News tagged with hard disk

What Comes After Hard Drives?

( -- The ability to store and retrieve data is an important component of today's computers, as well as other modern electronic devices such as cell phones, video game consoles, and camcorders. Since their invention ...

dateOct 23, 2009 in Hardware feature
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Million-year storage solution is set in stone

( -- A sapphire hard disk can last one million years and resolve a problem worrying archaeologists. Thursday, Patrick Charton of the French nuclear waste management agency ANDRA, presented a way out of data storage ...

dateJul 13, 2012 in Other weblog
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Physicists create new 3D microchip

Scientists from the University of Cambridge have created, for the first time, a new type of microchip which allows information to travel in three dimensions. Currently, microchips can only pass digital information in a very ...

dateJan 30, 2013 in General Physics
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Nanospheres stretch limits of hard disk storage

( -- A new magnetic recording medium made up of tiny nanospheres has been devised by European researchers. The technology may lead to hard disks able to store more than a thousand billion bits of information in ...

dateJun 15, 2010 in Nanophysics
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Toshiba Introduces 320GB 1.8-inch HDD

Toshiba Corporation today introduced a new line up of 1.8-inch HDDs with a maximum capacity of 320GB, the highest yet announced by the industry, targeted at thin and light mobile PCs and portable external hard disk drives. ...

dateNov 05, 2009 in Hardware
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