Western Digital Adding Helium to Hard Drives for Denser Storage

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Western Digital is now starting to ship its hard drives with helium inside in order to make more room for more storage in a single hard drive. HGST, a subsidiary of Western Digital, has announced that it is now shipping a 6TB hard drive known as the Ultrastar He6. The new drive uses 23% less […]

What iPad Air Size Should You Buy?

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The iPad air will be officially launching on November 1, and if you’ve decided that you’re going all-in with the new tablet, you’re next question is most likely which storage size that you’ll want to go with. Most veteran Apple users will already know what they want, but if you’re going to be a first-time […]

5 Worst Broken Promises in Mobile Tech

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Technology companies promise customers the moon and the stars nearly every time they launch a major new product or announce a new service. But they often leave us feeling broken-hearted as they don’t deliver on those promises. Too often exuberant tech executives lead us down the path of mobile tech bliss, only to leave us […]

iOS 7 Update Storage Issues Strike

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The iOS 7 release is finally here and it’s anything but a smooth ride for 16GB iPhone and iPad owners who need to clear out space for the iOS 7 update to download and install. Compounding this problem is the general iOS 7 Software Update Failed error that many users are getting while attempting to […]

How to Add Storage to Your iPhone 5S, iPad 5: Kingston MobileLite Review

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In the post-PC revolution, computers are being replaced with smartphones and tablets. Unfortunately, for many consumers making that switch, the transition isn’t all smooth sailing. Though devices like the Google Nexus 4, Apple iPhone 5 and forthcoming iPhone 5S, the iPad 4 and forthcoming iPad 5 tablets, and the HTC One Android smartphones offer plenty […]

Sprint Update Secures Your Galaxy S4, Allows for More Storage [Updated]

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A new over-the-air, or OTA, software update for the flagship Galaxy S4 by Samsung on Sprint brings a number of new features. For one, the software update will make your Galaxy S4 more secure, which will bring joy to IT administrators. Update: Following our post, Samsung Mobile had reached out to us saying that Knox isn’t […]

Photofast i-FlashDrive HD Review: a USB Drive for iOS Devices

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PhotoFast’s i-FlashDrive HD works like a USB flash drive for iOS devices, including all generations of the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. It copies data and files to and from iOS devices and then plugs into a Mac or PC using USB 2.0. The i-FlashDrive HD comes in four sizes: 8GB, 16GB, 32GB and 64GB. […]

Surface Pro: Why You Should Avoid the 64 GB Model

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Microsoft had announced earlier this month that the Surface Pro tablet–the Windows 8 Professional loaded version of the Intel-powered slate–will be available in 64 GB or 128 GB flavors starting on February 9th with the price differential between the two models being $100. With the 64 GB model retailing for $899 and the 128 GB […]

128 GB iPhone 5S, iPad Inbound This Year?

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Rumors of what the next generation iPhone and iPad models may look like have already been swirling and the latest one may suggest that Apple is ready to upgrade the storage capacity of its highest end models with a 128 GB edition of either the iPhone 5S and/or the iPad. According to the latest iOS […]

How to Use a USB Drive with the Nexus 7

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The Nexus 7 tablet comes up short on storage, but with a cable and free apps it’s possible to connect a USB drive to the Nexus 7 for more storage. This solution isn’t for everyone. It requires a rooted Nexus 7, a cable that hangs off the edge and apps to make the process work. […]

AT&T and Verizon Won’t Offer Free DropBox Storage for Galaxy S III

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It looks like both AT&T and Verizon have opted out of the free DropBox storage offered with the Samsung Galaxy S III. First discovered by UberGizmo, DropBox’s support page reveals that both AT&T and Verizon have decided not to offer the free storage that comes along with the Samsung Galaxy S III. The phone was […]

Google Drive Offline Coming in Five Weeks

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While there is still no sign of a Google Drive for iPhone and iPad release date, Google’s Sundar Pichai did confirm that Google Drive offline would be coming in five weeks. In his interview at the D10 Conference, Pichai, as noted by Engadget, stated that the service would become available offline in the coming weeks. […]

Will the iPhone 5 be the first 128GB iPhone?

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Since the introduction of the iPhone, Apple has pushed the storage capacity higher with almost every release. In 2009, Apple announced the 32GB iPhone 3GS, and in 2011 the 64GB iPhone 4S hit the market. As the iPhone 5 release date approaches, and my 64GB iPhone 4S warns me that I don’t have enough storage space to update […]

What Apple Left Out of the New iPad Announcement

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Apple announced their new iPad 3 today with a lot of interesting new features including a Retina Display, 4G LTE, faster processor and slightly thicker body, but they left out some really great things. (Read: New iPad Announced: Faster, Retina Display & 4G LTE) Here are the features that users, including our staff, wish Apple […]

Google Drive Now Live for Some, Beta Launch Imminent?

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We had reported that Google is looking to launch an iCloud and Dropbox competitor in the form of Google Drive, a cloud storage solution that integrates with other Google services, and it looks like the service is now live for some users according to Geek Wire. A user of that site had sent in a […]

$3,000 Swiss Army Knife Packs in 1 TB of Flash Storage (Video)

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For mobile users who are always worried about not having enough storage space to tote around their digital files with them, Victorinox has a 1 TB flash drive solution. Like the company’s other USB thumb drives, the flash drive carries the Swiss Army Knife-maker’s signature looks. The 1 TB flash drive, which is thicker than […]

iCloud Rains on the Parade of Users With Both an iPad and an iPhone

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Apple wowed the tech press and users with the introduction of iCloud at WWDC in June, and when it rolled out in October alongside the iPhone 4S and iOS 5, we were still excited. Sadly, the iCloud parade gets rained on by stingy storage limits for users who buy multiple iOS devices and link them […]

Swiss Army Slim and Slim Duo Flash Drives From Victorinox

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The Swiss Army Knife just got a lot more useful. This week Victorinox announced the availability of two new USB flash drives: the Slim and Slim Duo. The Slim is your standard flash drive with a thin profile. However, it folds up into a Swiss Army Knife-esque case, making it twice as cool. The Slim […]