Reports that Seagate is having "random freeze" problems on its new 1.5 TB drives may be more serious than the company has admitted: 1 TB Seagate drives may be affected as well.
Storage is what makes a computer your computer. Robin Harris writes about storage and other tech with a focus on the SOHO/SMB market. And fun stuff, too, like PS3 supercomputers and Google's technology.
Robin Harris has been a computer buff for over 35 years and selling and marketing data storage for over 30 years in companies large and small.
Ricardo Bilton writes for ZDNet's The ToyBox.
The news that Apple has cut Macbook production by 20-30% may not be surprising given the world economy. But when HP reports that their Q3 notebook revenue grew 26% and Mac resellers are offering rebates on the new 'books things have gone very wrong in Cupertino.
Putting flash into disk packaging, while convenient, is sub-optimal. Disk latency is so great that no one worries about adding a few hundred microseconds to an I/O.
Bill Hunt, Blu-ray defender?Over on The Digital Bits blogger Bill Hunt rebukes me for calling Blu-ray dead.
Blu-ray is in a death spiral. 12 months from now Blu-ray will be a videophile niche, not a mass market product.
When it comes to watching DVDs and HD video, bigger is a lot better. Moving from a 50" LCD to a 120" front projector has made me a believer.
The Apple product transition mentioned by Apple's CFO has arrived. Like other industry watchers, Storage Bits looked into its crystal ball to predict what it would look like.
If techies could choose the next President, Obama would win in a landslide. Checking donors from 10 large tech companies, including Apple, Dell, Google and Microsoft, over 90% of the donations support the senator from Illinois.
As part of the occasional series Life in post-Constitutional America I'm pleased to offer a brief primer on How to read your FBI file. It isn't as easy as you'd think, since the FBI has failed several times to create a modern data management system - which may not be a bad thing.
Nielsen's VideoScan service found Blu-ray's video disk market share dropped 13.4% the week of September 14.