Seagate announces 8 GB 1 inch drive

Seagate has announced a number of new hard drives and the one that should have the greatest impact for mobile devices is the ST1. This drive is a one inch drive that has a storage capacity of 8 GB, making it a great storage solution for handheld devices.

"The ST1 Series – the first 8GB 1-inch hard drive designed for use in handheld and CompactFlash applications. It will let users store the industry’s largest libraries of music (200 hours – or 4,000 songs), video and digital photos for this class of product. Seagate’s unique RunOn Technology improves performance while in a high-vibration environment, such as jogging. The ST1 Series supports low-power modes, and the drive’s time-to-ready is a mere 1.2 seconds."