Floppy Disks

Putting the byte on a scale

Data has been a hot topic for more than a decade now as the accumulation of the good ol’ byte has...
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The history of data storage costs

Over the last few decades, the way that data is stored has evolved faster than just about any form of technology....
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Flash Drive Today

A decade made a huge difference in flash drive memory pricing

Today, you can buy a flash drive with enough memory to store more than a room full of floppy discs. We...
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Is DNA coding your data the future of stored information?

Recently on Spectrum, Scientists from Harvard University have successfully converted a 53,000 word book into a single strand of DNA. The...
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Don’t get caught off-guard

While a major disaster, such as a tornado or hurricane, is unlikely, it’s best that businesses prepare for such catastrophic events....
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YouSendIt launches new services to take on Dropbox

In the world of cloud storage and file sharing, few companies are growing faster than Dropbox. Since January 2010, the service...
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Infinite USB? Right On! And on, and on, and on…

The word ‘infinite’ is pretty versatile – infinite wisdom, infinite kung fu, infinite shrimp buffet. It’s a buzz word, and one...
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For The Gentleman Who Has Everything, and Needs Somewhere To Put It

There’s never a shortage of interesting storage options for the full spectrum of geek chic. Earlier this week, I showed you...
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iPad Logic: Why You Need The Dropbox App

If you’re one of those new million iPad owners then you need to know about Dropbox for iPad. This free app...
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Blu-Ray Format Now Competing With… uh… Itself

The good news: Blu-Ray has released a new format standard, bumping the capacity of a single disc up to a brainbusting...
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A Visual Homage To Data Storage

(Image Credit: “Evolution of Storage” by Curtiss Spontelli | CC) We consume an amazing amount of data, but we also store...
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