toggle

AAPL Stock: 112.87 ( -0.05 )

Printed from http://www.macnn.com

New Toshiba drives could boost iPod capacity by 10x

updated 02:50 pm EDT, Wed August 17, 2005

New drive for iPod?

Toshiba today announced that it has begun shipping its new Perpendicular Magnetic Recording (PMR) 1.8-inch hard drive, the first of its kind and possibly the future of Apple's iPod. The that use 1.8-inch hard drives, such the iPod. PMR technology can squeeze up to 10 times more data onto the drive than conventional hard disks because PMR stacks the digital data perpendicularly rather than horizontally. Forthcoming iPods could potentially store 10 times the number of songs currently possible and remain the same size, according to a TechNewsWorld. The cost of PMR hard drives is also expected to remain on-par with current cost-per-gigabyte pricing of standard devices, according to the report.




by MacNN Staff

POST TOOLS:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

Comments are closed.

toggle

Network Headlines

Follow us on Facebook

toggle

Most Popular

Advertisement

Recent Reviews

ZTE Spro 2 Smart Projector

Home theaters are becoming more and more accessible these days, but maybe you've been a bit wary about buying a home projector. And h ...

MSI Geforce GTX 970 100ME

When Nvidia announced a new line of video cards in September 2014, many people thought things would continue to be business as usual i ...

Wren V5US Wireless Sound System

If you're a music fanatic, chances are you are, by extension, a bit fanatical about what you listen to your music on. If you're like ...

toggle

Most Commented