The Mac Fusion Drive, melding SSD and hard drive, sounded like a great idea. But upon learning more this is another flashy Mac feature that won't work well for pro users, due to OS X's aging architecture.
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 messing with computers for over 30 years and selling and marketing data storage for over 20 in companies large and small.
Ricardo Bilton writes for ZDNet's The ToyBox.
Every system uses dynamic random access memory (DRAM), but how good is it? Bad news: not nearly as good as vendors would like us to think. Good news: we're learning.
Apple takes their trademark top-of-the-line approach with the Fusion drive: a 128GB SSD built into a 1 or 3TB hard drive. Suddenly every other hybrid drive looks like old news. And they are.
The flooding in Thailand last year knocked out a quarter of the world's disk drive production capacity, causing shortages and price spikes. But that's all behind us now.
The CD player came out on October 1, 1982. Now, 30 years later, CDs are all but dead, killed by iTunes and MP3s. Is the familiar form factor doomed?
The iPad is only a reboot of Steve Job's original Mac vision of the accessible appliance computer. Don't believe me? Look at the specs.
The Ultrabook is one of the notable fiascos of recent years because of high prices. Can hybrid disk drives fix that?
ZDNet EXCLUSIVE: The Mac gets a 21st century file system. More good news: it's free!
Toshiba continues to push their Resistance RAM (ReRAM) plans. Sampling starts next year with commercial devices in 2015. Is this the beginning of the end for NAND flash?
While network-attached storage devices work with most hard drives, Western Digital wants its new WD Red drive to be consumers' first choice.