Western Digital Sentinel DX4000 Reviewed

Western Digital Sentinel DX4000

I’ve been using Windows Home Server since it first launched and was quite interested to see Microsoft building on the basic concept by expanding the line with Windows Home Server 2011, Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials and Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials. All three operating systems share their Windows Server 2008 R2 roots and easy to use Dashboard […]

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Hard drive manufacturers slash warranty periods

Momentus XT

If you’re considering a hard-drive purchase in the next 6 months, here’s a pretty compelling reason to buy before the end of the year. I must confess, this smells a little bit like anti-trust behavior to me.   As a consumer, are you going to stop buying Seagate and WD drives based upon their warranty?   I suspect they realized that price […]

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Western Digital Working to Bring Thailand Factories Back Online

Western Digital recently announced that they are ahead of schedule on restoring production to their factories in Thailand damaged by the recent flooding there. Western Digital’s Thailand factories are responsible for about 60% of the company’s products and the damage done, as well as the damage done to the factories of the other hard drive component manufacturers in the region, […]

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WD TV Live Reviewed

WD TV Live

Western Digital has been quietly adding new services such as Spotify and Vimeo to their WD TV Live media streamers, working to make their little streamers ever more attractive. The guys at Silent PC Review took the WD TV Live for a spin with an eye to how it compares to an HTPC. I’ve recommended previous WD TV devices to folks […]

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Thailand Flooding to Crimp Hard Drive Supply

Hard drives don’t get a whole lot of attention these days. All of the excitement is reserved for those new-fangled SSDs. There are reviews aplenty for CPUs and motherboards. Even power supplies tend to get more love than hard drives, but where would our HTPCs be without the stack of hard drives holding our movies and TV shows. Thailand has […]

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Western Digital Live Wire Power Line AV Kit

Power Line networking is not new by any means, but the companies behind it have continued to try to improve the technology. The toughest part about it is that the performance varies based on the design and age of your house, so keep that in mind if you’re considering. You can  see from the results the the WD Livewire performed […]

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