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Turn old PC hardware into a home server with FreeNAS

FreeNAS can breathe new life into old hardware and sling files and media to networked devices all around your house.

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TrueCrypt now encouraging users to use Microsoft's Bitlocker

The TrueCrypt Web page is now encouraging users to instead encrypt files using Microsoft's Bitlocker technology, because of apparent security issues. Is TrueCrypt dead?

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Definitely deleted: How to guarantee your data is truly gone before recycling old PCs and drives

Hitting 'delete' is just the beginning. Depending on the type of storage and the sensitivity of the information, there are other things you need to do to make sure your deleted files are gone for good.

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Deep inside BitTorrent Sync's cloudless file syncing

BitTorrent Sync offers cloud storage's benefits without its privacy concerns or service outages. Here's how to use it.

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Lost Andy Warhol art recovered from 1980's Amiga floppy disks

And it all started with a YouTube video.

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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.

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Windows 8.1 Update tip: Clean up that disk space now

Now that you're used to the new Windows 8.1 Update, it's time to clear up some space on that hard drive.

Manage Your Media More Effectively with NAS

Network attached storage may be your best bet to get those unruly pictures, music files, and videos under control in a flash. Here's your plan of attack.

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Expo Notes: Western Digital reveals new Thunderbolt-powered My Passport Pro

WD's latest portable drive has two drive mechanisms configured as a RAID 1 or 0 and a built-in Thunderbolt cable.

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The ultimate guide to proper SSD management

From file management to housecleaning, these tips and tricks will help you get the most out of your supercharged storage.