Don't-Miss Storage Stories
So you got a new Mac for the holidays. What to do with your old Mac? Why not use it as a server for backup? Senior editor Christopher Breen shows how to set up a Mac as a backup server on your network.
Since its introduction as part of OS X 10.5 Leopard in 2007, Time Machine has given Mac users an easy way to back up and restore files. From the beginning, though, Time Machine’s design has made it less than ideal for certain backup needs. As time has passed, backup products have evolved. How does Time Machine compare to the competition today?
Solid-state storage has helped to raise the wave of portable computer alternatives that has hit the market over the past few years, and 2011 is likely to see that technology become more affordable and better performing.
Tthe government's Trademark Trial and Appeal Board has ruled that "thumb drive" is not a generic term and therefore ThumbDrive is worthy of trademark protection.
A slew of Web services offer affordable online backup for your Mac including Backblaze, Mozy, Carbonite, JungleDisk, Dropbox, and CrashPlan. These services are often simple to use as well: you install software from the service on your computer, and it backs up your files over the Internet.
Synology America Corp, a manufacturer of network attached storage devices for homes and businesses, announces the release of its newest server, the Disk Station DS1511+.
Hitachi has announced its highest capacity 2.5-in laptop drive, which comes with up to 500GB of capacity and exceeds competitor's products in areal density by...
On Thursday evening, the company officially rolled out Dropbox version 1.0, bringing with it a whole host of improvements, including—to the joy of MacBook Air users everywhere—support for selective folder sync.
OWC on Tuesday announced its new Do-It-Yourself (DIY) SSD Storage Upgrade Kit. The kit allows owners of the MacBook, MacBook Pro, and Mac mini to upgrade the hard drive and replace it with a solid-state drive (SSD) from OWC.
A new networked-attached storage device from Synology allows up to 6TB of storage and includes a built-in SD-card reader.
Toshiba announced its first 2.5-inch SAS SSDs for the enterprise, which sport fast sustained read rates of up to 510MBps.
Seagate today announced the second generation of its Constellation drive, the industry's first 2.5-in enterprise-class drive with 1TB of capacity.
Macworld Lab performed torture tests on the flash storage in the MacBook Air, as well as on the SSD option for the iMac. Are these flash-based storage device susceptible to performance degradation over time?
Samsung announced today that it is ready to release a new set of 8GB DIMMs that takes advantage of stacking memory chips vertically to achieve 30% fewer...
With hundreds and hundreds of products that are released every year, we look for the ones that truly stand out, the products that offer the best quality, innovation, and value. Eventually, we came up with the list you see here, the best 24 products of 2010. The winners help prove that the Mac market is very much alive and well.