The Emerging Data Age: Experts Weigh Challenges, Possibilities

As the venerable tech writer Walt Mossberg said in his last-ever column The Disappearing Computer, “Tech was once always in your way. Soon, it will be almost invisible.” His point was simple – people are becoming more aware of the fact that our devices are valuable only because of the data they ...

13 Reasons Why You Need an External Hard Drive

  Did you know “90% of the world’s data was created in the last two years? That’s a staggering statistic, but let’s go one level deeper and simplify the need for storage in a way that’s sure to resonate with anyone who’s into technology or social media. If you’re not familiar with ...

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 ...

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 ...

3 Things You Should and Shouldn’t Be Able to Do Over the Internet

— by Rob Fuller. Rob is an eminent writer who frequently opines about technology, the Internet, and online security. I’m self-employed, which means I’m online from sun-up to sundown — and quite often a lot more than that — so I’ve had a front row seat to see how the ...

New Seagate Dashboard – Easy Backup Just Got Easier

The new Seagate Dashboard is available and protecting your content just got a lot easier.  The new update available now for the Seagate Dashboard will allow you to create automatic backups for your digital life. Plug in your drive, open the Seagate Dashboard and schedule a backup for as ...

Cloud: Romo strikeout or the Cabrera homerun (that didn’t happen)?

. Sergio Romo was lights out incredible all post season, especially when it counted the most – striking out Miguel Cabrera looking with a fastball down the middle of the plate after a series of breaking balls – to win the World Series last night. For many prognosticators, cloud is a ...

Consumer Appetite for Cloud Storage Going Skyward

According to this report, 7% of consumers stored their content in the cloud in 2011. It’s projected that by 2016, that figure will be 36%. Somewhat staggering, right? You can see the increase in the trend for anytime/anywhere content accessibility especially as it pertains to the world of ...

Students Talk Hard Drives, the Cloud and More

— Steve Pipe – Sr. Manager, Internal Communications, brings you this installment of The Digital Den.  From class projects and term papers, to Facebook updates and iTunes downloads, college students store and share a ton of digital content. They use flash drives, external hard drives or ...

5 Reasons why Facebook wins the cloud storage war

. Cloud storage is everywhere…and the competition for your files is heating up now that Facebook is in the running. Some may argue that Facebook has always been in the cloud storage space.  It was just focused on photo sharing.  After all, 250 Million photos are uploaded a day to ...

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