Hard Drive

MacBook Pro: Faster Processor With More Robust Video Chip

Apple has tweaked its MacBook Pro line with faster processors and more robust video chips. The 13-inch model costing US$1,199 now packs a 2.4GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 processor and a 500GB, 5400RPM hard drive. Moreover, the $1,499 model comes with a 2.8GHz Core i7 and a 750GB, 5400RPM hard drive. Similarly, the 15-inch MacBook

Mac Companion Hard Drive Has iOS Port

Iomega has introduced its Mac Companion Hard Drive, styled to match the latest Mac computers equipped with a port to charge your iPad, iPhone and iPod. Initially offered only at Apple stores, Iomega’s Mac Companion Hard Drive has the following features: A 2TB or 3TB model (US$195 and $295, respectively) with two Firewire 800 interfaces

Is Your Mac Randomly Showing Boot Menu On Startup?

The boot menu included in Mac systems is quite convenient, especially if you manage multiple operating systems on your computer or if you need to boot to a different boot volume. To activate the boot menu, as the system starts up you only need to hold the Option key after hearing the system’s boot chimes,

Extending MacBook Pro Speed And Capacity With Dual Drive Upgrades

It is confirmed that when compared to a mechanical hard drive, the new solid state drive (SSD) technology is by far superior in terms of speed. However, price may be a limiting factor for upgrading as SSD is extremely expensive, one option could be to create a hybrid SSD environment to give yourself the best

A Visual Depiction of Evolution of Data Storage

(Image Credit: “Evolution of Storage” by Curtiss Spontelli | CC) We consume an amazing amount of data, but we also store an equally impressive amount of data as well, and if you think back to not too long ago, we were having to deal with floppy disks and zip drives and who knows what else. Oh how