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 ...

The Interview – What Lessons Can We Learn from the Sony Hack?

In this age where data can easily be held hostage and used as a ransom, it was an interesting story that quickly developed around Sony’s film The Interview. This has been floating around the headlines a bit so if you’ve missed it, Sony recently had a data breach – a group calling itself the ...

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 ...

What You WON’T See at E3 This Week (or Will You?)

Can you ever really be ready for a show like the Electronic Entertainment Expo?  As I referenced in this post, it’s a big question on whether the Xbox® One is still a viable gaming platform as opposed to the multimedia powerhouse it’s become since its release last Fall.  This year, expect to ...

Is Xbox One Still a Video Game System?

The fine folks over at Xbox recently announced over forty new media apps that were going to be available on either Xbox® One or Xbox 360™ – and sometimes both.  This announcement (along with the super cool one that talks about being able to support external hard drives like our Backup Plus ...

Let Me Introduce You to Monochroma

If you’re not familiar with Monochroma, allow me to give you an introduction.  I got a chance to see this game at the Game Developer’s Conference last week and I’m a wonderfully blended mix of intrigued and impressed.  Good job, Nowhere Studios. What immediately caught my eye and drew me to the ...

A Peek Behind the Scenes with Borderlands 2 Developers Gearbox Software – Part II

Gearbox Software is home to a wide array of creative professionals including artists, storytellers, designers, coders, audio engineers and more.  With a quality pedigree that includes franchises such as Half-Life, Tony Hawk, Brothers in Arms and Borderlands, it’s no wonder why they are one of ...

What Was the Best Gadget at CES 2014?

Subjective, right? Because honestly I’m torn between our Backup Plus Fast Portable Drive or the LaCie Sphere.  But admittedly, I’m biased. But outside of our products, I’m keen on Razer’s Project Christine. I love how Razer continues to innovate their product line keeping on the high end of ...

Cloud Based TV – It Was Just a Matter of Time – CES 2014

Back in 2012, Sony made an interesting move and purchased Gaikai for $380 million dollars. Anyone who was familiar with Gaikai knew their specialty was in streaming PC games from the cloud. This feature changed the game (no pun intended) removing the system requirement barrier and opening top ...

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