Laptop performance doesn’t have to cost an arm or a leg – or battery life

  I asked Seagate’s Joni Clark what to think about when choosing a laptop hard drive.  It’s more than just the obvious capacity choice.  Things like performance, encryption and drop protection. Check out Joni’s response in the video.  Sometimes you can get something for ...

Tom’s Hardware: “There is no alternative” to Momentus 7200

Tom’s Hardware conducted an extensive review of seven laptop disk drives.  The conclusion was that it’s a horse race for the most part, with one exception:  The 500 GB Seagate Momentus 7200.4.  It’s the first performance laptop drive with that much capacity. “This ...

Seagate Momentus arms Mobile Armor for military-grade data security

Mobile Armor provides data protection solutions for the U.S. military and other risk-averse data users.  The military uses PCs as much or more than any organization, of course.  As you can imagine, preventing data loss, especially the “I wonder who saw it?” kinds of losses, is high ...

Where you encrypt is key

Full Disk Encryption is the elegant solution to elaborately hacked passwords   Engadget has recently raised the alarm over gaps in software-based encryption security.  First, they reported that keys can be recovered from DRAM with a complex but possible process.  Next, they pointed out that ...