Tips for What to Do If Your Hard Drive Fails

Your hard drive is an incredible piece of technology. It’s a machine that keeps working, even when you aren’t. As creators and consumers, we put a lot of pressure on these devices and set a high bar for them to always be there when and where we need it. Yet just like any other piece […]

3 Reasons Why You Need a Personal Cloud

Cloud services definitely have their benefits — and you’re probably already using the cloud for storage (Facebook for photos or Google Drive for documents). But there are several reasons you’ll also want a personal cloud: Centralize Everything – You have a lot of stuff – music, ...

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 ...

Are You Ready for the #SwipeTapSnap Revolution?

If this year’s CES show was any indication, wearable tech is one of the trends that will continue to pick up steam over the next few years. Whether it’s fitness gear like LifeTrak or iFit or cameras like Narrative Clip, the wearable trend is likely to outlast bell bottom jeans. (Here’s hoping!) ...

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 ...

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 on ...

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

Like the commercials of years gone by, some people are PC’s 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 ...

Ways Big Data Impacts Your Life That You Probably Didn’t Know About

What is Big Data? As described by Dictionary.com: Big Data: (n) Data sets, typically consisting of billions or trillions of records so vast and complex that they require new and powerful computational resources to process Translation: large sets of data which if analyzed can divulge trends, ...

Don’t Leap Into Snapchat Ads! Or should you?

  Should you leap into Snapchat ads? Look before you leap; that’s all I’m saying. Some small businesses and marketing departments got all excited last week when Snapchat announced it’s open for advertising. Not so fast! Any low-cost way to advertise to an audience that’s hard to reach is ...

Clouds Are Pretty, but for True Data Security, Go External

Celebrities have it tough. They often have to wait in long lines for the best restaurants and nightclubs. People are always stopping them asking for directions, life hacking tips or photo opportunities. If they don’t entertain us to our expectations, we will flog them publicly on social media ...

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