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Jonathan Long

Sr. Mgr Social Marketing

Jonathan Long

Tech trends, the latest gadgets, the future! These things all make for interesting reading and casual conversations - welcome to the Digital Den! Each week we're going to take a look what's happening now and what's coming tomorrow. Who am I? Jonathan Long - a tech enthusiast, an early adopter, a game industry veteran, photographer, gadget hoarder, a trendsetter. A man who looks at today and sees a brighter tomorrow. In other words, I'm just like you. Be sure to follow me on Twitter (@Seagate).

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Three Uses for Amazon Echo That You’re Gonna Love

Amazon Echo has joined the ranks of Apple’s Siri, Window’s Cortana and Google Now as a digital personal assistant to cater to our every need – or at least the simple needs like news, weather and music. At a glance, it’s very comparable to the other virtual assistants but there’re a…

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How Close Do You Think We Are to Living in a World Where Everyone is Connected?

Given how large the Internet is (over one trillion web pages), it’s easy to just assume that everyone has access to it. But that couldn’t be farther from the truth. In fact, as recently as last year, the US just hit the 70% mark of households with a broadband connection.[1] The more rural parts…

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Oculus Rift – More Than Just a Virtual Reality Gaming Device

There’s no denying that one of the top drivers for innovation is entertainment. When the Nintendo Wii first came onto the market in 2006, it literally changed the video game landscape transitioning from sedentary systems to a physical one. Xbox and PlayStation quickly followed suit with their…

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PhotoSpotLand is the Picture Perfect Location for Your Photography

Travel photos are a big deal. Whether you’re surfing through sites like Pinterest or Flickr or just the Facebook feed of your friends, you’ll find no shortage of photos from vacations or business trips to exotic locales. The photography business is something very important to Seagate. We’ve…

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The Social Media Battle of the Sexes – Infographic

The rise of social media has been steady since really taking off towards the end of the last decade. It has become so integrated into our culture, it’s commonplace to see hashtag overlays on television shows, movies with their own Twitter accounts and celebrities with a blue “verified” check…

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Wearable Tech – Way of the Future or Fashionable Trends for Tech Trailblazers

Wearables are quickly taking off as a formidable weapon in the “stay in shape” arsenal. Between fitness products like NikeFuel, Fitbit, and Lenovo’s Smartband, or personal devices such as Apple Watch and Google Glass, it doesn’t look like wearable tech is going to be joining the ranks of…

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Does Amazon Fire TV Stick set Streaming Video Ablaze or is it Just a Smoldering Ember?

If you have a love for Amazon and their products, then you’ll love the Amazon Fire TV stick. Amazon recently announced it’s joined the video-streaming playground along with Roku and Google Chromecast with their Amazon Fire TV Stick. The Amazon Fire TV Stick is available now to pre-order for $39…

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Microsoft Joins Dropbox and Google in the Clouds

Microsoft recently announced that all Office 365 customers would no longer be capped at 1TB and would receive unlimited storage through their cloud service OneDrive. Microsoft has fired a shot across the bow of USS Google and USS Dropbox with their $6.99 monthly offering of OneDrive storage and…

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3D Printing – The Benefits and the Possibilities

It may surprise you to learn that 3D Printing isn’t exactly new. It got its start in the 1980’s in areas such as product development or data visualization.  Companies would use 3D printing to create product prototypes before going into full product development. It’s come a long way…

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Android TV Could Be the Streaming Media Device You’ve Always Wanted

Google recently announced Nexus Player – a streaming media device in collaboration with Asus that will run Android TV. Not only will you be able to access media content available from the Google Play store, but also any Android games that you’ll be able to play on your big screen TV with the…

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