3 “You’ve Got to Have This” Gadgets for Any Road Trip

Data helped create the perfect road trip. That’s right, I said data. If you feel like a challenge, the route outlined here will have you hitting every major (continental) U.S. landmark in under 14K miles. You may want to pack a thermos. In an interesting use of algorithmic thinking, the author ...

Today’s Tech Gets Smaller and Storage Needs Get Bigger

There was a lot of buzz coming out of the recent Apple event where during the keynote tech trailblazers and Apple enthusiasts were given an extensive look at the Apple Watch and the latest iteration of the MacBook. Both look incredible. Apple Watch takes all the key features from all of their ...

3 Ways the Internet of Things Will Impact You

The Internet of Things may sound scary, but it’s not. It can be essentially defined as machine-to-machine (M2M) technology enabled by secure network connectivity and cloud infrastructure, to reliably transform data into useful information for people, businesses, and institutions. 4.9 Billion ...

How Much Are You Willing to Pay for Lost Photos?

Photos are important, that’s something we can all safely agree on. Yet we can also agree that technology like cars, appliances or smartphones can fail – even your hard drive. And it never happens at a good time. Human error accounts for 29% of all data loss. As anyone who’s taken their car to ...

13 Reasons Why You Need an External Hard Drive

Did you know “90% of the world’s data was created in the last two years? That’s a staggering statistic, but let’s go one level deeper and simplify the need for storage in a way that’s sure to resonate with anyone who’s into technology or social media. If you’re not familiar with IFTTT (If ...

5 Completely Boring Ways to Organize Your Photos

Photos, photos everywhere! With easy access to today’s tech, it’s almost impossible to go five feet without seeing someone stop and take a photo whether it’s of friends, food or even themselves. We enjoy the art of photography and the opportunity to look back at those special moments caught on ...

How Internal Hard Drives Work in One Pretty Picture

Regardless of your level of technical savvy, your computer has a lot of components. Video cards help you see, sound cards help you hear, and processor chips keep you speedy. Then there’s your hard drive – the backbone of your computer, the glue that keeps it all together. (#NoBias) There are ...

Did You Know These 10 Insane Facts About the Internet? – Infographic

  Internet growth continues at amazing speeds and isn’t slowing down anytime soon – and that’s not a bad thing. Sure, the Internet can be a crazy place where you can find pretty much anything. Sites like Stumble Upon or Tumblr are rife with photos and videos that may make you laugh or cry ...

11 Facts (About Seagate) to Stump Any History Buff

History is important. It may not feel like it when sitting at the desk of a stuffy classroom while a short, horn-rimmed glasses wearing, nasal sounding person who looks like they were part of history instead of teaching it is yammering on about dates and events, but trust us when we say that it ...

Top 5 Causes of Hard Drive Failure

Technology’s given us some amazing tools to tinker with, but sometimes those tools fail. Maybe your car won’t start while trying to leave for work or your game console freezes after spending two hours reaching that final boss – it happens. As reliable as your hard drive may be, it can fail. In ...

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