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13 PC technologies that need to disappear, stat!

Some legacy hardware hangs on much longer than necessary. We give you 13 components, ports, and devices that need to go away. No, please take them. Now.

Dropbox for Business launches, offering single sign-on

This new feature promises to make life easier (and more secure) for users and admins alike.

In honor of World Backup Day: How to protect your data

Looking to finally protect your data as part of World Backup Day? First, you'll need a hard drive. Here's what to look for and which specific models have impressed us.

EVault offers 100GB of free cloud-based backup

This service offers enterprise-grade protection and 10GB of storage per user per device.

Twitter offers archives for additional languages

Twitter is offering archives of tweets in 12 more languages as part of a global rollout of the facility.

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Tackle overloaded Google Apps Gmail accounts with FreeSpace

If your users are constantly bumping into their storage limit, this app can help clear out space-hogging attachments.

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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.