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Western Digital My Net AC1300 review: A fast 802.11ac router from a surprising source

Western Digital’s My Net AC1300 is strong on the 5GHz band, less so on the 2.4GHz band. It lacks a few advanced features, but most consumers won’t miss them.

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Linksys EA6500 review: A user-friendly 802.11ac router with decent performance

The Linksys EA6500 is a very good consumer router for mainstream users who don’t need a lot of bells and whistles, but the Asus RT-AC66U remains the absolute best 802.11ac Draft 2.0 router for now.

Get unlimited free cloud storage, with a catch

Symform gives you a choice of what to pay for cloud acreage: bytes or bucks. If you choose bytes, your only cost is some unused drive space.

Iomega StorCenter ix2-dl Review: Network-Attached Storage Can Be Used for Video Surveillance, Too

This NAS packs a solid punch and has a slew of features, but is unimpressive at writing small data sets.

SkyDrive Web App Gets a Makeover, Android App Coming

SkyDrive gets better with a redesign of its Web interface and the promised release of an Android app.

Dropbox Gets a Black Eye in Spam Attack

Efforts to mature into a more enterprise-ready service take a hit.

Dropbox Spam Attack Blamed on Employee Account Breach

A stolen password was used to access the employee's account, which contained a document with user e-mail addresses, Dropbox said.

A Look at the Worst Security Snafus of 2012 -- So Far

The year started off with the FBI raiding the cloud file-sharing and storage Megaupload site, and last month the University of Nebraska acknowledged a data breach that exposed personal information on students and employees, plus parents and university alumni.

How to Speed Up Your NAS With iSCSI

Want to access your network-attached storage drive a little faster? We explain how to configure and use an iSCSI target on a NAS server with Windows' built-in iSCSI initiator for fast access.

Pogoplug Service Turns Your Computers Into Private Cloud

Turn your PCs and servers into pools of storage accessible from the Web