Hitachi launches quarter-inch thick Z-series hard drives for ultra-light notebooks and netbooks

While Hitachi-LG Data Storage makes pretty remarkable products as a team (like the recently unveiled HyDrive), Hitachi on its own is making moves in the desktop space, and its latest hard drive offering comes in 26% thinner than its predecessor. Hitachi takes pride in its new Z-series hard drives for having a thickness of just […]

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Asus to adopt recently unveiled Hitachi-LG DS HyDrive tech in next-gen Eee Top PCs

Hitachi-LG Data Storage (HLDS), one of the world’s biggest optical drive manufacturers for desktop PCs and laptops, recently unveiled the world’s first Blu-ray Disc combo drive with a built-in SSD specifically for use in notebooks and other types of portable devices. They’re calling it the HyDrive, and from the looks of it, it just might […]

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LaCie’s latest USB keys would be right at home with the other keys in your pocket

If you’re the kind of person who likes to say “pun intended” during random moments, you might actually like the latest batch of USB keys released by LaCie. Their basic models, called “iamakey” and “itsakey”, are USB 2.0 compatible and offer up to 8GB of storage. Meanwhile, a higher capacity model with an microSDHC card […]

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SSD netbook inclusion sees decrease

A report has been released by DRAMeXchange which highlights the use of SSD memory, or rather the lack of. Since the beginning of the year, more and more netbooks have opted to use HDDs instead of SSDs when it comes to storage. The start of the year saw 70% of netbooks released coming equipped with […]

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Asus to Offer Free 20 Gb Online Storage for Eee PC

According to this report in the Wall Street Journal, Asustek are planning to offer data storage for their customers which will be online storage and will be free of charge. Of course, Asus are the makes of the popular Eee PC so this news is bound to be welcomed by the Eee community. Asus are […]

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