IBM and Fujifilm have demonstrated a technology that, if productized, could give us a 70 TB tape cartridge. Is tape dead - or merely sleeping?
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.
Does stored data make you a target? Recent events underline the risk of massive data storage: the US Government's continued policy of arbitrary search and seizure of storage devices at the border; and the China-based hack attack on Google and 20 some-odd other companies. Microfiche, anyone?
You'll be hearing a lot about USB 3.0 this year. And well you should, because its potential is vast. But will system vendors step up to the plate to deliver all of USB 3's goodness?
The Blu-ray Disk Association (BDA) announced last week that your brand new Blu-ray player is already obsolete: it is incompatible with the new 3D Blu-ray spec.
The industry is shipping new 4k drives that drop the ancient 512 byte disk sector for a 4096 byte - 4k - sector. What's in it for you? And what will it do to you? Here's what you need to know.
The US Air Force Research Laboratory has put out a request for 2200 PS3s just in time for Christmas. Here's why.
Analysts say Linux has 1/3rd of the netbook market. Microsoft says they have a 93% share. They can't both be right. Who's lying?
Put your RFID passport in a signal blocking wallet. But pulled out and read it broadcasts your private data for any RFID sniffer to record. And then?
Swoopo's VC backer comes back with a longer response to my critical review of the company. Are you convinced?
Separating fools - or, in my case, the momentarily bored - from their money is an ancient occupation. So is 3 card monte. That doesn’t make it right.