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Lacie Sphere: The beautiful, spherical, silvered, hand-crafted hard drive

Lacie Sphere: The beautiful, spherical, silvered, hand-crafted hard drive

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Need to store data, have $500 to spare, want a hard drive that you'll actually want to show off? Good then you'll be needing the Lacie Sphere by Christofle. For $500 (£305) you'll be able to get this "objet d'art" to sit on your desk looking pretty while storing... >>

Sony Personal Content Station (PCS) LLS-201 pictures and hands-on

Sony Personal Content Station (PCS) LLS-201 pictures and hands-on

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Personal storage is often back-breakingly boring, but Sony's managed to hot-up the solution with one-touch NFC connectivity from its 1TB wireless server. Okay, so it's not totally hotted-up as the "Personal Content Station LLS-201" - which we'll refer... >>

Sony Personal Content Station offers NFC backup, social sharing and transcoding (video)

Sony Personal Content Station offers NFC backup, social sharing and transcoding (video)

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Sony is extending its reach into your content with the launch of the Personal Content Station and Portable Wireless Server. The Sony Personal Content Station (PCS), slick name aside, is basically a home media server, but it comes with a touch of magic,... >>

LaCie Blade Runner: Philippe Starck hard drive to keep Deckard happy

LaCie Blade Runner: Philippe Starck hard drive to keep Deckard happy

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LaCie has teamed up with designer Philippe Starck to launch the limited-edition Blade Runner hard drive. With only 9,999 produced, the LaCie Blade Runner is custom built and designed to be an artistic piece rather than a bland box hidden under a desk. ... >>

LaCie updates its Porsche Design hard drive for Macs, now 10 times faster

LaCie updates its Porsche Design hard drive for Macs, now 10 times faster

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Sexy is not an adjective often associated with hard drives, but then it’s not often hard drives are created by Porsche Design. The LaCie P’9223 Slim SSD is the latest collaboration between LaCie and Porsche Design and is its fastest hard drive yet.... >>

Apple iCloud storage to be downgraded to 5GB from 30 September

Apple iCloud storage to be downgraded to 5GB from 30 September

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If you’re an Apple iCloud subscriber you’ll need to check that your storage capacity hasn’t exceeded 5GB. As of 30 September, the cloud storage service will be limited to 5GB unless users upgrade. An email has been sent to subscribers informing... >>

Amazon Glacier launches as cold storage solution for less-essential photos and files

Amazon Glacier launches as cold storage solution for less-essential photos and files

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Amazon has launched a new remote storage service aimed at those who need to keep masses of files backed up, but don't need to access them regularly. Called Amazon Glacier - a take on the term "cold storage" - it is phenomenally cheap to store huge amounts... >>

Are you using the right SD card?

Are you using the right SD card?

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SD, SDHC, SDXC and all their micro equivalents - whether you buy them branded by Jessops, SanDisk, Kingston, Trascend, Fujifilm, Lexar, Samsung; they’re all basically the same, right? Wrong, but you knew that. What you might not have been so clear about... >>

Seagate Backup Plus USB 3 portable hard drive
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Seagate Backup Plus USB 3 portable hard drive

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Cloud this, cloud that, if it’s not in the cloud these days, well, that’s bad news isn’t it? Of course, local storage can’t really be in the cloud, and we’re a while off replacing all our hard drives with a direct line to a server on the internet.... >>

Apple iCloud vs Google vs Amazon Cloud Drive vs Dropbox vs Microsoft SkyDrive

Apple iCloud vs Google vs Amazon Cloud Drive vs Dropbox vs Microsoft SkyDrive

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It’s been a busy time for cloud storage and music services and Apple’s launch onto the scene with Apple iCloud has officially declared it global war. The lines have begun to blur as to what you own, where you own it and just how much you have to pay... >>