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MobileMe users to see bonus iCloud storage end Sunday

Former MobileMe users got a pretty sweet deal with Apple closed down that cloud storage service and replaced it with iCloud: Three months of free data storage that costs other users up to $40 a year. But that deal (as expected) is now coming to an end.

5 serious business alternatives to Dropbox

The recent Dropbox data breach has many IT executives telling employees not to use it. These five products offer the administrative and security features that may restore their faith in cloud data storage.

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Hard disk drives vs. solid-state drives: Are SSDs finally worth the money?

Should you replace your hard drive with an SSD or a hybrid drive? Will you get your money's worth?

Crowd-sourced online storage service Symform charges bytes instead of bucks

Symform's new free and unlimited cloud storage allows customers to pay with bytes instead of bucks, contributing local storage capacity via crowd-sourcing.

WD’s new My Book VelociRaptor Duo boasts Thunderbolt

The new My Book VelociRaptor Duo is the second Thunderbolt drive from WD and a compliment to the My Book Thunderbolt Duo.

Ins and outs of upgrading your iMac

What happens if you upgrade an older iMac with an SSD and more RAM? You might be surprised at the performance results. Macworld Lab has a report.

Dropbox support comes to Western Digital mobile backup app

Western Digital has added Dropbox support to its WD 2go mobile app, allowing customers to shuffle batches of files between their 'personal cloud', mobile devices, and the popular cloud storage service.

Square launches election fund-raising tool on iOS

Now campaigns can use the iPhone and iPad to collect campaign donations, and federally required information on their donors.

NeatCloud offers iOS-accessible cloud storage

Digital filing company Neat on Tuesday unveiled NeatCloud, a business-focused storage service that includes an app for iPhone and iPad.

Online Storage Face-Off: Google Drive vs. Dropbox

When these online storage sluggers come out fighting, will there be a knockout, or just a bloody match?

Seagate signals growing interest in SSDs with stake in DensBits

Seagate Technology, known mainly for its hard-disk drives, continued to build its solid-state storage portfolio by announcing Monday that it will take a stake in DensBits Technologies.

TechHive: Learn about Thunderbolt in three minutes

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What exactly is Thunderbolt, and should you make sure your next computer has it? TechHive's Three-Minute Tech series tells everything you really need to know about a technology in three minutes or less.

Drobo embraces Thunderbolt, releases Drobo Mini

Drobo today announced two new storage arrays, including its first portable unit, the Drobo Mini, and a larger array with as much as six times the performance.