Microsoft’s Xbox 360, released in 2005, has had a lot of problems with freezing consoles. The console works fine for some months, but then suddenly begins freezing up constantly. Most of the time these problems can be temporarily fixed, but eventually, the gaming system will be unplayable and will have to go to a shop to buy a new gaming console.
Things can go wrong, even if you’re using the best external hard drive on the planet. One of the most common problems that can happen is when your external HDD won’t appear on your list of devices. That can be a nightmare for some – especially if your hard drive contains a lot of important information and you need it right away.
Sony PS4 is arguably the best gaming console out there. Many even believe it to be the best gaming console of the century due to all the advantages it has over other gaming consoles. How great is the PS4 exactly? Well, that’s a debate for another day, but today we’ll be discussing one of its shortcomings that hopefully can be improved in the future. As of now, it’s a shortcoming, and it’s related to storage.
The PS4 has an upper limit on the storage capacity. In the initial version, it was 500GB, but with the new version, it has been increased to 1TB. However, many users believe that this HDD capacity isn’t enough to handle the storage needs of a [...]
When it comes to computers, internal memory, and external storage is among the most important features that users check. Demand for storage is driven by several factors, including Big Data, user-generated content, the Internet-of-Things (IoT), and enterprise usage. Despite the introduction of cost-efficient solid state drives (SSD), many people and data centers globally continue to invest in it.
Based on research featured by The University Of Sydney, there are over 2.5 billion hard drives currently estimated to be in use worldwide.
“If you lined up all the world’s hard drives back-to-back, they would go around the globe five times,” said lead author Zibin [...]
If your PS4’s internal drive is currently full and you’re looking to increase its storage capacity, you probably already know that the best way to do so is by using an external hard drive. Make sure you check out our PS4 External Hard Drive Buying Guide.
Let’s assume you went out and purchased a 1TB or 2TB external hard drive and connected it to your PS4. However, it just won’t recognize it, even though the hard drive is showing up on your computer. No need to worry or try to claim warranty because your new external hard drive is fine. You just need to know how to format external hard drive for PS4.
How to Install Hard Drive for LaptopThe hard drive is the primary storage location for all the data you store in your laptop. If the drive is full, installing a new drive and storing the old one could be an ideal solution. Also, you can easily damage hard disk just by accidentally dropping the laptop. You will need to install a new hard drive in both cases you can do it on your own rather than take your laptop to a repair shop, which might be expensive. All you need to do is to learn how to install a hard drive for a laptop.Need a new 2.5-inch hard drive (HDD) for your laptop? Check out articles below and find the best SSD or HDD. Best Internal Laptop Hard Drives Best [...]
How to Clone a Hard Drive A tech-savvy user always has a back-up for files, software, apps and OS. With increasing security threats that can be incurred online such as viruses, worms, and Trojan malware that corrupt data, it really is a necessity to have a data back-up. One of the ways we can secure copies of our computer data is to clone the hard drive. The process sounds complicated, but it is very easy with steps described below.Step 1: Obtain a destination drive Of course, the back-up or cloned data should be stored somewhere other than the hard drive to be cloned. An external hard disk or even hybrid SSD/HD drives are usually used as the destination drive. Just make sure [...]
Basics of the HDD
HDD stands for a ‘hard disk drive‘. There are a few thin rotating disks known as the ‘platters’ inside it. The platter is coated with a thin film of magnetic material. There is a motor-driven-arm with a magnetic sensor on its tip on the surface of the plates. The data is encoded as tiny magnets on narrow plate tracks. Notice, that motor is designed with an excellent spatial accuracy. When the arm swings and the platter rotates, it can access every corner on the platter. The positioning accuracy is up to the one-thousandth thickness of a piece of paper. The magnetic head also needs to be in nanometer distance to the platter surface to sense [...]
When choosing a hard drives, people would normally concern themselves with the size, space, shape and type they’d pick. Another decision a lot of people fail to consider properly, however, is the Thunderbolt 2 vs USB 3.0 vs eSATA ports. Related Articles: SAS vs SATA How long can a hard drive hold data without power? How to completely wipe a hard drive on Mac?Before diving deeper into the Thunderbolt 2 vs USB 3.0 vs eSATA debate, let’s talk about why it’s important to take into consideration, the way your hard drive connects to your computer:Speed – Different interfaces come with different speeds. If [...]