Storage archive

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

    By 7 January 2014

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

    By 26 February 2013

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

    By 25 February 2013

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

    By 7 January 2013

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

    By 25 October 2012

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

    By 26 September 2012

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

    By 22 August 2012

    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?
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    Are you using the right SD card?

    By 17 August 2012

    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  review
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    Seagate Backup Plus USB 3 portable hard drive review

    By 27 June 2012

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

    By 26 April 2012

    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...

  • Google Drive detailed in leaked documents and app
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    Google Drive detailed in leaked documents and app

    By 17 April 2012

    Google Drive, Google's Cloud Storage service that plans to take on Microsoft's SkyDrive, Apple's iCloud, and Dropbox, has been detailed in a leaked document. According to the documents seen by TheNextWeb.com, the new service will come with 5GB of free...

  • Western Digital MyBook Live Duo review
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    Western Digital MyBook Live Duo review

    By 7 March 2012

    Firms like Western Digital are always telling us not to wait until a drive fails to invest in some backup solutions. And people like us are always ignoring them, assuming that it will never happen to us. Well, it did happen to us, and it was only once...

  • Kingston Wi-Drive review
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    Kingston Wi-Drive review

    By 31 January 2012

    When it comes to the iPhone, iPad and iPod, storage is expensive. These devices all have fixed amounts of storage, and no way for consumers to upgrade them with simple memory cards. And that can mean that people end up with less storage than they need,...

  • Sony débuts Micro Vault Mach USB 3.0 flash drive fun
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    Sony débuts Micro Vault Mach USB 3.0 flash drive fun

    By 17 January 2012

    Sony has unleashed what it says will be the first of a wave of new flash memory drives with SuperSpeed USB 3.0 technology: the Sony Micro Vault Mach. This USB 3.0 flash drive packs ultra-fast on-the-go data transfers so would be perfect if you're the...

  • Victorinox 1TB SSD Swiss Army knife pictures and hands-on
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    Victorinox 1TB SSD Swiss Army knife pictures and hands-on

    By 11 January 2012

    Pocket-lint has got its hands on the most expensive pocket-knife in town over in Vegas at CES - the $3,000 Victorinox 1TB SSD Swiss Army knife Taking the phrase "cutting edge technology" quite literally, the Swiss based company has picked up our award...

  • Victorinox 1TB Swiss Army knife announced: Tough SSD storage
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    Victorinox 1TB Swiss Army knife announced: Tough SSD storage

    By 10 January 2012

    Victorinox has announced two new Swiss Army knives which includes a SSD (solid state drive) and Victorinox Slim 3.0 USB, which should give you plenty of options and protection if you need to carry around digital data on a regular basis. The company, which...

  • LaCie Little Big Disk - Thunderbolt Series review
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    LaCie Little Big Disk - Thunderbolt Series review

    By 28 December 2011

    With all new Apple laptops comes a new port - Thunderbolt. It promises to deliver super-fast transfer speeds to Thunderbolt drives or devices, so getting a file from A to B isn't something that takes you longer than getting across town on a Friday night...

  • Free 50GB Box storage comes to LG and Xperia mobiles
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    Free 50GB Box storage comes to LG and Xperia mobiles

    By 1 December 2011

    Those of you sporting a Sony Ericsson Xperia mobile or an LG handset are in line for a huge amount of extra memory for your phone, as Box.net is teaming up with the two mobile manufacturers to bring you 50GB of free storage on download. In respect to...

  • PNY Attaché Evolutive takes storage micro
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    PNY Attaché Evolutive takes storage micro

    By 3 November 2011

    The Napoleon complex is a type of inferiority complex which is said to affect some people who are short in stature. It is, of course, named after the French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte who reportedly only stood 5 foot 6 inches tall. But there's no French...

  • Buffalo CloudStation plugs into the cloud
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    Buffalo CloudStation plugs into the cloud

    By 2 November 2011

    Buffalo is taking its storage options skywards, in partnership with cloud computing specialist Pogoplug, with the launch of the Buffalo CloudStation. The CloudStation is Buffalo's first cloud based personal storage solution and for anyone with prior knowledge...

  • HTC and Dropbox bring free 5GB extra storage to 'all' Android mobiles
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    HTC and Dropbox bring free 5GB extra storage to 'all' Android mobiles

    By 25 October 2011

    HTC has confirmed via its Twitter feed that users of all of its Android smartphones will be getting 5GB of extra memory through the Dropbox cloud storage service. Previously there had been doubts as to whether every Android owner would receive the free...

  • New HTC users to get 5GB free Dropbox service
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    New HTC users to get 5GB free Dropbox service

    By 22 September 2011

    Microsoft has Skydrive, Apple has iCloud, and now HTC has Dropbox following a new partnership between the phone maker and popular cloud storage service. HTC has confirmed to Pocket-lint that users of its latest Android handsets, like the HTC Rhyme, will...

  • SanDisk eyes up Eye-Fi for SD card range
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    SanDisk eyes up Eye-Fi for SD card range

    By 14 September 2011

    SanDisk has announced a partnership with Wi-Fi specialist Eye-Fi, meaning a range of SanDisk SD cards carrying the wireless tech. Packing 802.11n Wi-Fi and Class 4 minimum sustained write speed, the SanDisk Eye-Fi Wireless memory card will be able to...

  • Toshiba takes on Eye-Fi with Wireless SD card
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    Toshiba takes on Eye-Fi with Wireless SD card

    By 1 September 2011

    While it initially might not seem the most exciting of IFA announcements, the Toshiba FlashAir wireless SDHC card is actually a massively useful piece of kit. Being able to send images and video straight from camera to social media sites or computer seems...

  • Hitachi LifeStudio Desk Plus   review
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    Hitachi LifeStudio Desk Plus review

    By 17 August 2011

    Backing up your data is boring. We know. But it's a necessary part of our digital lives. So is there anyway of making it any more exciting? Hitachi hopes so and, as such, has released the LifeStudio Desk Plus - a portable hard disk drive with extras....