Tag Archives: flooding

Hard Drive Supply: We’re not quite in the clear yet.

There has been another development in our ongoing coverage regarding how the flooding in Thailand has been affecting the hard drive industry. With the waters receding and the supply chains starting to open back up, the prices on drives have...

Hard Drive Shortages – Where Is This Going?

Three weeks ago, I thought the Thailand/hard drive situation was bad and had worst-case scenarios in consideration. A week later and the worst of the worst-case didn't line up with what was becoming reality. It seems like there may be...

Thailand Floods & The Resulting Consequences

Let's face it: the recent flooding situation in Thailand and the imminent hard drive shortage has many of us concerned, as approximately 40-50% of the world's hard disk drives are manufactured in the affected areas. With production halted, suppliers and...

OWC Radio #61 – The “End of the World” Episode

The Mayans may have been wrong... We've got massive flooding in Thailand causing a world-wide hard drive shortage, asteroids are on the way, Internet Explorer is no longer on top of the web browser food-chain, dinosaurs will soon be roaming the earth...