Large. Olenick, Doug // TWICE: This Week in Consumer Electronics;7/11/2005, Vol. 20 Issue 14, p42
This article focuses on the plans of vendors to fill the computer market with storage for devices that never before held a hard drive. Having too much storage capacity for a desktop computer or notebook computer is no longer an issue, even with vendors rolling out external hard drives with half...
- Hard disk drives become more affordable. // Storage Magazine;May2008, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p8
The article offers a look at the price status of hard disk drives in May 2008. Prices have softened in almost all of the categories. Prices of hard disk drive dropped across the board, with 750GB SATA drives garnering the biggest decline, down nearly $30 in the past months. Prices of tape drive...
- STORAGE BEAT. Michaels, Philip // Macworld;Nov2003, Vol. 20 Issue 11, p24
Presents two computer external storage devices introduced in November 2003. Ascent XHD 800 from Akumen; Maxtor One-Touch from Maxtor.
- THE REAL DEAL. Cignoli, Christine // Storage Magazine;Aug2008, Vol. 7 Issue 6, p10
The article presents an update on the price of several storage devices. The 146 gigabytes (GB) hard drives saw an estimated 6% price increase. Overall pricing of Serial Access Storage (SAS) dropped $33 since March 2008, despite the fact SAS prices rose minutely. Prices for linear tape open-3...
- STORAGE BEAT. // Macworld;Apr2005, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p22
This article provides information on several computer storage products. Drive Genius, from ProSoft Engineering, is a suite of utilities which optimizes, rebuilds, tests, benchmarks, initializes, partitions, and duplicates hard drives. Mahana II FW800, from TikiMac, is an external hard drive...
- Fujitsu Develops Optical Element for Thermal Assisted Magnetic Recording. // International Journal of Micrographics & Optical Technology;2006, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p3
The article reports that Fujitsu Computer Products of America has developed a multi-layered optical element for thermal assisted magnetic recording. The technology will enable the successful operation of one terabit per square inch recording technology for hard disk drives. It will also address...
- IT'S REALLY BIG: NEW 400GB DRIVE. Mainelli, Tom // PCWorld;Jun2004, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p26
The article evaluates the Deskstar 7K400 desktop hard drive from Hitachi. The 7200-rpm Serial ATA hard drive comes with an 8 megabyte buffer and 400 gigabytes (GB) of storage. The $400 drive also features improved digital-media handling capabilities. It performs exceptionally well on standard...