How to Format a Windows Drive for Mac in 10 Easy Steps

Like the commercials of years gone by, some people are PCs and others are Macs. Seagate Backup Plus comes in a couple varieties — one pre-formatted for Mac, the other pre-formatted for Windows but also readable on Mac. But sometimes a little help is needed, if you decide to start using your ...

Seagate and CERN openlab – improving performance and cutting costs with savvy storage

  By Scott Horn, Vice President of Marketing at Seagate In the first-of-its-kind open day held in June, CERN openlab welcomed the scientific community to learn more about the latest projects and achievements of its unique collaborations with leading companies in the fields of information ...

Three Life Lessons from Disney Pixar’s Inside Out

If you haven’t already seen it, Disney Pixar’s Inside Out is an incredible film that you have to experience. In traditional Pixar fashion, they’ve created a layered experience that people any age can enjoy.  It’s one of those movies that will stay with you after seeing it and if you think about ...

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 ...

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 ...

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