Seagate Adds More Storage To Tiny Hard Drives
Feb 14, 2006, 8:39 AM by (staff)
Seagate has announced it will ship higher capacity one inch hard drives to manufacturers during the third quarter of this year. The new drive increases storage to 12 GB by switching to perpendicular recording technology. The device holds more, but it is physically smaller and uses less power than previous models. Seagate also added shock protection to the drive since it is designed for portable devices. Last month Cornice announced similar drives in 8 and 10 GB sizes.
Google Revamps Gmail, Drive, Hangouts with Businesses in Mind
Google this week made significant change to its core productivity suite, including its email, online storage, and messaging tools. Gmail gains support for add-ons from the G Suite Marketplace, which will let third-party companies create small apps that can hook into an enhance Gmail.
Apple Hit with Class Action Lawsuit Over iPhone Storage
Apple is facing a lawsuit from consumers who feel the company's mobile operating system consumes too high a percentage of the on-board memory. Specifically, the plaintiffs argue, "The discrepancy between advertised and available capacity is substantial and beyond any possible reasonable expectation.
SanDisk to Buy Fusion-io
SanDisk today said it has agreed to buy Fusion-io for $1.11 billion in cash. SanDisk is known for flash-memory drives and memory cards for mobile devices.
T-Mobile's SyncUP Drive Creates In-Car Hotspot
T-Mobile today introduced the SyncUP Drive, a plug-in device for cars that provides connectivity as well as safety and analytics tools. The SyncUP Drive plugs into most cars' OBD-II port and can be used to generate an in-car, rolling hotspot for keeping WiFi devices connected through T-Mobile's LTE network.