It's a paradox: we are down to 2 1/2 disk drive companies, but seeing more innovative disk drives then we have in years. Thin drives; hybrid drives; helium filled drives. Why?
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.
The intended merger of Drobo, of almost management-free storage fame, and Connected Data, the brand-new maker of an innovative backup appliance, is good news for weary storage users.
A commenter on an earlier post said they wouldn't use Bitcoin until they could do things like pay a restaurant. Well, now you can - and the restaurant doesn't even know it. Here's how.
I had many questions about Bitcoin (BTC) and how it works. Some of them got answered.
Digital coinage like Bitcoin can't do everything a physical coin can do, but that's not stopping people from giving up real money for them. Or are they trading one fake currency for another?
I had a hulking, 45-pound quad-core Mac Pro for years. But my little, 3-pound i7 MacBook Air has faster Geekbench scores and feels snappier. This is why tablets are winning.
Scale matters. Massive data — especially streaming data — requires its own ecosystem. It's not just small data made bigger.
What do Apple, AT&T, Myspace, Verizon and Yahoo! have in common? Little regard for protecting their customers from governmental abuse of power.
A new scale out storage company has come out of stealth mode this morning. Exablox is announcing advanced, low-cost, scale out storage that is optimized for small and medium businesses.
Thunderbolt continues to gain vendor support. That is good news for pro users.