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Seagate to halt production of 7200-rpm laptop hard drives

Seagate has tasted the need for high-performance speed and now plans to discontinue 7200-rpm laptop hard drives in favor of faster hybrid and solid state drives.

SD cards for SeeQVault DRM standard coming from Toshiba

Toshiba, Samsung, Sony and Panasonic intend SeeQVault to control the use and copying of HD content stored on flash memory.

Buffalo sets February launch date for 'world's fastest' external PC hard drive

Buffalo Technology has set the end of this month as the launch date for its DriveStation DDR external hard disk enclosure, which uses a 1GB DRAM cache to achieve what Buffalo says is the world's fastest transfer speed.

How to access your old 3.5-inch floppy disks

What precious data lies on those forgotten floppies? It's pretty cheap and easy to find out.

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Microsoft's SkyDrive users store 1 billion docs in its cloud

Microsoft said its cloud storage service now has one billion documents stored and added features to quickly save documents and get a link to share with others.

Review: Intel delivers good performance and value with its 525 Series mSATA drives

Fast, affordable mSATA drives in a variety of capacities.

Top 10 tech upgrades to make your small business run faster

Here are 10 ways to give your small business an impressive return on your IT investment.

Synology DS213air review: Wireless feature doesn't add enough value

The DS213air creates its own Wi-Fi access point for access and media streaming, but you can do the same thing with virtually any current Synology NAS box, including faster, similarly priced units.

QNAP TS-269 Pro review: A fast and powerful NAS box with a steep learning curve

While pricey, excellent performance, copious software features, and state-of-the-art connectivity render this two-bay NAS box a good deal for small offices and work groups.

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Set up Windows 8 as a home server

Set up your PC as a home or small business server to save time, money and storage space while sharing your data across multiple PCs and mobile devices.