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The Swansong of the HDD?

Storage components have come a long way since the first 3.75 MB HDDs were introduced by IBM in 1956. 2016 in particular has been a landmark year for storage components, as aftermarket sales of solid state drives (SSDs) through European distribution overtook those of hard disk drives (HDDs) for the first time, marking a trend which we expect to speed up in the coming years. 376 more words

IBM

raspi: automatically spin external hdd down

the raspberry pi cannot spin external hard drives down. the program hdparm worked perfectly for me.

i followed this guide (htpcguides.com). just some slight little twitch i found on some other website: the device path in the /etc/hdparm.conf file should rather be the one from /dev/disk/by-uuid/… as the raspi might mount the external drive to different /dev/sdX paths. 41 more words

Linux

Earn Money By Renting Out Your Free HDD Space with Storj share

So I have been looking at ways to earn an income that is affordable. I found storj. This system allows you to rent out your HDD and get paid. 159 more words

Counterparty

SSD vs HDD


Computers went in new era when IT people invented SSD storage device. Old HDD was bottleneck for PCs and laptop comuputers. When I’ve installed SSD in my Toshiba laptop, things almost fly on laptop. 66 more words

(MBR v/s GPT) Vs. (BIOS v/s UEFI)

MBR

A master boot record (MBR) is a special type of boot sector at the very beginning of partitioned computer mass storage devices like fixed disks or removable drives intended for use with IBM PC-compatible systems and beyond. 1,792 more words

Bios

Apollo Techno Launched ‘A600’ Horizontal Directional Drill Machine

Apollo Techno Equipments Ltd, the road construction equipment maker recently launched ‘A600 HDD’ horizontal directional drill machine. The machine is powered with three-variant drilling speed with the better rotational speed which increases the better productivity. 437 more words

Heavy Construction Equipment

What'cha Doin'? 1/10/17

I got my new 2TB hard drive in the mail today to upgrade from my default 500 gig for my PS4, so I’ve been backing up my stuff pretty much all day… The backup process itself takes about 5 or 6 hours! 196 more words