Seagate To Unveil Tiny Hard Drives Today

The new products include versions for use in portable music or video players and handheld computers; a compact flash card format for digital cameras; and a USB pocketable external drive roughly the size of a hockey puck.

Until recently, Hitachi Global Storage Technologies was the only major supplier of 1-inch disk drives. But the company couldn’t keep up with demand for its largest capacity 4-gigabyte Microdrive, which is used in the popular Apple iPod Mini music player and its rival, the Creative MuVo 2.

Check back with us later in the day for the official announcement and further details.

Source: AP

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