On the face of it Toshiba's HD DVD format had a lot going for it. What went wrong?
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.
because it's clueless. You know you've got a problem when your disk drive goes ka-thunk.
Bowing to the inevitable - finally! - Hollywood Reporter says:The format war has turned into a format death watch.
The magnetic spots in disk storage are already smaller than semiconductor feature sizes, and patterned media and heat-assisted recording will allow 10 TB 2.5" disks in a few years.
Now that Netflix and Best Buy are in the Blu-ray camp and Toshiba is reportedly admitting defeat, you may be thinking about buying a Blu-ray player. I've been using a Blu-ray disk player and a half dozen Blu-ray movies for a couple of months.
Google works for the Internet. But what about your home or office intranet, and all your portable devices?
What does the MBA's $1,000 SSD give you? According to the Wall Street Journal's Walt Mossberg: not much.
Not only has the White House lost 5 million emails - or not, they aren't sure - vital White House emails have for years been run through an insecure 12-man ISP in Chattanooga Tennessee. Why?
Take 1 flailing Internet company, add a 2nd flailing Internet company, and what do you get? A bigger flailing Internet company.
Create the ultimate gaming supercomputer? You've overclocked, water cooled, matched DIMMs, added 10k drives and the latest 1 GB video card.