IBM 350 – The World’s First Hard Drive

Every major piece of technology has a beginning. Whether it was instantly adopted, took time to be accepted, or served as the basis of the idea that did catch on, most of the kinds of products you use began as […]

2018-11-18T00:28:43+00:00 31 Dec 2013|

How Much Data Do We Create?

Short answer: a lot.

Long answer: The world’s data GDP, according to research firm IDC, was an estimated 2.8 billion terabytes last year. If you stored the entire world’s yearly data output on 1 inch thick 4 TB hard drives, and […]

2018-11-18T00:28:43+00:00 12 Dec 2013|

6 Ways You’re Melting Your Hard Drive

Every hard drive will eventually die given enough time, but just like with people, many go before their time. One of the most common ways hard drives die prematurely is that the device they’re inside of suffers from overheating. Here’s […]

2018-11-18T00:28:43+00:00 10 Dec 2013|