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Intel Promises SSD Firmware Fix

Intel promises to issue fix for glitchy SSD Optimizer firmware after update bricks users' drives.


12 Gadgets That Let You Ditch Power Cords, Wires, and Hassles

You can ditch the snake pit of power, audio, and video cords with these 12 gadgets.

The PC World 100: Best Products of 2009

A laptop that recharges wirelessly, a CPU that leaves the competition in the dust, and a top pick that's changing the face of computing--these are just three of the items in our PC World Top 100 list of the best products of the year.

Sony Optical Disc Drive Unit Being Investigated by DOJ

The US DOJ has requested information from Sony regarding its optical disc drive business in what could be the start of an investigation into the industry.

Active Media Ships USB Friendly 2.5-Inch Solid State Drives

New range of 2.5-inch solid-state-drives from Active Media available now.


Trick Out Your Home Office in Style

The coolest office furniture and IT gear — including new releases and celebrated classics — can turn your drab workspace into your dream home office.

American USB 3.0 HDD Debut To Come Courtesy Of Dane-Elec

New external hard-disk and solid-state USB 3.0 drives from Dane-Elec will be first of its type to hit the US.


Iomega Refreshes its StorCenter NAS

The new ix2-200 offers a lot of network storage in a compact package.

Digital Demolition: Hard Drive vs. Flame Thrower!

The ioSafe external hard drive is designed to withstand home catastrophes such as floods and fires. But can it survive the 3000-degree fire cannon?

Buffalo Shipping External USB 3.0 Hard Drives This Month

Buffalo is set to ship a new range of external USB 3.0 hard drives this month.


Prevent PC Meltdown

Analysis: Here's a provocative and practical approach to saving data and improving PCs.

Seagate Unveils a Faster Barracuda

First 6 Gbit/second, 2-terabyte SATA hard drive makes its debut.

Study: Most Storage Devices To Use USB 3.0 By 2012

A recent report details how well upcoming external storage devices will support the faster USB 3.0 standard.


Toshiba Squeezes 160GB Onto 1.8-inch Drive for Handhelds

Toshiba's storage division announced its highest capacity 1.8-inch hard disk drive that can store up to 160GB of data.