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How to find the hotels, beaches and airports with the best Wi-Fi

If you're looking for a place to stay this summer where you can hole up with Netflix in the evening, avoid some of the hotel industry's biggest names.

Netgear Nighthawk X6

Netgear's Nighthawk X6 router packs 6 antennas, 3 Wi-Fi radios, and 802.11ac

Asus was first to announce, but it looks like Netgear will be first to market.

Samsung Mobile Media Streaming Device

Seagate announces the Samsung Wireless Mobile Streaming Device. Huh?

This portable hard drive creates its own remote Wi-Fi hotspot. But if the Seagate-Samsung product name baffles you, we can explain that, too.

How private NAS beats the public cloud for small business

The private cloud is no longer about merely storing your data more safely than on public cloud services. NAS lets you set up virtualization services on hardware you own and manage, saving money and boosting your peace of mind.

ShareFile to add storage options, iPhone app, and more

Citrix announced a slew of Sharefile improvements at its Citrix Synergy conference in Anaheim this week, including the ability to connect with personal Dropbox, Box, Google Drive, and OneDrive accounts.

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BitTorrent Sync can now back up your Netgear NAS

Netgear is the first network-attached storage vendor to support the BitTorrent Sync protocol.

Quantenna

Got gigabit Wi-Fi? Pshaw, Quantenna says it will deliver 10-gigabit Wi-Fi in 2015

The company’s upcoming chipset promises to boost 802.11ac throughput by a factor of 10.

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Dropbox for Business exits beta as storage vendor sets sights on workplaces

The enterprise version of Dropbox comes with a variety of IT controls

The Bright Future of Network Attached Storage

Network Attached Storage is no longer just a utility. NAS devices are rapidly becoming the gateway to the next level of technological development.

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New Box feature transforms Office docs and PDFs into Web-embeddable HTML5

The cloud-based storage and collaboration company is looking beyond its roots

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What USB Power Delivery means for you

The new USB Power Delivery spec turns the capabilities of the USB port on their head. Here's what you need to know.

PCWorld News

Gartner: Storage spending growing again, but not quickly

Revenue from enterprise storage systems grew 5 percent in last year's fourth quarter

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Google lowers prices on Drive paid storage options

Although the free tier remains unchanged, Google makes its paid Drive storage options more attractive.

New Intel optical cable transfers data at a blistering 800Gbps per second

U.S. Conec has started shipping MXC cables to distributors

Sony, Panasonic develop 300GB to 1TB 'Archival Disc' for 50 year-plus storage

Discs based on the format will last decades longer than magnetic tapes and hard drives, the companies said