Just add heat: Seagate harnesses higher temperatures to create faster, high capacity hard drives in the future.
How would you like a tablet with laptop-like storage?
Seagate has just released a completely new version of its wireless hard drive that works almost exactly like we'd fantasized that a wireless hard drive should.
As more of our lives get wrapped up in social media websites, we're getting to the point where mobile devices are allowing us to bypass our home computers completely. Today, Seagate is introducing a new line of backup drives with software that lets you keep all of your social media safe back home, as well as online in the cloud.
Seagate's mobile 4G wireless storage is a hefty little metal sandwich made up of a Verizon 4G modem equipped with a Wi-Fi hotspot a 500 gig HD, and a battery. You and your friends can tether your mobile devices to the drive over Wi-Fi and stream media (including HD movies) to your heart's content.
Chances are, you don't need anywhere near 4TB of hard drive space. But hey, maybe you do. And if you do, Seagate's gonna be the first one to offer it to you.
The GoFlex Satellite from Seagate is the first portable hard drive to include an integrated battery pack plus Wi-Fi that lets you stream 500 gigs of whatever you want directly to your iPad or any other mobile device without plugging in any wires at all.
Seagate has been working on some itty bitty 7 millimeter HDs that are among the thinnest consumer magnetic platter drives in the known universe, and they've stuffed them into some slick new cases including a portable USB-powered dual-drive RAID system.
We've been waiting a long time for solid-state drives to replace standard hard drives, what with their durability and speed being so much better. But they're still just so expensive! The solution? Both a platter drive and a solid-state drive crammed into the same hard drive.
Seagate has made a lot out of USB 3.0, the new, faster standard for USB connectors. However, it's such a new technology that it's not common enough for the company to build it standard into its new GoFlex drives, announced...