Personal Cloud vs Cloud Service – What’s Best for You?

Consumer cloud storage is becoming pretty common these days. What used to be a few vendors with select offerings has become a competitive battlefield where companies are trying to outdo one another with the best service offerings. The photo storage site, Trunx, is looking to fill up the cloud ...

This New Wearable Tech Helps You Follow Your Heart to a Healthier Life – CES 2015

Everyone expected to see a good deal of wearables at the Consumer Electronics Show this year and companies did not disappoint. While Google Glass may not have been handy, there were plenty of other companies to fill the void. Meshing wearables with healthcare is an offshoot of the trend that ...

Microsoft Joins Dropbox and Google in the Clouds

Microsoft recently announced that all Office 365 customers would no longer be capped at 1TB and would receive unlimited storage through their cloud service OneDrive. Microsoft has fired a shot across the bow of USS Google and USS Dropbox with their $6.99 monthly offering of OneDrive storage and ...

How to Format a Windows Drive for Mac in 10 Easy Steps

Like the commercials of years gone by, some people are PC’s and others are Macs. Seagate Backup Plus comes in a couple varieties — one pre-formatted for Mac, the other pre-formatted for Windows but also readable on Mac. But sometimes a little help is needed, if you decide to start using your ...

Ways Big Data Impacts Your Life That You Probably Didn’t Know About

What is Big Data? As described by Dictionary.com: Big Data: (n) Data sets, typically consisting of billions or trillions of records so vast and complex that they require new and powerful computational resources to process Translation: large sets of data which if analyzed can divulge trends, ...

LG Smart TV’s, Connect SDK and Seagate Make Any Halloween Party a Blast

If you’ve got an LG Smart television, then your future just got 26% brighter.  It was recently announced on the Connect SDK blog that the upcoming 1.4 Update will work with Seagate Central, Seagate Wireless Plus and LaCie Fuel. This awesome news means that now all your photos, your favorite ...

3 Reasons Why You Need a Seagate Wireless Plus with your iPhone 6

Just like you, we were watching the recent Apple event that announced iPhone 6/iPhone 6 Plus. Simply put, it’s impressive. The new bells and whistles are nice, pre-sales are doing well and anticipation for the device is high. But you’re still going to need a Seagate Wireless Plus as external ...

Data Center Rack Density Is More Important Than You Might Know

By John Bedrick, Product Management Director, Cloud-Connected Products Some of the more obvious ways to get the most out of every unit of rack space is to either replace smaller data center racks with taller racks (e.g. moving from half racks to full 42U racks) and also replacing older, lower ...

Clouds vs. Meteorites – Who Wins?

Sometimes throughout my travels, I will run into someone who still doesn’t know what the cloud is – specifically in regards to storage technology.  Crazy, I know, but it happens. By hook or crook, I found this pretty spiffy video courtesy of GCFLearnFree.org that does a really good job ...

Quick Tips for When You Have to Hide the Seagate Sexiness

As a hard drive company, one of our main goals is to make retrieving your content easy and accessible. Part of that is making devices like Seagate Backup Plus Slim or Seagate Wireless Plus with that perfect, portable size where you can take them with you anywhere. Well, except the movies. You ...

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