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Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex Home Network Storage System Review – NAS At Its Finest

External drives have given rise to NAS (Network-Attached Storage). Accessing and accumulating data at one central location has become all the rage, as HTPC, media streaming, and HDTV-ready devices and technologies have become more affordable, and thus have made the push into the homes of consumers. Our report today will examine the Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex Home Network Storage System and, …

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Toshiba Enters Consumer HDD Market As WD/Hitachi Merger Hangs In The Balance

A little over two months ago, Seagate completed its acquisition of Samsung’s hard drive division, leaving only three major players in the magnetic storage industry. Actually, not quite three, as Toshiba remained as well. The problem was that this veritable “David” wasn’t actually in any position to take on what were the three remaining “Goliaths” of this industry. The reality …

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And Then There Were Three – Seagate Completes Acquisition Of Samsung’s Hard Drive Division

Seagate has announced that it has completed the acquisition of Samsung’s hard drive division. The transaction will go through for $1.4 billion. By gaining Samsung’s assets, Seagate will be sitting pretty in the HDD industry with a 40 percent market share. In 2010, Seagate sold 195.2 million units while Samsung let go of around 66 million units. Included in the …

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First-Generation Seagate Momentus XT For a Low Low $89

Waiting until Christmas, or Boxing Day for a hard-drive bargain? The folks over at Seagate bring it to you two weeks early. The first-generation Momentus XT is on a massive $50 discount via Newegg using the promo code EMCJHJE23 during checkout, with an additional $10 instant discount, for a grand total of $89.99! Seagate recently released the second-generation Momentus XT  …

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Seagate Releases Next-Generation Momentus XT

Seagate has announced the newest version of their Momentus XT, which is in a laptop-friendly 9mmm 2.5 inch form factor. Utilizing Seagates FAST Factor technology and Adaptive Memory, these drives blend HDD capacity and SSD speed in a nice small package. One of the hottest trends right now in Solid State Storage utilization is caching and hybrid devices, yet Seagate …

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