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Turn your flash drive into a portable PC survival kit

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If you're using your flash drive as a vehicle for simple file transfers, you're missing out on one of the single-best roles one of these wee data buckets can fulfill. Indeed, hardcore enthusiasts know that simple flash drives are perfectA portable repositories for all the software that can breathe life...
Turn your flash drive into a portable PC survival kit
Save over 60% off of SanDisk USB, SD Card storage at Amazon: 64GB starting at $32

Flash Drives Replace Disks At Amazon, Facebook, Dropbox

www.wired.com
Inside a data center in San Jose, California, Dropbox is running servers equipped with solid-state drives, also known as SSDs -- super-fast storage devices that could one day replace traditional hard drives. The company doesn't use SSDs in all its servers, but it's moving in that direction. In other words,...
Flash Drives Replace Disks At Amazon, Facebook, Dropbox
Verbatim Outs A New Line Of Colorful, Speedy And Affordable USB 3.0 Flash Drives

Help For Cloud-Storage Hoarders

www.fastcompany.com
If you've ever watched A&E's Hoarders, or more recently, SyFy's Collection Intervention with horror and disbelief, you might want to take a look at your PC or Mac before you pass judgment. I have personally gone through the hoarding of 5 ¼" floppy disks, 3 ½" floppies, CDs, Zip disks,...
Help For Cloud-Storage Hoarders

Briefly: Dane-Elec, Microsoft SkyDrive, Jobs photo for sale

www.electronista.com
Dane-Elec unveiled the first products in the Pro Sport USB3 line today. The red 8GB, 16GB blue, and 32GB black USB3 flash drives will be available on Amazon in late May. The Pro Sport flash drive boasts speeds up to 80MB/sec read and 30MB/sec write when plugged into a USB3...
Briefly: Dane-Elec, Microsoft SkyDrive, Jobs photo for sale

1GB Lightsaber Flash Drives Will Protect Your Data From The Darkside

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Star Wars comes to your most important portable data via the 1GB lightsaber flash drive, a Japan import that offers Star War fans another reason to get strange looks from “non-believers.” The drives actually light up when powered in, which adds a wow factor and also lets users know...
1GB Lightsaber Flash Drives Will Protect Your Data From The Darkside

SSD prices have halved in a year: is it time to get one now?

www.guardian.co.uk
Data from US and UK retailers shows that SSD or 'Flash' drive prices for use in laptops or as a boot drive for desktops have halved, so that it's now under $1 or £1 per gigabyte. It might be the fastest way to speed up your PCPrice crash! And for...
SSD prices have halved in a year: is it time to get one now?

Lightning crashes: How to manage server flash caches

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Step change in complexity What does it mean for a storage array to manage server flash drives as will happen with EMC's Project Lightning?…...
Lightning crashes: How to manage server flash caches

Nimble Storage gets $40M as IPO approaches

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Flash-based storage provider Nimble Storage has closed a $40.7 million mezzanine round months ahead of schedule, as investors are lining up to get a piece of the next big storage initial public offering. Sequoia Capital and Accel Partners led the round, which brings Nimble’s total funding to $98 million and...
Nimble Storage gets $40M as IPO approaches
A tale of two crashes

The 5 fastest-growing Israeli startups

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This post is written by independent writer and researcher Kevin Ducoff. Considering it has been dubbed the “Startup Nation,” Israel is clearly an important player on the global tech stage. Not only does it have the highest density of tech startups in the world, but these startups attract more venture...
The 5 fastest-growing Israeli startups

Floppytable makes floppies relevant again

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The floppy is dead, long live the Floppytable! An industrial-strength coffee table in the shape of a classic floppy will bring back memories of the days before flash drives and cloud computing. [Read more]...
Floppytable makes floppies relevant again

Winzip 17 adds integration with Box cloud storage

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Winzip has been a household name in file compression for two decades. WinZip 17 takes file compression and management to the cloud with Google Drive, SkyDrive, and Dropbox integration--and now a new update is available that adds Box to the mix. WinZip was a pioneer of the freemium software...
Winzip 17 adds integration with Box cloud storage

Mimobot's US Presidents flash drives give Americans patriotic storage

www.engadget.com
We wouldn't have foreseen thumb drives figuring prominently into our President's Day observations, and yet... here we are. In sync with the holiday, Mimoco has kicked off a US Presidents collection of Mimobot storage that lets Americans carry their national pride on their USB 2.0 ports. Abraham Lincoln and...
Mimobot's US Presidents flash drives give Americans patriotic storage

LG's 55-inch OLED TV gets official design, possible €9,000 price tag

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LG has been coy about details of its 55-inch OLED TV since we saw its hyper-rich organic colors at CES, but it just nailed down a number of details at a Monte Carlo event. The 55EM9600 has seen its display base get a bit bigger now that the screen...
LG's 55-inch OLED TV gets official design, possible €9,000 price tag

Phone handsets: the icon that, like floppy drives, will not die

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Icons rely on your understanding the meaning behind them - but for many people, the floppy drive icon now means "save", even though nobody uses floppies any more. The phone handset is achieving the same immortalityThe 3.5in floppy drive has long been obsolete. Its tiny capacity - just 1.44 megabytes...
Phone handsets: the icon that, like floppy drives, will not die

Tim Cook and Steve Jobs reportedly disagreed on going after Samsung

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Current Apple CEO Tim Cook reportedly opposed going after Samsung for patent infringement for fear of damaging the strong supplier relationship between the two companies, according to a weekend report from Reuters. But Steve Jobs, still CEO in 2011 when Apple finally decided to sue Samsung, insisted, apparently worried...
Tim Cook and Steve Jobs reportedly disagreed on going after Samsung
Launch.it will make sense of the startup news bonanza at CES 2013

SanDisk chasing a growing phone market in India

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SanDisk announced today that it's making a big retail push that will start in India's 12 largest cities, where it mainly will court the country's growing population of mobile phone users. (Of course, it will be more than willing to sell them USB flash drives and camera storage, too.) The...
SanDisk chasing a growing phone market in India

Corsair's Voyager GT Turbo USB 3.0 flash drives put super fast I/O speeds in your pocket

www.engadget.com
Corsair's best known for its SSD and HDD storage solutions and gaming peripherals, but at CES this year the company has unveiled a trio of new USB 3.0 jump drives. Called the Flash Voyager GT Turbo, it promises to deliver read speeds of up to 260MB/s and writes of...
Corsair's Voyager GT Turbo USB 3.0 flash drives put super fast I/O speeds in your pocket
Netgear launches new Wi-Fi range extender and 802.11ac router

An era begins: Microsoft licenses exFAT file system to camcorders, cameras, and Android tablets

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Microsoft today announced it has signed patent licensing agreements for the use of the latest Extended File Allocation Table (exFAT) with five companies. The agreements cover Sharp Android tablets, Sigma and NextoDi high-end cameras and accessories, as well as Black Magic and Atomos Global broadcast-quality video-recording devices. If you’re getting...
An era begins: Microsoft licenses exFAT file system to camcorders, cameras, and Android tablets

Hackers Claim They're Holding Mitt Romney's Tax Returns for Bitcoin Ransom

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Those crazy hackers. Hackers do a lot for epic lulz, including trolling a credulous public in love with stories about improbable, Mission Impossible-worthy hacks. So we are skeptical of The Daily Dot’s article about anonymous (we don’t know if that word should be capitalized yet) Pastebin posts claiming GOP presidential contender Mitt Romney’s...
Hackers Claim They're Holding Mitt Romney's Tax Returns for Bitcoin Ransom

Cloud Concerns? Fox And Warner Bros Will Offer New Content-Storage Service

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Perhaps impatient with the progress of UltraViolet, Hollywood’s ambitious cloud-based movie-storage plan, two movie studios are launching their own cloud product. Warner Bros. (NYSE: TWX) and Fox (NSDQ: NWS) Tuesday announced “Project Phenix,” which will allow consumers to store and manage their hi-def movie purchases on local devices.  The...
Cloud Concerns? Fox And Warner Bros Will Offer New Content-Storage Service

How to Save Ink Printing

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How to Save Ink Printing is a post from Chris Pirillo Add to iTunes | Add to YouTube | Add to Google | RSS FeedThis is a Sponsored Post written by me on behalf of Kodak. All opinions are 100% mine.I print. You print. We all print. However, just because...
How to Save Ink Printing

HGST unites nanoimprints, self-assembling molecules to double hard drive space

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Hard drive makers are in a race to boost capacities and keep spinning disks at least a beat ahead of flash drives on the value curve. We've seen some exotic developments as a result, but HGST wants to go the extra mile by relying on two breakthroughs at once....
HGST unites nanoimprints, self-assembling molecules to double hard drive space

Foxconn Becomes Largest Microsoft Patent Licensee

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Microsoft just scored a coup on the patent royalty front, with a new deal with Taiwanese phone maker, Hon Hai, which owns Foxconn. Under the terms of the deal, Microsoft will get paid a flat fee per Android device that Foxconn makes. And there are a lot of those. A...
Foxconn Becomes Largest Microsoft Patent Licensee
Matrox unveils Thunderbolt dock for latest ultrabooks, Mac portables
Kingston introduces colossal 1TB DataTraveler HyperX Predator flash drive
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