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Helium-Filled Hard Disks: Less Drag, More Storage

Western Digital is planning to launch a range of helium-filled hard drives. Not to make them lighter or higher-pitched, though: with a density one-seventh that of air, the gas reduces internal drag, in turn boosting performance.


Western Digital's My Passport Edge Fits 500GB Of Storage In Your Pocket

If your MP3 collection has maxed out your ultrabook’s SSD right out of the box, Western Digital has a pair of new slim external drives designed to complement your laptop’s sleek profile. There’s one for Mac and one for PC.


Of Course You Need A 2TB 10,000RPM Hard Drive With Two Thunderbolt Ports

Cloud storage is great, but sometimes you still need fast, humongous local storage. How fast and humongous? How about, say, 2TB at 10,000RPM with two Thunderbolt ports.


Western Digital My Book Thunderbolt Duo Review: It's A Giant Gorilla

Western Digital’s inevitable Thunderbolt offering is missing solid state guts — and that hurts it a lot. But what it lacks in speed it makes up for in capacity. It’s an enormous vault with more space than most humans will ever need.


Western Digital My Net N900 HD Review: A Router You Might Get Excited About

What if a router could make sure streaming movies and online games always get the bulk of your bandwidth, even if everyone else in your house is downloading movies? That’s exactly what hard drive kingpin Western Digital claims to have done with its first router, the My Net N900 HD.


WD Updates WD TV Live And Hard Drive Range

Western Digital’s updated its popular media streamer. New features include games and integrated social networking, as well as an HTML remote control, while the new drives offer “personal cloud”.


Western Digital's HD Factory 'Submerged' By Thai Flooding

One of the world’s largest hard drive makers has emerged as another victim of the floods that’ve hit Thailand, with WD reporting that one of its Thai plants has been “inundated” by water and some equipment is currently underwater.


Lunchtime Deal: WD TV Live $99

Western Digital’s handy little digital streaming box is cheaper than I’ve ever seen it before at Officeworks right now; a measly $99 will net you one. It doesn’t handle absolutely every format out there, but it’s unobtrusive and for the most part just works.[Officeworks via OzBargain]


Western Digital's New Passport Drives Pack Big Space In A Little Place

Lugging around an external drive that weighs more than your MBA kind of defeats the purpose of buying a lightweight laptop. Luckily, Western Digital’s latest My Passport drives can hold a terabyte of data but tip the scales a less than a pound.


Western Digital's WD 2go App Creates Personal Cloud For Android, iOS

Western Digital has a new iOS and Android app that works with the My Book Live (an external hard drive). When you plug the My Book Live into your router at home, you can access all the files through the app, from anywhere in the world.


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