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LaCie announces Starck Mobile USB 3.0 portable hard drive

LaCie has announced the Starck Mobile USB 3.0. The drive is a version of the Starck Mobile Hard Drive, but with USB 3.0 support.

Synology announces environmentally friendly, multi-feature NAS server

DS411j is intended for home offices and small businesses and works with Synology's DiskStation Manager 3.0 to provide secure and ample storage space, stream multimedia entertainment, and manage data.

Apricorn announces Aegis Padlock 750GB

Apricorn, a leading developer of external storage solutions, announced a new entry in its security-focused Padlock line, the Aegis Padlock 750GB.

LaCie releases USB 3.0 driver for Macs

LaCie has announced the availability of a free USB 3.0 driver for Mac OS, which, when installed and used in conjunction with a USB 3.0 expansion card, gives Mac users full USB 3.0 compatibility.

Hitachi announces G-Drive Slim Hard Drive

On Tuesday, Hitachi Global Storage Technologies announced the release of its G-Drive Slim, a 2.5-inch external hard drive billed as the "thinnest hard drive in the world."

PhotoFast to sell MacBook Air flash storage upgrade kit

Taiwanese-based PhotoFast on Thursday announced its new GM2 SFV1, an upgrade kit for the MacBook Air. The kit allows owners of the new 11-inch MacBook Air to upgrade from the standard 64GB or 128GB flash storage to 256GB.

LaCie releases new USB 3.0-based hard drives

LaCie on Thursday released two new hard drives. The d2 USB 3.0 and the 2big USB 3.0.

Boost your Mac's speed with a hybrid drive

Macworld senior contributors Rob Griffiths and Kirk McElhearn replaced their Mac's stock hard drive with a Seagate Momentus XT hybrid drive, which has 4GB of flash storage and a 500GB hard drive. The result: Performance improvements that are well worth the money.

Is the MacBook Air a peek into the future of laptops?

Much more than a "$999 netbook," the new MacBook Air might well be a harbinger of things to come in the world of mobile computing. Here's a look at three innovations to watch out for in future laptops.

MacBook Air could foretell death of laptop hard drives

Analysts say Apple's backing and declining prices of SSDs could convince consumers and CIOs that hard drives aren't always needed.

Hitachi-LG prototypes 1TB Blu-ray cartridge storage for network backups

Hitachi-LG Data Storage has developed a prototype data storage device that uses Blu-ray Disc cartridges, each capable of holding a terabyte of data.

MicroNet unveils new RAIDBank5

MicroNet, a storage developer catering to the small and medium business community, unveiled its new RAIDBank5 storage solution.

WD My Book Live lets you stream media, back up files

Western Digital's new My Book Live network storage device lets you centralize your household media so that you can access it on a variety of devices.