Memorex sent out a press release this morning, announcing a 500GB version of its Ultra TravelDrive. This new portable hard drive also sports an ocean and onyx black finish as well as a blue LED that illuminates when it is plugged into a computer's USB port.
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To meet the mobile users' demand for higher capacity portable storage, Memorex, a portfolio brand of Imation Corp. (NYSE: IMN), brings a new look and greater capacity to its award-winning Ultra TravelDrive(TM) line of USB hard drives. The compact, high capacity, ruggedly designed Ultra TravelDrive now delivers up to 500 GB of capacity for significant storage and back up capacity for data, photos, music and video. A cool blue LED light illuminates when the drive is plugged into any computer's USB port and flashes during data transfer, so you always know when the drive is in use.

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Memorex recently announced its new line of portable hard drives. The Essential TravelDrive delivers up to 320GB of capacity and is available in four nature-inspired colors.

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Memorex, the leading brand of optical media at U.S. retail and a portfolio brand of Imation Corp (NYSE: IMN), today introduces the Essential TravelDrive(TM), the latest addition to its award-winning line of portable storage devices. The USB-based product features 2.5-inch hard drive technology, which delivers up to 320 GB of capacity, is available in several vibrant colors and easily fits into a pocketbook or purse.

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Hitachi sent out a press release earlier today, announcing two new CinemaStar hard drives. Developed for use in digital video recorders (DVRs) and set-top boxes, the CinemaStar 7K1000.B and 5K320 are optimized to run cooler, quieter and use less power.

Hitachi Global Storage Technologies (Hitachi) today introduced two new CinemaStar™ hard drives optimized for use in digital video recorders (DVRs) and set-top boxes. The CinemaStar™ 7K1000.B is available in a broad range of capacities up to one terabyte (1TB) and the CinemaStar 5K320 delivers up to 320GB of capacity and incorporates innovative Hitachi CoolSpin™ technology.

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Hitachi has announced that it has demonstrated the technical feasibility of magnetic recording at 610 Gbit/in2. While heads and media with an ultra-narrow track pitch of 65nm are still in development, these results indicate that current hard drive capacities can be increased by 2.5x.

Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE:HIT / TSE: 6501) and Hitachi Global Storage Technologies (Hitachi GST), announced today that they have demonstrated the technical feasibility of magnetic recording at 610 Gbit/in2. This considerably exceeds the previously demonstrated capabilities of current perpendicular recording technology found in mass-production hard disk drive (HDD) products. These results hold the potential for a 2.5x increase in the storage capacities of current-generation HDDs.
Imation announced today that it has expanded its line of Apollo Portable Hard Drives to include a 500GB model. Like previous versions, this ultra-slim drive is USB powered and features a midnight black-brushed surface with chrome detailing.
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Imation Corp. (NYSE: IMN - News) is among the first to introduce an external hard disk drive featuring a 500 GB 9.5 mm thick 2.5" HDD inside to its line of Apollo Portable Hard Drives. The sleek, compact and USB-powered 500 GB Apollo Portable Hard Drive is lightweight, stylish and extremely durable featuring a midnight-black brushed surface with chrome details. At just over a half an inch wide and weighing less than half a pound, the drive easily fits in the palm of your hand for convenience on the go.

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