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How to master Storage Spaces in Windows 8

Windows 8’s new Storage Spaces feature makes it easier than ever to manage and back up data across multiple drives.

Review: Intel's Series 335 delivers more SSD for less money

Intel’s faster NAND flash renders the Series 335 a step up from Intel’s earlier solid-state drives, but the aggressive pricing is probably the better news for consumers.

Hollywood studios pushing for secure, next-generation "digital home library"

Home entertainment today is often provided through a clutter of TVs, tablets, and computers, along with TV specialty boxes for yet more streaming video or music services. But some Hollywood studios are hoping to find better ways to deliver paid content to consumers directly to hard drives and flash storage, according to Cryptography Research, which is working on a futuristic project to do that.

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Hybrid hard drives: How they work and why they matter

Meet the Reese's Peanut Butter Cup of the storage world: Hybrid hard drives promise to deliver the speed of an SSD plus the capacity of a mechanical drive. We explain how they work, and evaluate their performance.

Pioneer BDR-2208

Pioneer 15x Blu-ray burner coming soon for under $100

The Pioneer BDR-2208 15x Blu-ray drive can be an effective tool for small businesses to backup and archive important data.

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Iomega launches new flagship network storage array

Iomega has a new network storage array that can house up to 48TB of data on your network.

Helium gas shortage risks popping WD's drive plans

With worldwide demand and prices at an all-time high, Western Digital's plans to use helium in its drives may be ill-timed as the world's reserves are quickly drawing down.

Disk drive shipments rebound from Thai floods

A year after a flooding disaster in Thailand took out a large portion of hard disk drive production, the industry has fully recovered with shipments to the computer market expected to hit a record level this year.

Hitachi targets 2015 for glass-based data storage that lasts 100 million years

Hitachi has developed a glass-based data storage medium that is highly heat and water resistant, capable of holding data for hundreds of millions of years, and says it may be able to bring it to market by 2015.

Toshiba's tiny and mighty 500GB hard drive is no bigger than an index card

Toshiba shrinks its' Canvio portable external hard drive down to the size of an index card that's .35-inches thick.