Don't-Miss Storage Stories
On Tuesday, Dropbox kicked off its first developers conference (called DBX) by announcing three new APIs that free developers from filling in those gaps, APIs that will help developers enhance Dropbox support in their apps and lead to new features for Dropbox users.
This week's roundup of Mac accessories includes new ways to carry your precious Apple equipment around safely, as weel as new external storage and docking solutions.
The manufacturer of the Transporter personal cloud-based storage device has announced a major software update.
Now that USB 3.0 is found on (almost) every new Mac, the Macworld Lab decided to put its real-world speed to the test, especially compared with FireWire 800 and Thunderbolt.
Google now lets you upload your own PDFs and ePub-formatted ebooks into your Play Books library. Once there, you can sync them across the Web as well as Android and iOS devices.
Got photos? You'll be happy to know you can use your iPhone to safely store them on Amazon Cloud Drive thanks to the company's new—and free—iOS app.
In the market for an iMac? You'll be happy to hear you can now have a side of Flash storage with that dish of awesome thinness.
After some of the product announcements made at this week's National Association of Broadcasters trade show in Las Vegas, look for more storage devices sporting Thunderbolt interfaces to hit the market later this year.
Intel has doubled the speed of the Thunderbolt data transfer technology, which will soon shuttle data between host computers like Macs and peripherals at a rate of 20 gbps (bits per second).
If you're looking for the latest USB 3.0 technology (including the hubbiest hub ever) look no further than the latest Mac-accessory roundup. Also: cases, key covers, adapter holders, super docks, air filters, and even a backpack.
One analyst contends that Apple's real business model is storage, which at least explains why it's building such a huge new headquarters. Plus, your iMessages are really way more secure than they probably need to be.