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External hard drives are useful for storing gigabytes of data, but what if you drop the little guy and lose everything? Well, you could purchase Western Digital’s $30 Nomad case, rugged enough for drops and debris. More »

A deal has been confirmed for Western Digital to pay $4.3 billion for its counterpart at Hitachi. Western Digital’s name would be kept, with the appointment of Steve Milligan, currently president and CEO of Hitachi Global Storage Technologies, just round the corner. More »

The news of computer hardware company Seagate rejecting an offer of over $7.5 billion by rival company Western Digital shocked many. It was revealed that the offer was made back in October and Western Digital even proposed to offer from ten to fifty percent payment more than TPG Capital. More »

With all the HD downloads available on the Internet, 500GB Hard drives seems too small nowadays and if you are in need of a new hard drive perhaps an external one, check out Western Digital’s upcoming 3TB External HDD, the ‘My Book Essential‘ which is equipped with USB 3.0 with a 5 Gb/s maximum transfer speed. More »

May is going to be so memorable for Ziggytek that we’re giving away one Western Digital My Book Studio 2TB external hard drive. You’ll need that much space, that’s how memorable May will be for us. Entering to win is simple: More »

From Ningin: In most American high schools, May is the time to bust out the yearbooks, go to prom and maybe say your final goodbyes. Everything done this month has to be memorable. It’s no different at Mixr High. Only, we’re not saying goodbye to you — nor are we an actual high school. We’re also probably won’t go to prom with you if you ask us. (We’ll sign your yearbooks though.) We just want you to have a Memorable May with Mixr. More »

I commend One Laptop Per Child for its vision, but there are quite a few design and concepts about its program and laptop that I would change. Here is my idea: an advanced e-reader/simplified notebook device at $299 shared by two children. More »

Western Digital added a trio of new external hard drives to their line of My Book and My Passport external hard drives today.

First up, we have the new My Passport Elite. This portable hard drive comes with either a 640GB, 500GB, 400GB, 320GB or 250GB 2.5″ SATA hard drive built in. It features continuous backup, 256-bit hardware based encryption and WD SmartWare software that lets you visually manage your data. Western Digital has also styled this drive differently than previous models with a curvier, more elegant design and a four bar capacity gauge. More »

Buffalo is joining Seagate and Western Digital in a portable on the go external hard drives competition. Buffalo’s new lineup comes in three colors - black, red and white with upto 500 GB capacity.

The Buffalo drives are about the size of a small paperback book and come with a USB cable that wraps inside when not in use.

These small yet flashy looking hard drives will cost around $200 and will be available in August.

(via slipperybricks)

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