Seagate today announced the new Gears of War 4 Special Edition Game Drive for Xbox. It is basically a 2TB portable hard drive that is designed in collaboration with Xbox and The Coalition. It complements the battle-worn design of Gears of War 4 edition consoles, controllers and accessories. It also comes with two Gear Packs to help your […]
G-Technology this week introduced several new models of its G-Drive and G-RAID products with Thunderbolt 1, USB 3.0 or Thunderbolt 2 soltions. These are direct attached storage (DAS) devices, based on the latest hard drives featuring 10 TB capacity. Show More Summary
I know, I know. That pathetic 4TB hard drive just isn't cutting it for storing your collection of rare memes. You've had to use an external drive, or shudder Dropbox to handle the overflow. But never fear! For the surprisingly low price...Show More Summary
ReadyBoost has been around since the days of Windows Vista. It is a little known Windows feature that can use external USB flash drives (or SD cards or CF cards), as a hard disk cache to speed up disk read performance. As we will explore in this article, there are times when ReadyBoost can be […] The post Speed up Your Computer with ReadyBoost appeared first on Hardware Secrets.
As a MacBook owner, USB-C peripherals are still a little hard to come by, but the accessory situation has improved significantly over the past year. One of the latest USB-C-centric peripherals to hit the scenes is an external bus-powered hard drive from the folks over at G-Technology. Show More Summary
It's common knowledge that solid state hard drives are better than mechanical drives, simply due to how they are constructed and operate. That said, you shouldn't throw away old drives. Deploy an external casing or dock, re-use the drives and expand your storage space by however many GBs you have at hand in those old spinning wonders. ...
For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, Amazon has the WD 1TB WD Elements Portable USB 3.0 Hard Drive for just $55.60 plus free shipping. That’s 31% off on the drive’s regular list price of $80.99. WD Elements portable storage with USB 3.0 offers reliable, high-capacity storage to go, ultra-fast data transfer rates, universal […]
Western Digital last week introduced several new members to its My Passport family of external hard drives. The new portable external HDDs can store up to 4 TB of data, an improvement over previous-gen portable storage solutions from the company. Show More Summary
When it comes to getting your body in shape, there are internal and external motivation factors that need to be in place for us to care about reaching a goal. Going to the gym is hard enough, but putting in real effort once you get there is another story entirely. Even if you have gym buddies, you don’t always give it your all on a track or at the gym....
Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications. TODAY’S CAN’T MISS DEALS: Save nearly 20% on Apple’s latest 13-inch MacBook Air 1.6GHz/8GB/256GB: $970 (Reg. Show More Summary
If you think your drive just went bad and it could simply be a software issue, use DiskPart on Windows 10 to fix it. When you have an external storage drive connected to your Windows 10 PC, such as a USB flash drive or hard drive, or even an SD Card that isn't working correctly because of data corruption or another serious issue. Show More Summary
Last summer Microsoft announced that the Xbox One would receive a feature this year allowing folks to record live TV for free... if you have an external hard drive attached. Unfortunately, that feature has been put "on hold" indefinitely. Show More Summary
For today’s iLounge Deal, we’re offering the Nifty MiniDrive for Macbooks for only $33.99 — that’s 15% off the regular price. Allowing you to add up to 200GB of storage to your MacBook without resorting to a bulky external hard drive,...Show More Summary
After our Windows encryption showdown , reader Jerod passed along this tip to make sure your encrypted volumes, especially external hard drives, in Windows play nicely with other platforms like OS X—just format them as exFAT, and they’ll be mountable, readable, and writable everywhere you go. Read more...
Seagate and Lacie have launched a few new portable hard drives in Australia this past week, and they’re all designed for the future. Like the new Seagate Innov8, two new Lacie drives — including one for an eye-watering $2400 — are built around superfast USB 3.1 Gen 2, with built-in power and reversible data connectors. More »
You're finally upgrading to a new P.C., or you're getting rid of those old external hard drives you found in the storage closet. Maybe you have a ton of dated USB drives you no longer need, now that you're cloud-based. Whatever you do, don't just toss out, sell, or......
Transferring large files from computer to computer can be a time-consuming process when dealing with traditional online sharing services and external storage. You can save a lot of unnecessary time by utilizing "target disk mode." Produced by Justin Gmoser and Graham Flanagan Follow BI Video: On Twitter Join the conversation about this story »
Bus-powered storage devices have traditionally been limited by USB 2.0's power delivery specifications. The low power limit meant that only 2.5" drives (typically with a spindle speed of 5400 RPM) could be placed behind a USB - SATA bridge. Show More Summary
Weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is the weighted average of the costs of all external funding sources for a company. WACC plays a key role in our economic earnings calculation. It is hard to be 100% certain about the exact cost of a company’s capital. Our guiding principle when calculating WACC is that it […]
We tested the Seagate Seven 500 GB portable external hard disk drive, which uses the USB 3.0 interface and is only 7 mm thick. The post Seagate Seven 500 GB External HDD Review appeared first on Hardware Secrets.