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Buying guide: Portable hard drives

On the market for a portable hard drive? Our guide will help you make the right decision.

Batteries, iTunes NAS, and GarageBand 1.1

Podcast host Chris Breen discusses some of the stories he's covered lately--specifically iOS 5 and battery performance, iTunes and an NAS, and why GarageBand for iOS is for everyone.

Organize and play your media from a NAS

If you have multiple computers, iOS devices, and media players in your home, it's likely your media is a mess--scattered from one end of your home to the other. With the aid of a NAS and these tips, you can cull, organize, and play that content on any device you own.

When a cloud service vanishes: How to protect your data

More and more, we rely on Web services as a matter of course. The key word is rely: We assume that the data we upload to, say, a photo-hosting account or blog will be there. But what happens when a service is shut down?

62 things you can do with Dropbox

We asked readers, "How do you use Dropbox?" We were flooded with replies. Boiled down, here are their top tips.

Apple confirms iWeb hosting, iDisk to end in 2012

Apple on Friday published a new MobileMe transition FAQ, detailing upcoming changes as the company moves to iCloud. iDisk, iWeb hosting,and Galleries will end in June 2012.

Hitachi announces G-Connect storage, backup, wireless-access device

Hitachi on Wednesday announced the G-Connect, a portable accessory that functions as iOS file storage, a Time Machine-ready portable hard drive, and a wireless access point in one compact package.

Carbonite launches flat-rate online backup for small biz

Carbonite's small business solutions charges a flat rate of $229 per year for 250GB of storage.

Remains of the Day: iCloud, therefore I am

Apple's rumored cloud service may have a moniker, two controversial iOS games battle with the App Store, and the white iPhone may actually not be identical to its black counterpart.

Dropbox addresses privacy concerns

After updating its terms of service, cloud-storage service Dropbox found itself under fire for privacy and security issues, raising the question of who exactly has access to your files.