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How Much Would You Pay For Peace of Mind?

We recently posted an infographic (below in case you missed it) that surfaced some interesting data about data loss and the frequency of backing up your hard drive. Take a moment and think about this factoid – “54% of adults personally have and/or know someone who has lost files.” When you…

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Streaming Video

How Storage Entertains You

News flash – Your DVR is a hard drive!! Wait, maybe you knew that already. It may not be something you think about, but it’s true.  Basically, your digital video recorder (DVR) allows you to record movies and shows from your TV to the drive inside the box, then allowing you to access it at…

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Back to School

It’s Not Just Kids Going Back-to-School

It’s here! Depending on whom you ask, it’s been here for a couple weeks. What’s “it?”  Well, it’s that time year where summer quickly starts to wind down and the focus shifts to back-to-school. It’s like Christmas. You know it’s coming, but it still just sneaks up on you.  One day,…

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Video Game Evolution

The Evolution of Video Games

Gaming has had a long, fascinating history dating back to the first console, the Magnavox Odyssey, in 1972. By the way, did you know the first computer games appeared back in the 1950’s? Read this quick history of the game OXO. Because they were based around vector displays, they obviously took…

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Secretly Canadian

SeagateCreative Industry Spotlight: Secretly Canadian

If you’re hip to what we’ve been up to this year, you know that we’ve launched SeagateCreative: a forum, gallery, classroom and community for artists, musicians, filmmakers and photographers. Starting this month, as a new feature of SeagateCreative, we will highlight industry partners who…

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Total Recall

Giving Your Hard Drive Total Recall

The remake of the 1990 film Total Recall is coming out Friday and I am excited. I loved the original and the trailers for the reboot look stunning. One thing I love about seeing movies redone is to analyze what is changed in the original version compared to the original. If you missed the…

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Baby in Towel

The Fear of Lost Memories

Without getting too personal, I think I’ve mentioned that I’m a parent to who I think is the most amazing child on the planet.  Over the years, I’ve digitally chronicled his life and experience. I’ve even kept a journal that I will give him when he is “of age” that talks about his life…

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Bye Bye CDs

Bye-Bye CDs

I made this post recently about the Evolution of Storage that gently touched on the category of music.  The music industry has dramatically changed in the last number of years. Depending on how old you are as you read this, the idea of a cassette may be completely foreign to you. Napster (the…

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Mad Men Silhouette

Preserving Your Life

“When a man walks into a room, he brings his whole life with him.” – Don Draper Truer words were never spoken. Memories. Experiences. Regrets. Hopes. Dreams. All things that have helped mold and shape who you were, who you are, and who you will be. We carry these items with us in our…

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Evolution of Storage

The Evolution of Storage

“A picture is worth a thousand words.” An infographic like this needs little commentary. And when you find something cool, you run the risk of not being the first to share it. (Hi, Mark!) Instead, I will simply ask how many of these storage transitions have you witnessed in your lifetime?

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