CES 2013: Lacie Blade Runner 4TB Hard Drive protects from backups lost like tears in rain

Gerald Lynch CES 2013, Hard Drives, Tech Digest news Leave a Comment

External hard drive design is, for the most part, as boring as tech comes. Nondescript black oblongs tucked aside your monitor or laptop, they're nothing much to write home about. Designer Philippe Starck doesn't do nondescript though, and his new…

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Google Music cloud streaming tunes service now in testing

Gerald Lynch Digital Music, Google, Tech Digest news 3 Comments

Rumours are heating up concerning Google's long-awaited Google Music service. The cloud-streaming app has finally entered the testing stages, according to industry insiders. Following an apparent leak at the XDA Developers forum last week, Google are believed to be in…

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Coin-sized Verbatim Store 'n' Go Netbook USB drive packs in massive 32GB of storage

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Sometimes good things come in smaller packages, and they don't come much smaller than Verbatim's latest USB flash drive, the Store 'n' Go Netbook. No bigger than a 1 Euro coin, it still manages to squeeze in 32GB worth…

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LaCie Rugged Safe hard drive offers 1TB of storage and military-grade protection

Gerald Lynch Hard Drives, Tech Digest news 9 Comments

LaCie, veterans in the portable storage field, have today unveiled their Rugged Safe external hard drive range. Not content with shock-proofing your precious digital files with military grade exterior rubber shielding, it also offers 128-bit AES hardware encryption. That,…

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Eye-Fi wireless memory cards get new wi-fi hotspot support

Gerald Lynch Cameras, Tech Digest news, Wi-Fi 2 Comments

You may have heard of the Eye-Fi range of wireless memory cards; featuring an "endless memory" mode, they automatically back-up your digital camera photos and videos online when you're in range of a wi-fi network, meaning you should never run…

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USB memory support hits the Xbox 360

Gerald Lynch Gaming, Tech Digest news 1 Comment

Here's a free little treat for Xbox 360 owners. Connect to Xbox Live today and you'll be greeted with an update that allows data to be saved to USB memory sticks. It'll let you back-up your saves and Arcade downloads…

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