Could you use a private, multi-location cloud with no recurring fees, automatic syncing, versioning, and access controls? Think a dead-simple Dropbox, without the security issues — and a sustainable business model.
Storage is what makes a computer your computer. Robin Harris writes about storage and other tech with a focus on the SOHO/SMB market. And fun stuff, too, like PS3 supercomputers and Google's technology.
Robin Harris is Chief Analyst at TechnoQWAN LLC, based in Sedona, Arizona. He has over 30 years in the IT industry, including DEC and Sun, and degrees from Yale and the Wharton School.
Ricardo Bilton writes for ZDNet's The ToyBox.
If the NSA's unconstitutional surveillance of Americans isn't creepy enough, how about an automated tool that links your camera to you through social media? Hidden info stored on every photo makes it possible.
Not only is the new Mac Mini slower than the old quad-core, its configuration is much less flexible. Why the hate, Apple?
The long awaited - by fans of the little silver Mac - updated Mini has arrived. Verdict: heavy on I/O and light on CPU. Here's what you need to know.
With 10TB disk drives due in a few months, the high-end tape vendors needed to respond. With their normal 2x compression ratio, they can store 20TB. How much longer can they keep up?
Why would you store data that you can't read? To keep it secret. The first rule of secrets: Don't tell anyone. Exactly what Apple does. Here's how and why.
Google shocked the storage world by offering cloud storage for 1¢/GB/month 6 months ago. But if Google can make a profit at 1¢, why can't enterprises buy for the same price? One company says they can. How?
Disk drives and flash use nanotechnology to build higher density storage. But why not simply encode data directly into molecules? We could cram a billion gigabytes in a single rack. Here's how.
Shingled Magnetic Recording enables higher disk capacity and will be standard on future HGST enterprise drives including 10TB drives early next year. What is SMR and will it work?
Apple has been bolstering iPhone profits with overpriced flash storage for years. So why change that with the iPhone 6? Apple's thinking has changed.