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Cisco adds Mozy cloud service to desktop Smart Storage box

Cisco announced that it has added a hosted backup service to its entry-level, desktop disk storage arrays.

Automator workflow of the month: Automate folder backup

Here's how to create a simple Automator workflow that backs up a folder full of data at regular intervals.

Ferreting out a (Backblaze) bug

How Find Any File helped me solve a cosmetic Backblaze bug.

My backup plan: Dan Frakes

We preach the virtues of good backup plans, but readers often ask how we, personally, back up. Here's how Dan Frakes keeps his data safe.

Icy Dock MB982SPR-2S

Hard drive caddy enables you to RAID two 2.5in SSD drives in a single Mac Pro hard drive slot, making it ideal for SSD super speed.

How to make a solid Mac backup plan

We store much of our lives on our Macs and therefore we must back up those Macs. But what and how? Here are some answers.

Iomega reveals SuperHero Charger and Iomega TV with Boxee

On Thursday, the digital storage and content management manufacturer announced the release of two new products: the SuperHero Backup & Charger and the Iomega TV with Boxee.

Western Digital announces Scorpio Black Notebook Drive

On Wednesday, Western Digital announced that the latest hard drive in its Black series is ready and shipping. The WD Scorpio Black is a 2.5-inch SATA hard drive that the company boasts will improve a notebook's performance so dramatically, it will be competitive with desktop computers.

The evolution of hard drives

The history of the hard drive, through pictures.

A brief history of the hard drive

Hard disk drives sure have come a long way, baby. In the 1950s, storage hardware was measured in feet—and in tons. Today, we have flash drives, microdrives, and onboard solid-state drives that weigh almost nothing, hold gigabytes of data and cost (compared to the 1950s) very little.