Forget filing your discovery documents away in some basement storage closet or backing them up in piles of external hard drives. Logikcull, the eDiscovery company, is promising that it will reduce discovery archiving to its simplest form: a single drag and drop. The company is offering one-step, cloud-based data archiving......
The DVR functionality for Xbox One will require you to have an external HDD connected to the console. Microsoft has confirmed that Xbox One DVR won’t work with your internal hard drive. Instead, you need to connect an external one. The decision to limit the feature to external drives makes sense, considering Xbox One comes […]
Microsoft says optimizing storage is the priority, meaning shows can't be recorded onto internal system drives.
At Gamescom Microsoft confirmed that a feature will be making its way to the Xbox One soon that had already been rumored multiple times and happened to be one that fans were anxiously waiting for. The Xbox One DVR feature will go live...Show More Summary
During its Gamescom presentation, Microsoft announced its Xbox One will have a new feature that will allow it to record over-the-air TV, essentially turning the console into a makeshift DVR. Unfortunately, we’re learning about some stipulations...Show More Summary
Say you bought a CD and you wanted to create a digital version for home use, so you rip the CD and store it on an MP3 player. You then copy the ripped music into your external hard drive to backup in case something goes wrong. This sounds like something a lot of us are doing or have done in the past. Show More Summary
Even though modern consoles ship with at least 500GB of storage, you only have to install a small number of digital games before your internal disk is full. Sony and Microsoft have alleviated some of the pain by bundling more storage,...Show More Summary
The rise in popularity of USB 3.0 has enabled a large number of high-speed bus-powered storage devices. While flash drives and external SSDs can take advantage of the high-speed nature of the interface, bus-powered external hard drives (2.5") still remain the only way for consumers to have an economical high capacity option. Show More Summary
Engineers have found a new way to switch the polarization of nanomagnets without the need for an external magnetic field. The advance brings the semiconductor industry a major step closer to moving high-density storage from hard disks onto integrated circuits, and could soon lead to instant-on computers that operate with far greater speed and use significantly less power.
Scientists have developed a variety of nanoparticles that can be made to heat up when excited by an external energy source. These have the potential to revolutionize how cancer is treated, but they can be hard to control because the heat produced is unpredictable. Show More Summary
Get eight eneloop rechargeable batteries for $20, plus our favorite external hard drive for the Xbox One has never been cheaper.
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To take up less space on their Mac hard drive, some users opt to move iTunes backups externally. I wrote a Mac Help piece about this quite some time ago and still get mail regularly. What happens when you don't want to use an external drive to back up your iOS devices anymore? Well, no panicking: It's easy to undo. Show More Summary
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What do you do when your computer is spoilt, or has been stolen, or your external hard drive fails on you when you’re trying to put a music record together and you can’t afford to get it fixed or buy a new one? Some people might have simply thrown their hands up and admit defeat, but not in the case of Brooklyn-based rapper Prince Harvey. Show More Summary
Got a spare internal hard drive or SSD laying around? Turn it into an external storage device with this cheap, tool-free enclosure. [Inateck 2.5 Inch USB 3.0 HDD SATA External Hard Drive Disk Enclosure Case, $10 with code MEJZCFKK]http://www.amazon.com/Tool-free-Inat... Read more...
Chances are you’ve encountered this dilemma when using a flash drive or external hard drive on your computer- should I eject the drive first, or just pull the cord? You’ve probably asked a few people that very question and met with conflicting...Show More Summary
If you’ve been waiting on a good deal to upgrade your home network to 802.11ac, this might push you over the edge. Amazon’s tossing in a free 1TB external drive when you purchase a highly-rated NETGEAR Nighthawk AC1900 router for $170. Show More Summary
These three cloud storage services are the most popular solutions for those who fill their devices’ internal memories with files and don’t want to move them to an external hard disk, memory stick or DVD. They’re very useful because by...Show More Summary
We tested the 2 TB Toshiba Canvio Connect portable external hard disk drive, which uses the USB 3.0 interface. Let's see if it is a good product.