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Storage

Plextor PX-SP Shockproof Drives

by Johnick on April 17, 2006

Plextor PX-SP Shockproof Drives
Plextor has just announced the availability dates of the 80GB and 120GB versions of an external drive that the company claims are shockproof; they can supposedly survive any drop, anywhere. The prices for the 2 units, which can be carried anywhere in a pocket, are to be around $169 and $260, respectively. The drives are expected to go on sale in May of this year, 2006. Info via BusinessWire.

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Expand your Xbox 360 storage with Datel XSATA

by Jeremiah on April 12, 2006

Datel XSATA

If your Xbox 360 runs out of real estate and you want to get more without shelling out too much, the Datel XSATA will be your next best gaming buddy. It simply connects your Xbox 360 to your PC’s hard drive via its USB socket. It’s then allows you to take your excess data from the console, store it, then take it back as you need it. Available soon for around £30 $52. Via Games Digest.

TDK Labs cooks 8-layer 200GB Blu-ray Disc

by Jeremiah on April 12, 2006

TDK 8-layer 200GB Blu-ray Disc

There’s been speculation of an 8-layer 200GB disc from TDK, which presumably could fit 285 700MB DivX movies on a single mammoth coaster. There’s no news about price and availability yet, but we’re more concerned about grabbing a decent player for it. Via Tech Digest.

TDK Blu-ray Discs Available

by Alexander on April 10, 2006

TDK Blu-ray Discs
TDK is now selling the long awaited 25 GB Blu-ray Discs in both recordable and rewritable format. Info via Gearlog.

Kanguru 64GB USB Flash Memory

by Johnick on April 9, 2006

Carrying 1GB worth of documents with you is cool, but how about carrying your entire hard drive in your pocket? The new Kanguru 64 GB USB flash memory isn’t cheap at $2,800, but for many mobile users, the 18 grams weight and the ultra-small size is worth the investment. It’s expected to go on sale April 15th of this year, 2006. Info via TechEBlog.