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Marc Almond adds vocals to floppy disk drive rendition of classic hit Tainted Love (video)

Marc Almond adds vocals to floppy disk drive rendition of classic hit Tainted Love (video)

By 19 February 2014

Singer Marc Almond has added a vocal track on top of a video of a box of floppy disk drives playing a rendition of Tainted Love. He had a worldwide hit with the song when in Soft Cell and after friends highlighted the original viral clip, he couldn't... >>

Helium doesn't just make balloons and voices go up, now HDD storage goes up too

Helium doesn't just make balloons and voices go up, now HDD storage goes up too

By 4 November 2013

Just when you thought hard disk drives were at the end of their lives as solid state becomes more affordable, Western Digital subsidiary HGST has given its drives new life, by adding helium. The new Ultrastar He6 drives use helium instead of air to increase... >>

Hitachi Touro Mobile Pro pictures and hands-on

Hitachi Touro Mobile Pro pictures and hands-on

By 7 November 2011

We recently reviewed the Hitachi LifeStudio Desk Plus here on Pocket-lint; an external hard disk drive with plenty of bells and whistles, but if you want it simple, small and fast then the Hitachi Touro Mobile Pro could be more up your street.  Simple,... >>

Bravia TV recording with the Sony HD-PG5

Bravia TV recording with the Sony HD-PG5

By 12 July 2011

Sony has announced the arrival of the HD-PG5 external HDD range - an announcement that is much more exciting than you might think. And that's because the Sony HD-PG5 range packs USB HD TV recording features, that work in tandem with certain Bravia TV... >>

Western Digital My Book Studio takes a bite of the Apple

Western Digital My Book Studio takes a bite of the Apple

By 7 July 2011

Western Digital has announced its latest external HDD, the Mac loving My Book Studio - which now comes in a 3TB flavour. The My Book Studio is formatted for use with Apple Mac computers and Apple Time Machines, and the brushed aluminium look will make... >>

iPad streaming with the Seagate GoFlex Satellite - we go hands on

iPad streaming with the Seagate GoFlex Satellite - we go hands on

By 16 May 2011

Storage specialist Seagate has announced its latest external HDD - this one with a heavy emphasis on media streaming - the Seagate GoFlex Satellite. Built with an iPad in mind (although an Android app is coming down the line and you could essentially... >>

Toshiba self-encrypting hard drives wipe files if stolen

Toshiba self-encrypting hard drives wipe files if stolen

By 13 April 2011

Toshiba is on the brink of launching a range of internal self-encrypting hard drives, that automatically invalidate protected data when connected to an unknown host. That means, if you have your drive stolen, it will completely wipe files if inserted... >>

Toshiba introduces sleek HDD StorE duo

Toshiba introduces sleek HDD StorE duo

By 22 March 2011

With the amount of digital data that the average man now has, due to the ever increasing megapixel count on cameras, the need for lossless audio, and the HD revolution, it's becoming ever easier to fill up your computer's internal storage option. And... >>

Back to the Future DeLorean hides 500GB hard drive

Back to the Future DeLorean hides 500GB hard drive

By 25 November 2010

Flash Rods has long offered customised USB flash memory sticks in the shapes of cars, classic and new, but this DeLorean is surely the company's crowning moment. It's a superb scale model of the timeless time machine from Back to the Future, and while... >>

Best external hard drives for your desktop

Best external hard drives for your desktop

By 10 September 2010

The funkier the laptop, the smaller the disc drive. Unless you’re shelling out for some kind of gaming beast, that’s largely the trade off these days. If you want your notebook to look slim and sexy, then it’s unlikely to be able to cope with all... >>