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25,000-drive study shines a light on how long hard drives actually last

After tracking 25,000 hard drives for 4 years, BackBlaze has some answers about the lifespan of hard drives—answers that involve bathtubs.

Google invests $608 million in Finnish data center

Google is investing $608 million into its Finnish data center in a bid to meet mobile video demand.

Beamforming

All about beamforming, the faster Wi-Fi you didn't know you needed

It focuses the signal for faster transmission, and it's built into many of the latest 802.11ac routers.

Work From Anywhere Like a Pro

Here are the four things you need to focus on to turn anywhere you go into a productive work environment.

BitTorrent Sync hits 1 million users as it aims to decentralize cloud services

The company also announced some new features: faster sync and an updated iOS app.

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Western Digital's HGST fills hard drives with helium to inflate storage capabilities

Hermetically sealed helium helps hard drives run cooler, sip less power, and fit more storage into the same space.

Transporter Sync with hard drive

Transporter network storage device cuts cost with bring-your-own-drive option

The new Transporter Sync provides all the features of the original, but you bring your own hard drive.

Storage 101: Secure, Accessible Options at Home and in the Cloud

A breakdown of storage types and how to make them work for you.