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Leaving unpowered SSDs in a warm room can kill your data fast

Unlike mechanical hard disk drives, solid state storage drives may lose data if left alone for too long, especially in warmer environments.

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4 handy options for adding storage to your iPhone or iPad

Wireless drives from Seagate and Kingston face off against Lightning-connected drives from SanDisk and Leef.

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USB Type-C peripherals are on the way, and storage devices are first up

After Apple's introduction of USB Type C in the new MacBook, companies have announced peripherals and cables for the connector.

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LaCie announces USB Type-C mobile drives to match Apple's 12-inch MacBook

Need an external hard drive to go with that fancy new 12-inch MacBook you've got your eye on? LaCie's got you covered.

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Think Retro: I'm bringing back the floppy drive

Christopher Phin missed the bzzt-thut-thut-thut of a floppy drive so much he installed one in his PowerBook 1400c. And made a video for you.

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Think Retro: Who else kinda misses their Zip disks?

Christopher Phin still has his Iomega Zip disks, and appreciates how they let him compartmentalize projects, not to mention their delightful thunking and whirring sounds.

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Apple brings back 2TB Mac mini option

Even better, the Mac mini's 2TB storage option is a single Fusion Drive, rather than a pair of traditional hard drives.

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How to double your free OneDrive storage to 30GB

Microsoft's playing off iOS 8 upgrade woes by offering to double your free OneDrive storage space—but only if you act fast.

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iOS 8 compatibility issue forced Dropbox to temporarily suspend automatic photo backups

Because it's not like Dropbox had months to prepare for iOS 8's launch or anything.

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Don’t pull the trigger on upgrading to iCloud Drive just yet

iOS 8 will offer you the option to upgrade to iCloud Drive. Wait.

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Recent iCloud subscribers receiving partial refunds after price cuts

As prices drop, Apple is covering the cost difference from now until the next subscription period.

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The Week in Mac Accessories: Bags and bytes

In our latest roundup of new Mac gear, we've got all kinds of ways to carry your MacBook, plus mega-storage, colorful mice, standing desks, and more.

Edward Snowden: Dropbox is 'hostile to privacy'

Dropbox may be popular, but Snowden is no fan of the file sync service.

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