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Top 5 Causes of Hard Drive Failure

Sometimes, technology fails us. My phone will often reboot itself for no reason whatsoever. I won’t rule out it having a mind of its own. According to the infographic below, the same could be said for hard drives.  The graphic gives some interesting stats on hard drive crashes vs. hardware…

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Wireless Plus & Tablet

Why Size Doesn’t Matter

The short answer? Portable storage.  But let me tell you why. I’ve been keeping an eye on the slow demise of BlackBerry over the last few years and especially in recent weeks. Their downfall has allowed Microsoft to claim the very distant number three position in the smartphone space. In…

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Marvel Unlimited – “Its Like Netflix for Comics”

I asked my friend once what was the Marvel Unlimited app (which, I’ll say now is pretty rad for either, web, Android or iOS) and his response was “its like Netflix for comics.” Pretty accurate description. The Marvel Unlimited app is a way to manage your digital subscriptions on your…

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How Much Time Do You Spend on your Smartphone?

According to Experian Marketing Services’ Simmons® ConnectSM, the answer is 58 minutes daily. This is an interesting statistic because I know it feels like a whole lot more between talking (26%) texting (20%) and social networking (16%) Break it down even further to segment between Android and…

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Data Storm

The Perfect Data Storm

Smartphones are now a major part of our society. Obviously some countries utilize these devices more than others, but no matter what restaurant, movie theater, mall, park, sporting event or even just a normal, stay-at-home social gathering, the smartphone is at the center of attention.  If aliens…

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History of Data Storage

The History of Data Storage

I enjoy finding different infographics that talk about different aspects of storage whether it is how much data is consumed or even the steady increase of capacity and volume. Our friends at Stackify have created something visually interesting to showcase the history of data storage as it compares…

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Landscape of Big Data

The Landscape of Big Data

There is no denying that big data is a big deal. For those of you just joining our program, “Big Data” is defined as sets of data that is so large or complex that it can’t be managed with traditional data processing applications. Netflix is a prime example of a company that leverages big data…

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What Data is Important To You?

One task I’ve been putting off doing is organizing my data. I regret it being something that I didn’t do better initially because now things have grown somewhat out of control. This was something I was going to try and conquer during the holiday break but it’s like cleaning out the garage –…

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Wireless Plus

Why Should I Care About Wireless Plus?

While I don’t always like horn tooting, when you look at the features for our Wireless Plus hard drive, you can’t help but think *beep-beep*. The natural successor to our previous Satellite drive, this bad boy has a few additional bells & whistles that shouldn’t be overlooked to take…

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What’s Happening at Macworld/iWorld 2013

I’ve always thought Macworld to be an interesting show, more so when Apple decided to no longer participate, thus the rebranding to iWorld. When I attended last year, there were a slew of iPhone and iPad cases, camera lenses and Appalooza where App Devs can show off their latest advancements to…

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