Handbrake is a great app. I've learned a few things after ripping hundreds of my DVDs you might want to know.
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.
Flash, despite its vast success, is hardly an ideal storage medium - for one thing it gets slower and more fragile as it shrinks - so many expect resistance RAM - ReRAM - to win long term. Crossbar announces the first ReRAM that could replace flash.
When it comes to low latency and high bandwidth, the memory bus is hard to beat. But a terabyte? Diablo Technologies has announced one.
The longest PC sales decline in history has the industry in shock. We are in a new era with smart phones and tablets. But the bottom is deeper than many expect. Here's why.
Microsoft's new strategy: be all things to all people - infrastructure, business, entertainment, services. Why would anyone think that would work?
RAID5 isn't for protecting your data – it is for keeping your applications running when there is a failure. And it is no substitute for backup.
Mavericks is the name of the next OS X version. But Mavericks the place - one of the world's top big wave surf sites - is also a story of obsession, danger and death, not unlike the story of Steve Jobs.
The movie "Moneyball" celebrated a "Big Data" approach to maximizing returns from investments. Can Big Data do the same for government?
First ESPN dropped their 3-D sports channel. Now the BBC is putting a hold on 3-D. Is 3-D doomed?
The tiny little power-packed tube is engineered like a 1960s mainframe computer: a central processor with a lot of I/O. That makes the economic case for it very different than for other PCs.