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Tag: Hard Drive

Strobeshnik Hard Drive Clock Tells Time Perfectly Once It Spins Up to Speed

Strobeshnik Hard Drive Clock Tells Time Perfectly Once It Spins Up to Speed
Check out this cool clock made from an old hard drive. Built by modder Svofski, the clock tells time on the face of the hard drive’s rapidly spinning platter. The Strobeshnik hard drive clock uses a stroboscopic effect to make it look like the numbers of the clock are persistent on the face of the drive platter – which Svofski galvanically etched to make the cool cutout numbers.

Get 1tb of Storage for You Xbox or PS3 With Datel’S Space Dock

Get 1tb of Storage for You Xbox or PS3 With Datel’S Space Dock
Upgrading the hard drive in your Xbox 360 or PS3 can get pricey. The upcoming Datel Space Dock lets you expand your storage by as much as 1TB using an off-the-shelf hard drive. There are two versions coming out, one for PS3 and the other for Xbox 360.

Xbox 360 Hard Drives Get a Colorful Makeover

Xbox 360 Hard Drives Get a Colorful Makeover
Looking for a way to give your Xbox 360 a little extra pizazz? While I’ve seen plenty of colorful Xbox 360 case replacements, I can’t say that I’ve come across much in the way of hard drive color mods.

Old Vhs Tapes Turned Into Slightly Less Old Hard Drives

Old Vhs Tapes Turned Into Slightly Less Old Hard Drives
Need some additional storage for your computer? Then you might want to check out these wacky hard drives, fashioned out of old VHS tapes. Sure, VHS tape tech is definitely obsolete, but aren’t hard drives on their way out too?

The Desk Casemod: a Desktoptobottom Computer

The Desk Casemod: a Desktoptobottom Computer
While integrating a computer into a desk isn’t exactly an original idea, Will Urbina’s “The Desk” casemod is (literally) flashy and makes no effort whatsoever to hide the fact that the desk itself is the computer.

Lacie Starck External Hard Drives: Products of a Love Affair. No Seriously.

Lacie Starck External Hard Drives: Products of a Love Affair. No Seriously.
Computer hardware specialist LaCie celebrates its 20th anniversary with the introduction of their latest line of external hard drives designed by the world-famous Philippe Starck. Starck describes his design for the hard drives as powerful magma that’s been captured and protected.

Hard Drive Clock is the Most Beautiful Hard Drive Clock Ever

Hard Drive Clock is the Most Beautiful Hard Drive Clock Ever
This wouldn’t be the first time I’ve seen a clock fabricated from an old hard drive. But this is by far the most amazing, dramatic hard drive clock you’ll see today. Or any day for that matter.

Hey! You Got Your Hard Drive in My Game Boy!

Hey! You Got Your Hard Drive in My Game Boy!
Man, the classic, brick-sized Nintendo Game Boy sure gets a lot of love in the modding/hacking community. Like that retro-tacular iPhone case we showed you a few days ago. Or this Game Boy that someone managed to shove a 80GB SATA hard drive into.

NES Cartridge Hard Drives Could Store Every 8-Bit Game Ever Made

NES Cartridge Hard Drives Could Store Every 8-Bit Game Ever Made
Here’s a great external hard drive for fans of the original Nintendo Entertainment System. These NES cartridges have had their guts ripped out and replaced with high-capacity modern hard drives. The guys over at 8-Bit Memory take retro NES carts and retrofit them with USB hard drives that you can use with any modern PC or Mac.

Western Digital 1tb USB Powered External Hard Drive: What More Could You Ask for?

Western Digital 1tb USB Powered External Hard Drive: What More Could You Ask for?
Western Digital recently introduced the Essential SE edition of their popular My Passport USB-powered external hard drives. The My Passport Essential SE comes in two sizes, 750GB and 1TB, with the same slim and simple case as the other My Passport drives.

Mintpass Popsicle Hard Drives Store Creamy, Delicious Memories

Mintpass Popsicle Hard Drives Store Creamy, Delicious Memories
Yum. This popsicle-shaped hard drive looks good enough to eat. Unfortunately, magnetic platters and circuit boards don’t taste very good. I speak from personal experience. Currently a concept design from Korean design firm mintpass, this portable storage device is called the “Mint Hard”, which, as it turns out is supposed to be quite funny in Korea, as the word “hard” is also used to refer to an ice cream bar.

From My Book to Fake Book: Stealth Hard Drive

From My Book to Fake Book: Stealth Hard Drive
Western Digital may plaster the name “My Book” onto a line of hard drives, but that doesn’t mean they are actual books, or really, that they even resemble books. But that doesn’t mean they can’t, so long as you’re willing to apply a little elbow grease.

Century 3-in-1 USB Dock Almost Turns Your Netbook Into a Laptop

Century 3-in-1 USB Dock Almost Turns Your Netbook Into a Laptop
While it can’t do anything about your netbook’s tiny screen and weak processor, Century’s 3-in-1 USB dock does add 2 USB ports and a Panasonic DVD/CD burner combo drive, as well as a couple of extra features that laptops don’t have.

Seagate Replica: the Most Appropriately-Named Gadget in the World

Seagate Replica: the Most Appropriately-Named Gadget in the World
Seagate recently announced their take on Apple’s Time Machine + Time Capsule combo: an external hard drive that provides effortless automated backups. The backup device is called Replica, which is both what it makes and also what it is.

Lacie 5big Network Drive Looks Like Hal 9000’S Brother

Lacie 5big Network Drive Looks Like Hal 9000’S Brother
Designer Neil Poulton got the inspiration for the domed glowing light on the outside of his latest hard drive design from the red light on the face of HAL 9000, the infamous computer from 2001: A Space Odyssey.

LED Hard Drive Clock Lights Up the Night

LED Hard Drive Clock Lights Up the Night
Hardware hacker Ian Matthew decided to see if he could turn a hard drive into a clock. But this isn’t one of those lazy designs where you just stick some clock hands through a hard drive platter.