A few weeks ago, I wrote about the new generation of hard disk drives that use 4K sectors rather than the historic 512 byte size. As I noted in that piece, although PC and Mac users with recent OS versions had nothing to fear from these, embedded devices like the TiVo and Drobo I use and love might not be compatible. I tried reaching out to these vendors, but only one has … [Read more...] about Drobo Adding 4K Drive Support – What About Everyone Else?
Regular readers of the Pack Rat blog know I love my Drobo. I'm not the only one - the Gestalt IT Tech Field Day delegates spilled a ton of virtual ink over the Drobo, and their Drobo videos are definitely worth watching! But the Drobo is a bit pricey, especially the newly-released Drobo S and Drobo Elite models. Happily, I offer a solution: Data Robotics was kind enough to … [Read more...] about The Great Tech Field Day Drobo Sale!