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 ...

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

Like the commercials of years gone by, some people are PCs 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 ...

Microsoft Signs 20 New Android Partners to Pre-Load Office Apps

This may change your thinking or business plans around new productivity tools and software – the use of tablets, iOS versus Android, keeping apps in the cloud versus on local clients, and using Google Docs versus Microsoft Office: Microsoft said it’s signed new deals with 20 Android tablet ...

Our Top Picks of Internal and External Hard Drives for Video Games

In recent years, especially with the current game systems on the market, video games are demanding higher performance from storage. Being the storage industry leader, we’re often asked whether it’s possible to use our internal hard drives on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One or Nintendo Wii U to ...

The 5 “You Have to Download This” Apps You May Have Missed

Let’s be honest, picking just five apps that are a “must download” was tough. There are literally millions of apps out there for smartphones and tablets for (again) millions of categories.  Trying to narrow it down was an exercise in popularity and preference. Some of these you may already ...

Give the Gift of Storage to Your PlayStation 4, Xbox One or Wii U

Sony and Microsoft’s latest iteration of their home entertainment system, the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One both just celebrated their first birthday – and both are performing exceptionally well. When they were released last year, one of the most frequently asked questions Seagate was asked was ...

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 ...

Who’s Winning – Mac or PC? [Infographic]

I’m a Mac. My conversion began around 2009 when I started doing more event coverage for a former job. The need stemmed from having aligned systems with my cameraman so we could edit video faster.  Since the change, the only time I’ve looked back is when I wanted to play computer games. Now keep ...

For Fans, By Fans – Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel is a Labor of Love

When Gearbox Software announced Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel coming October14th for Xbox® 360, PlayStation® 3 and PC the crowd went wild.  If you’ve been living off-planet and aren’t familiar with the Borderlands franchise, it’s helped a new genre for games known as “shooter-looters”. The game ...

What Surprised You Most About E3?

Games. Seeing some quality games at E3 this week surprised me.  I’ll be honest, I wasn’t sure I’d see so many.  I had written in this previous post about how the show last year was heavily focused on the technical power of the consoles themselves and how Xbox® One specifically has been ...

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