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Disk giants raise the hard-drive banner at a flash storage powwow

The newly formed Storage Products Association aims to raise the profile of spinning disks amid a flash craze.

New SATA spec paves way for faster SSDs

Make way for SATA Express, part of the new SATA revision 3.2 that was ratified on Thursday. The new version should pave the way for faster solid-state discs.

on pcworld.com

The Week in Mac Accessories: Amped

Our latest roundup of Mac accessories includes ways to protect your computer, ways to protect your desk, and new ways to get great sound out of your Mac.

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SanDisk outs a pair of portable, streaming-ready Wi-Fi drives

Sandisk announces two new portable, flash-based Wi-Fi drives for sharing data and streaming multimedia

on pcworld.com

Dropbox promises improved syncing, app-data storage

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.

Droolworthy modern tech with retro design

Technology evolves, but maybe sometimes it shouldn't. These combinations of classic design and modern technology produce beautiful products that you probably can't afford. But looking is free.

on techhive.com

The Week in Mac Accessories: Carry on!

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.

Connected Data announces Transporter 2.0

The manufacturer of the Transporter personal cloud-based storage device has announced a major software update.

How fast is USB 3.0 really?

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 Play Books puts sideloaded ebooks in the cloud

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.

Amazon launches iOS photo app for Cloud Drive

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.

Seagate unleashes first consumer SSD

Seagate Technology today announced its new portfolio of flash-memory devices, taking the wraps off its first consumer SSD and its next generation of enterprise models.

on pcworld.com

Apple expands flash storage options across iMac line

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.