Even as eye candy has been added to the Mac interface, basic functionality critical to data integrity and reliable operation have been subtracted. Is this Apple's design chief Jony Ive's fault?
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 has been messing with computers for over 30 years and selling and marketing data storage for over 20 in companies large and small.
Ricardo Bilton writes for ZDNet's The ToyBox.
Several commenters on yesterday's Thunderbolt vs. USB 3.0 post stated that there are no Thunderbolt products. In fact, there are hundreds of Thunderbolt products. You just can't afford them.
What's the difference between USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt? After playing with USB 3.0 for the last 6 months--and Thunderbolt for more than a year--here's what I've found.
The USB 3.0 Promoter Group announced plans to double USB 3.0 bandwidth to 10Gbs. That would make more sense if anyone was complaining about current USB 3.0 speeds.
I heard about the 1,000 year DVD several years ago. I didn't believe it it would ever work, but now I do. Here's why.
A single Blu-ray disc isn't very fast or large. So how can it be used in enterprise storage? Panasonic's answer: lash 12 together to make a fast, long-life - 50 years - robotic storage system.
Priced from $15 to $1500 there's something for every budget, even Mitt Romney's! Here's what I'd like for Christmas, if I didn't already own all of these.
NAND flash is a wearing resource - like tires on a car - which creates many problems for high duty cycle storage. But a Taiwanese manufacturer demonstrates how to overcome that limit. Will it fly in the marketplace?
Make Blu-ray almost as cheap as DVDs and it will sell. $40 Blu-ray players and $1.99 Blu-rays sell like hotcakes. Is the industry ready to accept near-DVD pricing for Blu-ray quality?
The Apple Thunderbolt display promises a seamless experience turning your MacBook into a desktop. The reality is something less.