Aomei Partition Assistant 5.0 will be released

Exclusive news from Aomei Technology, they'll release their disk partition management software – Aomei Partition Assistant 5.0 in a short time. Versions keep the same, including Partition Assistant Server edition, Partition Assistant Unlimited Edition, etc. Read more about current partition assistant version 4.0 New features in Aomei Partition Assistant 5.0 Align Partition Correctly – This function is special designed for speed-up Solid State Drive's (SSD) on data reading/writing. Change Partition Type ID – For MBR partition, each partition will have one Partition Type ID, find the most suitable ID for your partition. Change Serial Number Rebuild MBR – Rebuild MBR could fix the corrupt Master Boot Record, let computer boot correctly. It may help you solve the problem like "operating system not found" or blank screen Convert GPT to MBR and vice versa – This function could help you convert hard disk from GPT to MBR without data loss to … Continue reading

Acronis Provides 15% Discount to HDD TOOL Readers

Good news, Acronis – the leading data backup, disaster recovery and disk management software company provides 15% discount to HDD TOOL readers. About Acronis Company A global company, Acronis has offices in the United States, Europe and Asia and sells its products both direct and through enterprise resellers. Acronis is a world leader in providing advanced, scalable storage management and disaster recovery software that helps enterprises safeguard their information and assures the availability, security, integrity and recoverability of their infrastructure. Acronis’ patented disk imaging and disk management technology has won broad industry acclaim and numerous awards for excellence in data protection, backup and recovery, system deployment, and server migration for both physical and virtual machine servers. Its flagship product, Acronis True Image, is a leading commercial disk-imaging and bare-metal restore solution for Windows and Linux servers, as well as being an automated system portability and migration tool. Since 2002, Acronis True … Continue reading

Seagate and Paramount Team to Offer Pre-Loaded Movies on Portable HHDs

For the first time, shoppers for additional disk-based storage will have a choice of buying portable drives already loaded with feature-length, DVD-quality movies. Seagate, the world’s largest hard disk drive maker, and Viacom’s Paramount Pictures announced April 12 that they have come together to offer a total of 21 movies preloaded on 500GB Seagate FreeAgent Go portable hard drives. The movies all will be made available through the use of a key. One movie, “Star Trek” (2009) comes unlocked on the drive and is free with the purchase. The other 20 movies, which range from popular comedies to dramas to movies for children, will be made available for a cost comparable to buying a DVD off the shelf — or $9.99 to $14.99 per film. For example, other titles on the drive will include “The Hunt for Red October,” “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,” and “GI Joe.” This arrangement, … Continue reading

WD Raptor hard drive gets double capacity

If you have ever custom-built a computer, you probably know that the fastest consumer-grade hard drive on the market has always been the Raptor from Western Digital. It’s the most popular desktop hard drive that spins at 10,000rpm (as opposed to the 7,200rpm that mainstream hard drives spin). The only drawback of this drive is its limited capacity. However, that changed Tuesday when the company released its fifth generation of the drive, the WD VelociRaptor. The new drive comes in two capacities, 450GB and 600GB, which is double the storage amount offered by the previous generation. Western Digital claims that the new drive also offers a 15 percent performance increase. Like the previous version, the new VelociRaptor also comes in the standard SATA interface, however, it now supports the latest SATA 6GBps, as apposed to the SATA 3GBps of the previous model. The spinning speed remains at 10,000rpm and it … Continue reading