The Apple Thunderbolt display promises a seamless experience turning your MacBook into a desktop. The reality is something less.
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.
Disk vendors are running out of options when it comes to increasing disk drive density. One increasingly attractive option: Shingled Magnetic Recording (SMR). What is it and will it succeed?
We don't think of Formula 1 racing as a Big Data application. But it is. Here's why.
The Mac Fusion Drive, melding SSD and hard drive, sounded like a great idea. But upon learning more this is another flashy Mac feature that won't work well for pro users, due to OS X's aging architecture.
Every system uses dynamic random access memory (DRAM), but how good is it? Bad news: not nearly as good as vendors would like us to think. Good news: we're learning.
Apple takes their trademark top-of-the-line approach with the Fusion drive: a 128GB SSD built into a 1 or 3TB hard drive. Suddenly every other hybrid drive looks like old news. And they are.
The flooding in Thailand last year knocked out a quarter of the world's disk drive production capacity, causing shortages and price spikes. But that's all behind us now.
The CD player came out on October 1, 1982. Now, 30 years later, CDs are all but dead, killed by iTunes and MP3s. Is the familiar form factor doomed?
The iPad is only a reboot of Steve Job's original Mac vision of the accessible appliance computer. Don't believe me? Look at the specs.
The Ultrabook is one of the notable fiascos of recent years because of high prices. Can hybrid disk drives fix that?