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Opinion: Don't panic over iOS location logging

News that the iPhone keeps a log of your location has spread faster than a YouTube video of a cat playing the trombone, but Dan Moren thinks that the panic is out of proportion.

Seagate-Samsung deal to spur next-gen storage development

Seagate's proposed purchase of Samsung's hard disk drive operations will likely lead to faster development of new hard disk drive technology and improved solid state drive and hybrid drive output, according to industry observers.

New Toshiba hard drive erases its data if removed from computer

Toshiba has come up with a type of self-encrypting hard drive (SED) that can automatically wipe data if it is removed from a paired computer.

ioSafe SoloPro 1TB

Meant to survive conditions that standard hard drives cannot--namely fires and floods--an ioSafe drive such as the SoloPro may be ideal when you’re worried about the worst thing imaginable happening to your home.

Mozy releases iPhone app for browsing, sharing backups

Online storage and backup service Mozy has released its iPhone app, which allows customers to remotely browse, search, download, or even share files from all of their backed up computers.

Western Digital My Book Live

This Western Digital drive makes it easy to test the NAS waters, offering lots of storage space, great performance, and easy access for a solid price.

Disk Drill protects and restores your storage media

A new Mac application from Cleverfiles watches your hard drives and other storage media for problems, then offers various restoration methods if things go wrong.

Western Digital to buy Hitachi's disk storage division for $4.3B

Western Digital announced it has entered into an agreement to buy Hitachi's hard drive subsidiary in a cash and stock deal valued at $4.3 billion.

Mozy testing online backup for iOS devices

The online backup service is looking for users to test its new iOS backup service for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

My backup plan: Kirk McElhearn

We’ve covered the basics of how to keep your Mac backed up, and Macworld senior editor Dan Frakes has written about his own setup for backing up. Here’s the setup for Macworld contributor Kirk McElhearn.