Seagate is unveiling a whole family of 8-terabyte hard disk drives for enterprise applications. The new drives will address markets such as enterprise computers, network-attached storage, and “kinetic hard disk drives.”
The aim is to lower the total cost of ownership for storage in a variety of markets. The Cupertino, Calif.-based storage giant is targeting everyone from small businesses to large enterprises with the portfolio of 8TB drives.
WD, or Western Digital company, announced future availability of My Cloud OS 3. The new operating system supports the 1.6 million My Cloud units already sold and will ship on a new My Cloud product introduced today.
WD’s My Cloud Mirror is available for preorder today with e-tailers and retailers expecting delivery around September 20. The new Mirror model uses two drives in redundant RAID to maximize data protection. The second-generation model ships with an updated processor and increased memory capacity. Western Digital told us that the new Gen 2 models will increase performance up to 2x.
In a wearable preamble to the gadget onslaught that will flood Berlin this week, Samsung’s just outed its latest attempt to win over your wrist-puter heart. It’s the Gear S2, an update to last year’s Galaxy Gear S, which was just too weird to love.
… Comes With Enhanced WiFi And Bluetooth Radio
Nest — the biggest name in the nascent smart home industry and a division of Alphabet, Google’s new corporate structure — is finally upgrading the hardware for its “Learning Thermostat.” On Tuesday, the Palo Alto, Calif.-based business announced the third generation version of its Internet-connected thermostat, which markets itself as being able to learn a user’s temperature preferences and living patterns in order to keep them comfortable while also saving them money on their energy bill.
Rumors of BlackBerry working on an Android-powered handset have been swirling for months. And now, the Web is abuzz with all new images claiming to show the device in action.
Apple is expected to launch its next-generation set-top box next week, and we’re getting a good idea exactly what to expect.
A new report from the usually accurate Mark Gurman of 9to5Mac says the new Apple TV will focus on two major areas: gaming and Siri incorporation.
With its new Apple TV, the company will “actively compete” with gaming consoles from the likes of Microsoft and Sony, the report says.
Linksys WRT1900AC finally drops below the $200 mark to compete with other wifi routers in the same category. I have always been in love with the classic Linksys Blue & Black color combination however, spec-wise, the Asus RT-AC87U is my router of choice.
However, for those wanting to grab the Linksys with it’s new affordable price, now’s your chance.
Normally $299, today $249 (Even Neweggs price at the time of writing is $279). Pretty good deal. Buy it here.