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Tag: Hard Drive

Seagate Drive Hub for Xbox One Review: Flawless Performance for Gamers

Seagate Drive Hub for Xbox One Review: Flawless Performance for Gamers
We’ve had an Xbox One in my house since the console launched a few years back, and as most penny pinchers do, we bought the console with the smallest amount of storage space available. At the time, downloading games wasn’t very high on our radar and we figured we would…

Hard Drive Starship Enterprise: Disk Space, The Final Frontier

Hard Drive Starship Enterprise: Disk Space, The Final Frontier
Between its circular bridge and oblong warp nacelles, the Starship Enterprise is one of the most iconic spaceships in the history of science fiction. Whether you love the NCC-1701 in its original or its many other variants, they all share these common elements. But if you ask me, the NCC-1701-A…
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The Floppotron Plays “Eye of the Tiger”

The Floppotron Plays “Eye of the Tiger”
Survivor’s Eye of the Tiger will always be associated with Rocky III. After all, it was the theme song for 1982 boxing flick, in which Sly throws down with Mr. T. Given its era, it only make sense that the track would sound pretty darned good played on old computer…

Using Disk Drives and 3D Printers as MIDI Musical Instruments

Using Disk Drives and 3D Printers as MIDI Musical Instruments
We’ve seen floppy drives and hard drives used to make music, but laurens.weyn’s Unconventional Instrument Orchestra can use “pretty much anything with steppers, or anything that makes noise on a signal pulse as percussion.” That includes hard drives, and floppy drives along with 3D printers, CNC machines and even doorbells.…

Dogs Trained to Sniff out Storage Devices: Scentsitive Data

Dogs Trained to Sniff out Storage Devices: Scentsitive Data
The security dog training firm Tactical Detection K9 has an unorthodox and cute way to find all the thumb drives and microSD cards you’ve misplaced. The company recently started training dogs that can find storage devices by scent. Speaking with IB Times, Tactical Detection K9 said it had scientists isolate…

HDDWatch Reformats 1″ Hard Drive into a Wristwatch

HDDWatch Reformats 1″ Hard Drive into a Wristwatch
We’ve featured a variety of clocks made from hard drives. It turns out you can make a wristwatch out of a hard drive as well. Watchmaker Jean Jerome used the obsolete 1″ hard drive aka Microdrive as the base for his HDDWatch. Jean got the idea for HDDWatch from a…

LaCie Fuel 2TB iPad Storage Device Packs Plentiful Space on the Go

LaCie Fuel 2TB iPad Storage Device Packs Plentiful Space on the Go
LaCie rolled out a new wireless storage device aimed at iPad users that need to offload content without deleting it. The original LaCie Fuel had 1TB of storage inside. It has now doubled the capacity of that drive with a new 2TB version available.…

Datainer Modular Storage Device Organizer: Storage for Storage

Datainer Modular Storage Device Organizer: Storage for Storage
Where do you store your extra hard drives? In boxes? In a drawer somewhere? How about your flash drives and SD cards? If you’re having trouble tracking or protecting your storage devices, check out Datainer. Designed by Burkhard Bürgerhoff, Datainer is a family of drawers and cases that makes it…

F1 Car Made from Hundreds of Hard Drives

F1 Car Made from Hundreds of Hard Drives
This F1 race car is a bit unusual. It is made from hundreds and hundreds of hard drives and that makes it look pretty awesome. Can you believe that those curves all come from hard drive parts? It was created by Western Digital’s Rob Ryan in a stunning bit of…

PE Secure External Hard Drive Locks Down Your Secret Files

PE Secure External Hard Drive Locks Down Your Secret Files
There are plenty of ways to secure your ahem naughty files, from using hidden folders and strange names, but if you’re really paranoid, you might have to do even more. The PE Secure Hard Drive takes securing your files to the next level, going beyond password and encryption technologies.…

Case Turns Your iPhone into a Hard Drive

Case Turns Your iPhone into a Hard Drive
Obviously, there’s no way a phone case can transform your iPhone into an actual hard drive – unless, well, it actually comes packed with a spare disk drive on the back. However, it’s way easier to give your smartphone the appearance that it is an actual hard drive, at least…

Shadow of the Colossus External Hard Drive Doesn’t Store a Colossal Amount of Data

Shadow of the Colossus External Hard Drive Doesn’t Store a Colossal Amount of Data
Best. External. Hard drive. Enclosure. Ever. Shadow of the Colossus is a little long in the tooth, sure. But anyone who has played it has a lot of love for the title. Packing in amazing gameplay and a great story, fans are passionate about it. And Redditor foxfoxwaltz loved it…

ioSafe Solo G3 Hard Drive: It’s So Rugged, It Might Outlast You

ioSafe Solo G3 Hard Drive: It’s So Rugged, It Might Outlast You
It’s always good to add some redundancy to your computer system. When a hard drive fails, it’s always problematic trying to restore lost data. It’s even worse when you are faced with a natural disaster, such as a fire, a flood – or the apocalypse. That’s why you need a…

Hard Drive Clock Spins the Time onto Your Wall

Hard Drive Clock Spins the Time onto Your Wall
This isn’t the first time I’ve seen a clock made from a spinning hard drive, but this is the first time that I’ve seen one you can actually purchase for yourself.…

Western Digital Amps Up Storage of My Book Live Duo to 8TB

Western Digital Amps Up Storage of My Book Live Duo to 8TB
For some people, 8TB might sound like a lot of storage, but depending on your data usage (*cough* BitTorrent *cough*), it might be just the right amount. I know that I could use a RAID storage device like this one on my workstation desk. The Western Digital My Book Live…

Western Digital 4TB Hard Drive Gives You More Storage Than You Ever Thought You Needed

Western Digital 4TB Hard Drive Gives You More Storage Than You Ever Thought You Needed
Western Digital has announced a new high-capacity hard drive that slots into its existing Black series lineup. The hard drive should offer more than enough capacity for all ofyour torrented episodes of Doctor Who and your cat memes. The new WD4001FAEX hard drive has a whopping 4TB of storage capacity.…
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