Make Your Cloud “Personal” With Plex

Streaming media is a big deal. Various services on the market make it easy to get your favorite music, movies or TV shows. Yet they’re missing one ingredient – something personal. Starting today, Plex is now supported by Seagate Personal Cloud, NAS and NAS Pro network storage products. Personal ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Is the VOD Success of The Interview a Game Changer for Film Distribution?

A few weeks back, we posted this article posing the question on whether or not Sony should have canceled the theatrical release of its film, The Interview. The cancellation came at the demands of a group known as the “Guardians of Peace” and was a larger part of a data breach the company ...

Personal Cloud vs Cloud Service – What’s Best for You?

Consumer cloud storage is becoming pretty common these days. What used to be a few vendors with select offerings has become a competitive battlefield where companies are trying to outdo one another with the best service offerings. The photo storage site, Trunx, is looking to fill up the cloud ...

The 5 “You Have Watch This” Movies You May Have Missed

Now that the holidays are behind us, we’re on the fast track to award season including The Emmys, GRAMMYs and The Oscars. Nominations for the “Best of” will be coming over the wires any day now. It’s unlikely that any of the films below will receive recognition for one reason or another. If ...

The Interview – What Lessons Can We Learn from the Sony Hack?

In this age where data can easily be held hostage and used as a ransom, it was an interesting story that quickly developed around Sony’s film The Interview. This has been floating around the headlines a bit so if you’ve missed it, Sony recently had a data breach – a group calling itself the ...

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