Category: Storage & Backup

Dropbox Redesign Offers New Photo Viewer and Better File Management

Dropbox Redesign Offers New Photo Viewer and Better File Management

Dropbox has recently released a major makeover of its platform. The revamped Dropbox has made file management simple and seamless, while it also adds new video and photo viewer. The very first thing that user will notice in the revamped user-interface of Dropbox is the action bar that allows you to sort files by name, [...]

Microsoft to Extend its SkyDrive apps for Windows and Mac

Microsoft to Extend its SkyDrive apps for Windows and Mac

The Redmond-based software giant is pushing hard to bring significant improvements to its cloud storage service SkyDrive recently. The company has integrated its cloud storage service into Windows Phone Mango by improving its capabilities considerably with HTML5 video support and also launch applications for Windows Phone and iOS users. A Brazilian website, Gemind, reports that [...]

CalDigit HDPro2

CalDigit HDPro2

Film editing is a long and tedious process involving nearly endless repetitive tasks. In the past, editors had to use extremely slow and clumsy hardware. To say that using these hard drives involved a certain amount of drive failure, is like saying that the ocean involves a certain amount of water. It was simply a [...]

Hard Drive Manufacturers Hit by Tablet PCs

Hard Drive Manufacturers Hit by Tablet PCs

While large corporations, local businesses, and ordinary people like you and me celebrate over the growing trend of tablet PCs, somewhere there are those in the world’s economy someone is experiencing the other end of the sudden shift of market and consumer demand. If there are such people, it would be hard drive manufacturers worldwide. [...]

La Cie Biggest Disk F800

La Cie Biggest Disk F800

The La Cie Biggest Disk F800 is a small, slick looking box that can be placed above the computer, and offers Firewire storage between one and two terabytes. The test unit here is the 1.6 TB model featuring 4 400GB drives. The configuration can be set as RAID 0, RAID 0+1, RAID 5, RAID 5+ [...]

HUGE 4110

HUGE 4110

Video recording and editing require large disk spaces which are reliable, apart from being cost-effective and maintainable. The HUGE gear meets these storage needs. The HUGE 4110 consists of a sturdy, functional aluminum case that is an inch high, with a width of 19 inches and depth of 24 inches. Within it there are 10 [...]

Hitachi DeskStar7k1000

Hitachi DeskStar7k1000

The vast majority of people are happy when using the Hitachi DeskStar7k1000. This drive has done exceptionally well in various testing that was conducted on the computer drive by various different companies. Many other manufacturers are going to be following the ITB technology over the next 12 to 24 months in order to be competitive [...]

Gtech G-RAID

Gtech G-RAID

Medea Corporation has been a source of reliable storage drives for the media industry, offering fast storage of mission critical reliability. Its brother concern, G-Technology Corporation has brought forth G-RAID drives with similar reliability and performance for Firewire 800 units. Gtech G-RAID 800 and 500 have many uses in the real-world editing. top make money [...]

CalDigit HDOne

CalDigit HDOne

Editors are the unsung heroes behind every movie you’ve ever watched. Theirs is a difficult and often extended job sometimes made easier and faster by superior editing tools. In the past, they had to rely on inferior hard drives that store too little data and often fail at the most inopportune times. These days SATA [...]

CalDigit S2VRHD

CalDigit S2VRHD

SATA products excel as video editing systems, with an amazing low cost. The earlier drives of Hitachi and Seagate in enclosures of Firmtek SATA, which used Sonnet or Firmtek SATA cards performed similar to Fibre channel arrays and SCSI. The ‘port multipliers’ came later. Then the Silicon Image Company brought forth a chipset, which allowed [...]