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Scientists calculate total data stored to date: 295+ exabytes

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 use Dropbox?

How do you take advantage of the Dropbox application and Web service? Macworld wants to know.

iPad to lead 400 percent surge in NAND flash use

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.

How we test hard drives

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 aims storage arrays at SMBs

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 move could bring storm to unlimited cloud storage

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).

Expo Notes: Up close with Seagate's GoFlex Mac drives

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.

Expo Notes: Dolly Drive marries Time Machine to the cloud

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 adds Mozy cloud service to desktop Smart Storage box

Cisco announced that it has added a hosted backup service to its entry-level, desktop disk storage arrays.

Hitachi ships first 3TB enterprise-class SATA hard drive

Hitachi announced its highest density enterprise-class 3.5-in drive, the Ultrastar 7K3000.

ioSafe releases disaster-proof Rugged Portable SSD, HDD

ioSafe's Rugged Portable is an ultra-durable portable hard drive that sports the kind of multifaceted protection that would make James Bond proud.

Intel: Light Peak interconnect technology is ready

An Intel executive on Friday said that its Light Peak interconnect technology, designed to link computers to devices like displays and external storage, is ready for implementation.

Iomega reveals SuperHero Charger and Iomega TV with Boxee

On Thursday, the digital storage and content management manufacturer announced the release of two new products: the SuperHero Backup & Charger and the Iomega TV with Boxee.

Western Digital announces Scorpio Black Notebook Drive

On Wednesday, Western Digital announced that the latest hard drive in its Black series is ready and shipping. The WD Scorpio Black is a 2.5-inch SATA hard drive that the company boasts will improve a notebook's performance so dramatically, it will be competitive with desktop computers.

Samsung announces first DDR4 DRAM module

Samsung has completed development of the industry's first DDR4 DRAM module that has twice the performance of today's DDR3 DRAM.