News tagged with hard disk

Hard-drive makers see big run-ups on PC recovery hopes

Investors willing to make early bets on the recovery of the PC sector have scored big with Seagate Technology and Western Digital Corp. -- two makers of hard-disk drives that have seen their market values more than triple ...

Sep 25, 2009
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Time to clean up your digital closet

Let's jump ahead 50 years. Imagine your grandchildren are rummaging around in your attic, looking through old boxes and trunks. They discover laptops, hard drives wrapped in cloth, DVDs, and maybe even a real antique: A ...

Aug 05, 2009
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XBox forensics

A forensics toolkit for the Xbox gaming console is described by US researchers in the latest issue of the International Journal of Electronic Security and Digital Forensics. The toolkit could allow law en ...

Apr 30, 2009
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Cloud computing: a new horizon

The outlook is bleak for laptops, hard drives and desktops - clouds are on the horizon and could change the way we use computers forever. For some, the ‘cloud’ is just the latest technological craze, but ...

Apr 16, 2009
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Beating the back-up blues

That sinking feeling when your hard disk starts screeching and you haven't backed up your holiday photos is a step closer to becoming a thing of the past thanks to research into a new kind of computer memory.

Apr 03, 2009
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