As part of the occasional series Life in post-Constitutional America I'm pleased to offer a brief primer on How to read your FBI file. It isn't as easy as you'd think, since the FBI has failed several times to create a modern data management system - which may not be a bad thing.
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 a computer buff for over 35 years and selling and marketing data storage for over 30 years in companies large and small.
Ricardo Bilton writes for ZDNet's The ToyBox.
Nielsen's VideoScan service found Blu-ray's video disk market share dropped 13.4% the week of September 14.
I've owned a couple of dozen flash drives starting back when they were a dollar a megabyte. Several of them have broken - usually when most needed.
SanDisk and several record companies are announcing a new way to buy MP3s: slotMusic. They are loading the music on flash memory - micro-SD cards it looks like.
By an increasing amountWhy is your storage capacity always less, sometimes a lot less, then what you see advertised on the box? There is only one rule: you will never get the capacity the vendor advertises.
Western Digital is announcing - and commencing volume shipments of - their first 2.5" 500 GB drive.
Archiving on hard drives?Now that disk drives are cheaper per gigabyte than tape cartridges, you might be tempted to archive data on disk drives and stick them on a shelf.
The Intel Developer Forum makes it clear what Apple's new notebooks - which I predict will be announced Tuesday, September 16 - will offer. Will it be worth the wait?
Terabyte notebooks are coming in a couple of years. But what will we fill them with?
Disk vendors have a rough idea of how other to reach 10 TB drives within 10 years. But what about 2 years?