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  • News: Ubuntu One's new referral program launched today

    Canonical's cloud storage service, Ubuntu One, today launches its referral program. The Ubuntu One referral program allows users to earn free cloud storage by spreading the word and inviting family and friends to join the service.

  • Buying Advice: Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB hard disk review: extremely fast 7200 rpm hard drive

    The performance of the Barracuda 7200.14 is simply outstanding. It belongs to the fastest 7200rpm hard drives that are currently available. Not only that, the disk is also more affordable than the high-end 7200rpm 2TB drives from other brands.

  • Buying Advice: Ten 60/64 GB SSD round-up: small affordable SSDs

    SSDs have gone down in price a lot in recent months. It's now possible to find 64 GB SSDs for less than £50. That means that the cheapest SSDs are now on the same level as the most affordable hard drives, in theory taking away any arguments for not including an SSD in your (new) PC. Hardware.Info took a closer look at 10 small SSDs to find out which is the one to get.

  • Buying Advice: Thecus N5550 review: fast NAS with HDMI and USB 3.0

    Calling the Thecus N5550 a NAS is almost selling it short, because it's much more than that. It's a network server for at home or in the office, and you can use it to download files, as a digital photo album, and for connecting IP cameras. You can connect it to a computer obviously, but also tablets and smartphones let you access it via apps.

  • How-Tos: Problem with hard drive enclosure

    Our Helproom Editor explains how to spot problems when putting an old hard drive into a new caddy to make an external hard disk.

  • How-Tos: Upgrade from a hard drive to an SSD

    Adding in an SSD to house your laptop- or PC's OS can make your compter faster. Here our Helproom Editor explains how to upgrade from a hard drive to an SSD.

  • News: Western Digital sees Red

    Western Digital has announced WD Red, a new range of hard disks aimed squarely at the burgeoning network-attached storage (NAS) market.

  • Opinion: Analysis: Is the cloud the best solution for every small business?

    Cloud computing is currently one of the most talked about topics for many business, for a large percentage of whom it is the perfect solution. For a startup, low costs and simple entry are appealing features – while large corporates have the clout to mould cloud services to their will. However there is a third, multi-million pound market for which the cloud may not suit.

  • How-Tos: How to watch the London 2012 Olympic Games online

    The London 2012 Olympic Games is under way, running until 12 August. As the home broadcaster of the sporting action in the UK, the BBC has pledged to broadcast a staggering 5,000 hours of coverage, utilising all its digital channels. With all that content on offer, you won't want to miss out. Here's how to catch up on-demand or watch live online the London 2012 Olympic Games.

  • How-Tos: How to upgrade your laptop hard disk to an SSD

    Swap out the old hard disk in your laptop for a speedy SSD and you'll get more than quicker boot times. Your data will be safer, your laptop will be quieter and you might even see longer battery life. Priced have dropped massively in the last couple of years: now's the time to upgrade.

  • How-Tos: Store and sync files online with Microsoft SkyDrive

    Microsoft has revamped its SkyDrive online storage service. Now you get 7GB of free space, plus compatibility with Macs, iOS devices and Windows Phones. With free access to the Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote web apps and real-time collaboration on documents, there's no reason not to sign up. We show you how to get started.

  • How-Tos: Low Disk space on partition

    If a drive partition on your PC or laptop is filling up when you don't knowingly store anything in it, the chances are a rogue utility is populating that drive. Here's how to find out what is causing your drive to fill up, and how to clear space.

  • News: Hard drive prices won't drop until 2014

    Hard drive prices will not fall to a pre-disaster level until 2014, according to a report.

  • Buying Advice: NAS drives buying advice

    Network-attached storage is an essential part of our digital lives. Bring a NAS device into your home or office, and you can make a single multi-disk NAS work even smarter for you. Here's what you need to know before going out and buynig your own NAS drive.

  • News: Samsung Music Hub launches on Galaxy S3

    Samsung has launched its updated Music Hub with the Galaxy S III to rival iTunes and Spotify.

  • How-Tos: How to share photos and files with Windows 8 and Skydrive

    Perfect for sharing and editing documents with colleagues, SkyDrive is certain to become an everyday essential with Windows 8.

  • Opinion: Wanted: more and faster storage

    As computing tech all around us steadily shrinks in size, our need for more outboard storage expands. You can fit only so much expensive flash storage into a phone, tablet or even a laptop.

  • Opinion: "My name's Matt. And I don't back up"

    It's a shocking admission for the editor of a technology magazine to make, but one that's true for all too many of us. But how, and why, should you safeguard your data?

  • iStorage datAshur 8GB video review

    The iStorage datAshur 8GB's combination of hardware encryption, physical keypad and tamper-proofing make it virtually un-hackable. We put this USB flash drive through its paces. Here's our iStorage datAshur 8GB video review.

  • News: Samsung buys cloud storage provider mSpot

    Samsung has announced an acquisition of cloud storage provider mSpot.


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