Posts Tagged 'storage'

SanDisk Cruzer Orbit Runs Circles Around Other Flash Drives

Flash drives are useful, and I always keep one on me in case I need to transfer files, but they are getting so tiny these days that they are easy to lose. I’ve probably lost about four myself, just because they were so small. This flash drive uses a simple system so that you won’t lose it quite so easily, unless you’re the kind of person who constantly loses their keys.

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Tresorit: The Encrypted Dropbox Alternative

Online storage services seem like a must, especially if you’ve ever suffered from a local hard drive failure. These services will help you back up a number of items from your computers, so that you can access them from anywhere and in the event that a computer fails, you’ll have an offsite backup.

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Western Digital Amps Up Storage of My Book Live Duo to 8TB

For some people, 8TB might sound like a lot of storage, but depending on your data usage (*cough* BitTorrent *cough*), it might be just the right amount. I know that I could use a RAID storage device like this one on my workstation desk.

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Intellipaper USB Drive: The Green Flash Drive

If there’s one thing that people tend to toss around a lot, it’s USB flash drives. Since they are getting so small, they can easily be lost. In order to cut down on all that electronic waste, why not get a green USB flash drive, one made out of paper?

intellipaper usb paper drive

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Self-Assembling Polymer Increases Hard Drive Capacity Fivefold

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Synthetic chemists have designed self-assembling polymers, which require heat in order to rearrange themselves. This technology has the potential of increasing hard drive storage capacity fivefold.

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Twelvesouth HiRise for iMac & Cinema Display: Put Them at Eye-Level, Stylishly

It’s been said that any computer monitor should be situated at about eye-level for optimal ergonomics. That being said, most monitors needs a bit of extra lift to make them work at that height. Twelvesouth’s HiRise for iMac elevates your computer just to the right height.

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Pros and Cons: 5 Cloud Storage Options

cloud storage 101212.jpgIf you’re looking for a secure way of storing your data offsite, cloud storage is your best bet. These services allow users to store massive amounts of data online, and easily access the data from anywhere. Some services are very easy to use, while others are less user-friendly. Here, we weigh the pros and cons of 5 different options.

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Amazon Glacier: Super Slow Archiving Storage

If you’ve got massive amounts of historical data to backup and have had trouble finding a low cost storage solution, then you should check out Amazon Glacier.

amazon glacier storage vault

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Drobo Mini: Massive Portable RAID Storage on the Go

As you’ve probably learned from experience, hard drives tend to be quite finicky if dropped. That’s one of the reasons why it’s best to leave yours home, but Drobo has just come up with a mobile solution that’s supposed to be rugged and give you tons of storage.

drobo mini portable raid storage

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DNA Storage Record Broken: 1 Gram Could Hold As Much as 455 Exabytes

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Researchers have been able to encode a draft of an entire book into DNA. The 5.27 MB file contains 53,246 words, 11 JPG images, as well as a JavaScript program, making this the largest piece of non-biological data ever stored in DNA.

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