Category Archives: Storage

Seagate Starts Suing Solid State Drive Makers

Looks like Seagate is starting up the lawsuits against flash memory-based Solid State Drives (SSDs, you know, the new wonderdrives going into a lot of small laptops, such as the MacBook Air or ThinkPad X300). A few weeks ago, we … Continue reading

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Seagate CEO Comments on Solid State Drives, Potential Lawsuit

In an interesting article over at Fortune Magazine, the CEO of Seagate, Bill Watkins, had some interesting comments about Solid State Drives (SSDs), Seagate, Western Digital, Intel and laptops like Apple’s MacBook Air: But the key thing, Watkins argues, is … Continue reading

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Announced: Samsung 2.5″ 500GB Spinpoint M6

Looks like Samsung is joining Fujitsu in the 500GB Club. One difference – more platters and the Fujitsu runs at 4200rpm versus the Samsung’s 5400rpm. The new Samsung offering is called the Samsung Spinpoint M6. They also announced a new … Continue reading

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Fujitsu’s New 2.5″ 500GB SATA Drive

Yes, you read that right. Fujitsu is coming out with a 500GB 2.5″ Serial ATA (SATA) hard drive. Specifications of the MHZ2 BT drive – 1.8W – 4200rpm – 3.0GB/s – 8MB Cache No word on when these will roll … Continue reading

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HP Announces 64GB SSD Options for 2510p and 2710p

HP has announced that they will make 64GB Solid-State Drives/Disks (SSD – flash-memory based storage) avaialble as options for the HP Compaq 2510p and the HP Compaq 2710p ultraportable laptops (or in the case of the 2710p, a Tablet PC/Laptop). … Continue reading

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