Google hit with £3.78 billion EC fine
Will, naturally, appeal.
Could leapfrog current tech.
We detail the facts, correct the fiction, and understand what 4K Advanced Format really means for you when it comes to buying a hard disk today. We show you how to make the disks compatible with Windows XP, test whether the new disks are faster and tell you what the benefits really are.
We add Seagate's latest Barracuda XT hard disk with new Gigabyte and Asus P55 motherboards featuring SATA 6Gbps to see what performance potential, if any, the latest SATA standard offers.
Corsair's first foray into the chassis market drives a stake into the heart of the usual contenders and rips the market wide open. Is this our next upgrade, or has Corsair over-thought this matt black behemoth?
bit-tech once again teams up with Nanopoint to give you the chance to win some swag. Enter our latest competition to be in with a chance of winning a fantastic Icy Box IB-MP309HW-B Multimedia Player!
COMPUTEX 09: EVGA claims it'll continue testing SATA 6Gbps and won't use it until it knows it's worthwhile.
Graphics company claims that a coating of diamond-like carbon can knock 5°C off the GPU temperature
Got a pair of SATA hard drives spare and want to backup your critical software? Icy Box's IB-NAS4220-B network storage just might be the solution you're looking for.
Western Digital has today announced the WD Caviar Green 2TB hard drive - the industry's highest capacity drive to date.
CES 2009: Seagate has released its two-platter Barracuda 7200.12 1TB hard drive, pushing platter densities to a massive 500GB.
Earlier in the week, we published the best games of the year and today it's time to look back at what's happened in the technology industry over the last year. Find out which products are the best of the year, and also which innovations have caught our eye during 2008.
As is now something of a tradition for sub-notebooks that come to bit-tech; we crack out the screwdrivers and dive inside MSI's Wind to see how it's done and what's mod-able in this little laptop.
MSI releases Wind and we take a sniff to see if this sub-notebook can possibly stand up to Asus' EeePC line? With svelte pearly curves and a decent sized keyboard, MSI may have just parted it's cheeks and unleashed the first real Eee-Killer...
COMPUTEX 2008: Following the SSD trail around the many manufacturers on site, we got some answers to the state of the tech.
Western Digital has announced the VelociRaptor, the successor to the hugely successful Raptor hard drives and it claims to be the world's fastest drive.
Apple's new NAS-cum-WAP Time Capsule has been dismantled by early adopters and it appears that the drive isn't as 'server-grade' as Apple claimed.
Simon Hill, designer for Outerlight Software, takes the stage this week to discuss trends in game difficulties. Are games becoming too easy, or are players just getting better? Can developers ever really balance frustration with satisfaction?
Microsoft has revealed the European price for the Xbox 360 Elite ahead of its official launch on August 24th.
It feels like we've had to forever use a rotating metal disk to store our data, but now finally solid state drives, or SSDs, are falling into the consumer fold. The question is: was it worth the wait?
Have you been waiting to see who's next after Hitachi's 1TB wonder? Seagate's 11th generation drive has not only just hit the same size, but it has done it with a host of other improvements as well.
IDF SPRING 2007: Intel talks of the recent SATA 2.6 update, details the new ONFI standard and demonstrates Santa Rosa's performance with ReadyBoost.
The Xbox 360 Elite isn't the myth some were claiming, we will actually see a black Xbox 360 after all, even if it is at a price premium.
CEBIT 2007: Sandisk has showed us its latest addition to its solid state hard disk lineup: a 32GB 2.5" SSD that's dubbed a drop in replacement for your current SATA-based notebook hard drive.
The hard drive is probably one of the most overlooked components in a modern PC. Capacities have skyrocketed and new technologies have arrived. We debunk the marketing and have a look at what it all means to you.
Seagate's 160GB external 2.5" hard disk provides a huge amount of storage in a tiny space, we check out what it offers and if it's worth your cash.
Seagate has responded to the 300TB rumour mongering that was going on last week. We're not going to see 300Tb drives by 2010, nevermind 300TB...
Within hours of each other last night, both Seagate and Hitachi announced plans for their first 1TB hard drives, which will ship in the first half of this year. It looks like Hitachi may well be the first to ship drives to the public though.
In the past, external storage has been limited by the speed of the interface and this has put many users off the idea of an external storage device. We have a look at one of Seagate's first eSATA drives on the market to find out whether speed is no longer an issue.
NVIDIA has recalled a batch of GeForce 8800 GTX cards due to a manufacturing problem. The company has issued an official statement and still expects to hard launch on the 8th November.
In an ongoing court case the RIAA has demanded that it be the arbiter of dodgy hard drives. Surely that can't be right?
Annoyed that your 120GB hard drive actually only gives you 111GB? Customers have taken WD to task for making 'false' claims about capacity.
NVIDIA appears to have done the same with the 7900 as it did with the 7800 GTX 512MB - put a few units into stock at launch, then have an utter lack of products for the following weeks. Tut tut.