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Western Digital My Book Thunderbolt Duo

The My Book Thunderbolt Duo isn’t the fastest, most impressive Thunderbolt drive available, but it may be fast enough for some users, especially those who perform general, everyday tasks such as email, Web access, and office tasks.

Helium 1TB portable hard drive offers hardware encryption

The Iomega Helium, is a sleek, pocket-sized portable hard drive with a durable aluminum case. It offers users easy, on-the-go access to all of their files.

Retrospect's long and twisted road

Launched in 1989, it was once the most successful backup app for the Mac. Then it it was passed from one corporate owner to another in a series of mergers and acquisitions. Through it all, Retrospect managed to survive. Here's how.

Retrospect 9.0: powerful backup for professionals, organizations

Retrospect 9.0 is a powerful, reliable backup for organizations that require more than simple desktop-grade solutions. But it might take a system administrator to see the beauty beneath its flawed interface.

Apple releases update that resolves Time Machine issue

Apple issued a supplemental update on Monday to fix an issue found when trying to restore a Mac from a Time Machine backup.

Thai floods catapult Seagate into hard drive market lead

Seagate technology for the first time in two years, Seagate technology reclaimed the throne as the leading hard disk drive suppler, usurping Western Digital's lead after devastating floods in Thailand last year.

Create a bootable Lion install drive for newer Macs

If your Mac was released after Lion, it's not quite as easy to make a bootable Lion install disc or drive, but it's still possible. We've got the complete instructions.

Enable local Time Machine snapshots on a desktop Mac

Lion introduced local Time Machine snapshots for when your laptop isn't connected to your backup drive. But you can enable those local snapshots on a desktop Mac, too.

Symantec acquires LiveOffice cloud-based archiving company

Symantec has acquired LiveOffice, a provider of cloud-based data archiving and storage, for $115 million, the companies announced Monday.

Report: SSD prices will fall below $1 per GB in 2012

The price for SSDs (solid state drives) that are going into PCs are expected to fall below $1 per gigabyte during the second half of 2012, further boosting adoption.