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Pogoplug Series 4 launched!

12/14/2011, After licensing its software to third-party vendors and launching its own cloud service, Pogoplug is back at building hardware and here comes the Pogoplug Series 4. This latest Pogoplug box keeps the simple concept that made Pogoplug so popular:...

Hitachi ships 4TB hard drives

12/11/2011, Hitachi had started to ship the first 4TB capacity hard drives in the world, never mind the fact that no press release was issued from Hitachi to date. According to Japanese site Akiba, someone had already spotted said hard drive on sale, where it will...

XQD is the future of CompactFlash memory cards

12/08/2011, The CompactFlash Association has finally completed their work on rolling out a successor to the hugely popular CompactFlash memory card format, where the successor has been named as XQD, and for it to be worthy of its position, it naturally promises the...

Box for iOS gets new features & codebase

12/08/2011, Box has just announced that its iOS app has been updated, or re-built I should say, with a new code-base which makes the overall app faster and more stable, according to the company. Beyond the sheer performance, there are a new features that you may be...

Crypteks USB protects your data physically and digitally

11/30/2011, If you’re the type that carries around with you sensitive information, there’s a Kickstarter project that you might be interested in checking out. It’s called the Crypteks USB drive and it will combine not just digital encryption, but provides a...

Seagate Momentus XT Review

11/28/2011, Seagate has just launched the Seagate Momentus XT, a 2.5” HDD (hard disk drive) that comes with a twist: Seagate claims that it can be as fast as an SSD (solid state drive) “in the real world”. First, why would it be so fast, and how did they manage...

Kingston predicts rise in SSD adoption in 2012

11/25/2011, Users of Apple’s MacBook Air can appreciate how fast it takes to boot up the laptop. In fact most, if not all, SSD (Solid State Drive) owners can probably attest to just how speedy it is but unfortunately due to its high costs and limited capacity, the...

Plextor M3S SSD comes with 5-year warranty

11/18/2011, Hmmm, SSDs these days tend to follow cars where warranties are concerned – we’re looking at a good 5 years here with Plextor’s latest release, their 2.5″ SSD known as the Plextor M3S. This particular model will most probably appeal...

Trend Micro SafeSync Updated

11/15/2011, Trend Micro has just introduced a new version of SafeSync, a service that lets users sync and share files from their PC to their mobile devices, or with other people. This new version of SafeSync includes a new user interface (UI) which includes a drag...

Pogoplug offers free cloud storage for mobiles

11/14/2011, Pogoplug has made a name for itself when it comes to creating a personal cloud. However, it is now introducing a free cloud service for mobiles devices that isn’t hosted by users. The idea behind it is that mobile devices have a limited space, and...

Iomega launches eGo Mac Edition Portable Hard Drive

11/10/2011, Looking to buy a portable hard drive for your Mac computer? You might want to give the new eGo Mac Edition from Iomega a shot – especially if you’re known for having butterfingers. Iomega has just announced its latest Mac-oriented hard drive that...

Akitio MyCloud Duo storage device

11/09/2011, Back in the days before there was this thing called computers, all “data”, or rather, information would be the better word to use, came in hardcopy formats. As in, you needed to file these away in their very own binders, and looking for a...

SD Association works on new smart card apps for SD memory cards

11/09/2011, The humble SD memory card has certainly come a long way from its early beginnings, and now we have word from the SD Association that they will be extending the utility of its world-leading memory card standards. How so, you ask? For starters, how about a...

Carbonite Backups Adds New Features

11/01/2011, Online backup service Carbonite has just released new features this morning which includes backups for external drives, to the cloud and to an external drive – to create a snapshot of your own disk. Finally, there’s a Courier Recovery service...