Do you need oh, a Terabyte of storage that you can walk around with easily. And you need it ruggedized? No problem. LaCie has you covered. The Rugged XL is an eSATA/ USB 2.0 drive with an aluminum casing, a rubber sleeve, internal bumper and heat dissipation. I don’t totally care for the orange color,… Continue reading LaCie Rugged XL packs 1TB of storage into tough small case
RIP 3.5″ Floppy Disk – Sony says the end is nigh
Image courtesy of sundesigns Having pretty much stopped using 3.5″ floppy disks years ago, I pretty much assumed they had died a quiet death. Not so. Sony sold 12 million floppies in Japan alone last year (2009)! Sony has decided to end their long life as of March next year (2011). I still remember going… Continue reading RIP 3.5″ Floppy Disk – Sony says the end is nigh
Envy-causing computer speed by lashing 24 drives together
What happens when you string 24 drives together is you end up with a computer that is blazingly fast. Watch the video. It’s entertaining and you’ll be dying to have you very own RAID array that has a throughput somewhere north of 30x what you currently have.
CES 2010: Iomega’s v.Clone Uses VMWare Under the Hood
Once famous for their Zip drives, Iomega has now turned to software as well and has teamed up with storage giant EMC to create v.Clone.
Netgear Stora – store, backup, share and stream your music, photos, video and data
As consumers generate or collect an ever-increasing amount of digital content in the form of photos, music and especially videos, home storage solutions are growing in popularity. But what’s also becoming more important is that this content is accessible from anywhere and not just in the home. Netgear is one of the companies trying to… Continue reading Netgear Stora – store, backup, share and stream your music, photos, video and data
TrekStore USB Thumbdrive and Bottle Opener
Ah yes, is there anything that you can’t USB-ify?! Well if there is, then it’s not a bottle opener! The TrekStor USB-Stick CO 8GB is a bottle opener and a USB 2.0 thumbdrive. It’s a good-looking solid, brushed aluminum opener/stick. It’s a bit pricey, but should hold up for a long time assuming one of… Continue reading TrekStore USB Thumbdrive and Bottle Opener
LaCie d2 Network File Server
LaCie have long been a provider of top hard drive solutions and the d2 is no exception – this is a professional file server built for office use as it allows up to 50 users to be connected, with a maximum of 15 being able to use it at any one time. Available in 500GB,… Continue reading LaCie d2 Network File Server
General Electric shows off optical disc storage breakthrough – 500GB disc
Researchers at General Electric (G.E.) have announced a breakthrough in optical disc storage – 500GB on a single disc (the equivalent of about 100 DVDs using standard technology; Blu-ray discs can hold much more). G.E. uses holographic storage techniques to achieve this capacity. Despite the discovery, there is no telling if this will take off… Continue reading General Electric shows off optical disc storage breakthrough – 500GB disc
Netgear Network Storage Device – 500GB/1TB external hard drive
Wireless networks between computers and devices around the home, and office have become very popular recently, and this is a must-have addition to anyone’s network: the Netgear Network Storage Device. Featuring either 500GB or 1TB of hard disk space (depending on which one you go for), you have plenty of room to store high quality… Continue reading Netgear Network Storage Device – 500GB/1TB external hard drive
MvixBOX NAS Media Server for $169!
If you join MvixCommunity today and join in the group order, you can get an MvixBOX for as little as $159 including shipping! In case you don’t know what the MvixBOX is, it’s a NAS Server. You can get more info about it here at GfG or over at MvixUSA. Also, it was named as… Continue reading MvixBOX NAS Media Server for $169!