Don't-Miss Storage Stories
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.
Apple is dominating the cloud storage wars, followed by Dropbox, Amazon, and Google according to Strategy Analytics "Cloud Media Services" survey.
Version 2.0 of Dropbox brings a brand new experience to the app's venerable menu bar interface.
This week's roundup of new accessories for the Mac include ways to make sure you have all the power and protection you need.
Dropbox on Wednesday introduced its new Sync API, which the company says will let developers focus on their apps' core functionality, while Dropbox handles the intricacies of file syncing.
New to Macworld/iWorld's show floor this year is IDrive, which offers cloud-based online backup and syncing services.