Cloud storage is a great way to keep your hard drive clear and your most valuable data safe, but it can cost you. That makes this offer from Zoolz especially drool worthy — it’s 500 GB of instant-access cloud storage, and another 500 GB of ‘Cold Storage’ for the files you want kept secured over the […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
We sifted through hundreds of Amazon's daily deals this morning to come up with the best of the bunch, and bargain hunters will sure be glad we did. Included in today's batch are a 2TB external hard drive at a killer price, a 55-inch...Show More Summary
Despite advances in CPU, GPU, and memory technologies, for most users, moving from a traditional hard drive to a solid state drive remains one of the most effective PC upgrades possible. Although there are usually trade-offs in terms of capacity (unless you’ve got an unlimited budget), solid state drives offer [...]
Etsy has been thinking hard about the gig economy. The online marketplace for handmade goods knows its sellers aren't traditional gig economy workers. They're not paid hourly, and they're not delivering food or driving an Uber. Etsy...Show More Summary
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PRIVACY: Germany orders Facebook to stop collecting data on WhatsApp users. Hardly anything beats vanilla Facebook’s newsfeed for driving traffic, but Messenger and WhatsApp are downright creepy and I refuse to install them on any device.
Pawel Zadrozniak (a.k.a. “Silent“) recently created a great rendition of the song “Black or White” by Michael Jackson on The Floppotron, which consists of 64 floppy drives, 8 hard drives, and 2 scanners. Here is the original song for comparison. Related Laughing Squid PostsThe Game of Thrones Theme Song Played on 64 Floppy Drives, 8 […]
We all know air-cooled 911s command obscene prices these days. But we also know that they happen to be fantastic to own and drive , if you’re hard enough to handle what comes up. So what’s the most expensive old 911 you can find right now? Read more...
Othman Laraki and Elad Gil were sitting on Twitter’s roof deck after their previous company Mixer Labs had been acquired. Gil had brought a small hard drive with him — which happened to contain data on his genome being sequenced — and Laraki wanted to take a look at the data. Show More Summary
Samsung wants to slash SSD prices by 2020, with a 512GB drive matching the price of a 1TB HDD today. Samsung will need to cut prices by nearly 70% if it wants to pull that off.
I just put more than 1,000 miles on a Cadillac ATS-V , driving in a spirited fashion (read: ripping burnouts) around Michigan’s upper peninsula, and maybe off-roading in the forest a little bit. I made the V work hard, but it just laughed at me and begged for more. And I finally answered a burning question we’ve had for months: can it go camping? Read more...
Plex has introduced Plex Cloud which is essentially a cloud version of the Plex Media Server and allows users to stream their content via the cloud versus from a hard drive.
One of the new, handy features in macOS Sierra takes care of something you probably don’t think much about: cluttered files filling up your hard drive. Now there’s a built-in utility that replaces those third-party tools and makes it easy to find space-hogging files, old applications, and more. Read more...
This is a video of Europe's 'The Final Countdown' (aka Gob Bluth's theme song) performed by hardware engineer Pawe? Zadro?niak's Floppotron, a band consisting of 64 floppy drives, eight hard drives and two scanners. I would not pay more than a dollar to see it in concert. Show More Summary
Bumper stickers on sale at an anti-war protest. (Photo: Patricia Marroquin/shutterstock.com) Whether it’s “Yes She Can” or “Hillary for Prison,” it’s hard to take a drive anywhere in the United States without coming up on at least a few different political bumper stickers. Show More Summary
Watch as the “Floppotron” performs Europe’s “The Final Countdown” on 64 floppy drives, 8 hard drives, and 2 scanners. For those who’ve never seen the machine, the “Floppotron” is a computer hardware orchestra that uses the power of old hardware to create music. Show More Summary
Online retailer Amazon is now offering the Xbox One 500GB Console – Name Your Game Bundle for only $229 with free shipping, $70 less than the normal retail price of $299. The product includes: This product includes: 500GB hard drive Xbox One Console, digital download code to choose one of four games (listed in next […]
Pawel Zadrozniak a.k.a. “Silent” has programmed the electronic orchestra of sixty-four floppy drives, eight hard disks and two scanners contained in his incredible Floppotron to play an incredible, if not slightly eerie version the classic Europe song “The Final Countdown” The original version from 1986. Related Laughing Squid PostsThe Game of Thrones Theme Song Played […]
Keep your files protected from hard drive failure using the mirrored volume feature built-in on Windows 10. It's not a matter of "if," it's a matter of "when." Sooner or later the hard drive on your computer will die, and the odds are that you will lose all your files stored on that drive. Of course, there is a number of ways to prevent data loss. Show More Summary