Sony will not allow PlayStation 4 owners to add an external hard drive for extra storage of games. They will, however, allow them to swap out the current hard drive for a bigger one if it meets appropriate standards. Microsoft won’t launch with external hard drive abilities but will add that later. You cannot swap… Continue reading #Video: No external hard drive for PS4
On the left, you have a 1GB hard drive. It weighed about 75 lbs, and 31 years ago companies could get this, at the time the largest mass produced 1GB hard drive, for $81,000. On the right, you’re probably familiar with a $15 1GB card. It’s amazing to see how three decades can make such… Continue reading A tale of two gigabytes
We all know that new tech gadgets are more expensive in the beginning when demand and expenses could bring a higher price. With hard drives, it’s amazing to see just how expensive they are versus how much they used to be. Take a look at three shining examples of how 10- and 15-MBs looked in… Continue reading The hard disk you’ve been waiting for!
(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.… Continue reading A Visual Homage To Data Storage