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Dropbox doubles size of Pro accounts for free, intros 500GB plan

Google closes in on Google Drive launch, its long awaited Dropbox competitor

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Google is reportedly close to launching its long awaited cloud storage service Drive, delivering a personal file-synchronisation platform that will allow users to store and copy files between computers and mobile devices. The Wall Street Journal cites sources familiar with the matter, which state that Drive will facilitate the storing of...
Google closes in on Google Drive launch, its long awaited Dropbox competitor

Apple says 21-inch iMac shipping November 30, 27-inch model in December

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Since its iPad mini event, Apple has kept customers in the dark as to when they can get their hands on its new iMacs. Today, the company has announced that the 21-inch iMac will be available from November 30, with the 27-inch model going on sale in December.   This...
Apple says 21-inch iMac shipping November 30, 27-inch model in December

LG Intuition 4G LTE may become available on Verizon September 6th

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The day of September 6th is gearing up to be a rather hefty one for Verizon: earlier we reported that the Samsung Galaxy Stellar is slated to launch on that date, and it's also the day after Motorola unveils its latest lineup for Big Red. Why not throw in...
LG Intuition 4G LTE may become available on Verizon September 6th

LG Working On A Nexus 5, Wants Deeper Partnerships On TVs And Glass, Report Claims

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LG is an Android smartphone OEM that, like many others, finds itself in the shadow of Samsung. But it scored an impressive hit with the Nexus 4, the $300 unlocked Google-branded Android reference phone it released last year, and according to the Korea Times, it’s already working on a follow-up...
LG Working On A Nexus 5, Wants Deeper Partnerships On TVs And Glass, Report Claims

Apple's New 'Fusion Drive' Not a Typical Hybrid Drive

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Amongst the many new products Apple introduced today, they also announced a new storage option called Fusion Drive. Apple's website describes how the drive works: With Fusion Drive in your iMac, disk-intensive tasks -- from booting up to launching apps to importing photos -- are faster and more efficient. That's...
Apple's New 'Fusion Drive' Not a Typical Hybrid Drive

Taser's on-officer cameras catch you in the act, right to remain silent imperative

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Taser International has released an update to its on-officer system, the AXON Flex. The new rig provides law enforcement officials with body-mounted cameras that capture video evidence "from the officer's perspective." These recording devices can be affixed to the hat, collar, shoulder or on specially designed Oakley shades and...
Taser's on-officer cameras catch you in the act, right to remain silent imperative

Google Drive hands-on

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It's been a long time in the making, but the once-mythical cloud storage service known to all as Google Drive is real, and it made its official debut today -- and even though Goog's taken plenty of time to make it available to the masses, our impatience certainly got...
Google Drive hands-on
Slim Western Digital hard drive gives ultrabooks a cheap storage option
Hands-on: Windows 8's SkyDrive

Iomega offers new Ivy Bridge storage, partners with McAfee

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Storage solution provider Iomega announced a new flagship product today, the Iomega StorCenter px12-450r Network Storage array, a networked data storage system incorporating an Ivy Bridge processor from Intel. Iomega also announced the addition of McAfee VirusScan Enterprise to all Iomega StorCenter PX series products. Iomega's new storage option would...
Iomega offers new Ivy Bridge storage, partners with McAfee

Storage Options intros Scroll Extreme, says it's 'world's most powerful tablet under £200'

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Sure, CES and MWC brought along a plethora of Ice Cream Sandwich slates this year. So what sort of harm can adding one more to the pile do -- especially if it claims to be the most powerful sub-£200 Android slab on the globe. Enter Storage Option's Scroll Extreme,...
Storage Options intros Scroll Extreme, says it's 'world's most powerful tablet under £200'
Fusion Drive: Apple jumps on the (ridiculously overpriced) SSD cache bandwagon

Microsoft's Surface Pro Gets A 256GB Storage Option When It Hits The Japanese Market In June

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Microsoft’s Surface Pro, the tablet/laptop amalgam device designed to perfectly showcase Windows 8, is getting a 256 SSD internal storage option, the biggest yet for the device. Previously, Microsoft has shipped the Surface Pro with either a 64GB or 128GB internal drive, but when it arrives in Japan June 7,...
Microsoft's Surface Pro Gets A 256GB Storage Option When It Hits The Japanese Market In June

Minibox raises $800,000 to take on Dropbox with its lightning-fast file transfer and storage service

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The cloud storage space has taken off in recent years thanks to a plethora of startups like Dropbox and Box, not to mention services from heavyweights like Microsoft, Google and others. Yet, despite many big names and relative market consolidation, San Francisco-based Minibox is a new entrant that’s raised $800,000 to...
Minibox raises $800,000 to take on Dropbox with its lightning-fast file transfer and storage service
Google Combines Free Storage On Gmail, Google+ & Drive: 15GB Total

Dropbox Pro accounts get double the storage for the same price, 500GB option thrown in for kicks

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Are you a digital packrat, uploading anything and everything you can possibly think of to your Dropbox Pro account? Happy days are here again, friends: the storage service has upgraded its Pro accounts, doubling its 50GB and 100GB plans for the same cost (the Pro 100 is $10 per...
Dropbox Pro accounts get double the storage for the same price, 500GB option thrown in for kicks

DreamHost Enters Cloud Storage Fray With Ceph-Powered DreamObjects

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In the beginning there was Amazon Simple Storage Service. And it was good. Soon after came Rackspace Cloud Files. And it was good. Today DreamHost is announcing their DreamObjects cloud storage solution to offer customers another hosted storage option. DreamObjects storage is provided by Ceph, the distributed object store created...
DreamHost Enters Cloud Storage Fray With Ceph-Powered DreamObjects

Dell refreshes its XPS 12 Ultrabook, XPS 27 all-in-one and XPS 8500 desktop

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Now that it's unveiled its next-gen Ultrabook, Dell's taking the opportunity to refresh the machines it's already got. Starting with the XPS 12 convertible Ultrabook, the company is adding an NFC chip, Haswell processors and a bigger battery (50Wh, up from 47Wh). Between that CPU change and the enlarged...
Dell refreshes its XPS 12 Ultrabook, XPS 27 all-in-one and XPS 8500 desktop
Google Pixel Chromebook: Bold, Beautiful And Very, Very Expensive

HTC One X+ review: it's the One X, and then some

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A spec bump in the middle of a product cycle? All the cool cats do it these days, even if they risk alienating customers who just bought what they thought was this year's flagship device. HTC has actually played this game for a while, first with the Sensation XE,...
HTC One X+ review: it's the One X, and then some

SoftLayer intros global cloud storage option for big data

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SoftLayer, a provider of automated hosting services for applications, is going global on its next venture.Based on OpenStack, the SoftLayer Global Object Storage is designed to serve as a cloud-based portal that enables users to store, manage and retrieve large amounts of data anywhere, anytime.Examples of the types of files...
SoftLayer intros global cloud storage option for big data

Dell's Alienware X51 on Ubuntu may aim for Steam Box status

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Dell could be angling for "Steam box" status with the Alienware X51, a living room-friendly, small form factor gaming desktop that is now available with the Ubuntu Linux operating system preinstalled. Alienware has been selling Windows-sporting versions of the X51 for more than a year now at $699 and...
Dell's Alienware X51 on Ubuntu may aim for Steam Box status

Filetrek Raises $10 Million For Cloud-Based File Sharing Platform

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FileTrek, a new cloud storage and file-sharing platform launching today, has raised $10 million in Series B funding led by Anthem Venture Partners, Telesystem, and Ontario Emerging Technologies Funds. Filetrek is designed to allow enterprises to add secure file sharing, project collaboration, and the ability for managers to track content...
Filetrek Raises $10 Million For Cloud-Based File Sharing Platform

The 32GB 4G LTE BlackBerry PlayBook Is Now Available From Candian Carriers For $550

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RIM announced the 4G LTE BlackBerry PlayBook earlier this month and it’s finally available from several Canadian carriers. The LTE tablet is slightly upgraded from its WiFi-only counterpart with a 1.5GHz CPU and 32GB storage option, but the main difference is the new LTE radio. The 7-inch PlayBook is a...
The 32GB 4G LTE BlackBerry PlayBook Is Now Available From Candian Carriers For $550

Apple announces Fusion Drive for iMac: Merging the benefits of Flash SSD and a traditional HDD

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Today at its “iPad Mini” event in San Jose, Apple has just announced Fusion Drive, a new storage option which merges together the benefits of a Flash SSD and a traditional hard drive. While technically the Fusion Drive consists of two separate pieces of hardware, Apple explains that the drives are “fused together with...
Apple announces Fusion Drive for iMac: Merging the benefits of Flash SSD and a traditional HDD
Samsung announces new Galaxy Player 5.8 ahead of IFA

SSDs vs. hard drives vs. hybrids: Which storage tech is right for you?

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In times past, choosing the best PC storage option required merely selecting the highest-capacity hard drive one could afford. If only life were still so simple! The fairly recent rise of solid-state drives and hybrid drives (which mix standard hard drives with solid-state memory) have significantly altered the storage landscape,...
SSDs vs. hard drives vs. hybrids: Which storage tech is right for you?
Google spiffs up its cloud -- take that Amazon!
Storage: the crack cocaine of cloud computing
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