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The arrival of Apple’s latest MacBook Pro models brings with it a brand-new connection technology called Thunderbolt. And by brand-new, we mean “just announced this morning,” which raises lots of questions about what, exactly, Thunderbolt is and why Apple has chosen to make it a flagship feature of the company’s newest notebooks. Here’s what you need to know about the industry’s latest connection standard.
In the old days, you probably kept all of your private data on your Mac. Today, your information is most likely stored across multiple Macs, iOS devices, and cloud-based storage services. Fortunately, there are tools that can keep your data safe, no matter where it lies.
Current methods for securely wiping data from magnetic hard disks simply aren't reliable enough to use on solid state drives (SSDs), a detailed study by...
Users complained that Seagate's Momentus XT hybrid drive, which combines SSD with a hard drive, has major problems with its spindown feature.
Scientists at the University of California released a report showing that as of 2007, the world had stored 295 exabytes of data.
How do you take advantage of the Dropbox application and Web service? Macworld wants to know.
Apple’s iPad is leading an almost five-fold surge in NAND flash memory use this year as consumers gobble up tablets in increasing numbers, according to a report released Friday by HIS iSuppli.
We at Macworld are always looking to improve and streamline our product testing, and as hard drives boast bigger storage capacity and increasingly faster transfer times, our editors and interns at Macworld are updating the way we test these devices in our labs
Drobo today announced its first storage array for small- and medium-size businesses, moving upstream from its traditional consumer and small office/home...
Mozy's MozyHome service will now charge $5.95 a month for up to 50GB of storage capacity, and $9.99 per month for up to 125GB capacity (and as many as three computers).
Seagate made news at Macworld 2011 by introducing a new family of hard drives geared specifically for the Mac. McKinley Noble stops by the Seagate booth on the show floor for a closer look at the new GoFlex drives.
Time Machine, as it ships in Mac OS X, works only with external hard drives. When you use the Dolly Drive software, it shows Dolly Drive-provided cloud storage as available drives. When it’s time for Time Machine to run, encrypted files are saved to the Dolly Drive cloud storage.
Cisco announced that it has added a hosted backup service to its entry-level, desktop disk storage arrays.
Hitachi announced its highest density enterprise-class 3.5-in drive, the Ultrastar 7K3000.
ioSafe's Rugged Portable is an ultra-durable portable hard drive that sports the kind of multifaceted protection that would make James Bond proud.