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MegaUpload 2 won’t even host files itself

Since the original MegaUpload was shut down by authorities in 2012 and its many assets seized, original founder Kim Dotcom has been trying to develop a new file locker which cannot fall foul to old pitfalls. He’s not quite managed it yet, but MegaUpload 2.0 might make it a reality, …

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Seagate launches ‘world’s fastest’ SSD

Seagate has just announced what it says is the ‘world’s fastest’ SSD, capable of 10Gbps throughput. Seagate’s new drive is compliant with the Open Compute Project specification and makes use of the NVMe protocol, allowing it to achieve these massive speeds. According to Seagate, this SSD is ‘production ready’ so …

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Crucial launches BX200 series affordable SSDs

In recent years, the prices of SSDs have come down significantly and we are now at a point where companies can launch affordable SSDs with speeds that will dwarf a traditional hard drive. This week, Crucial unveiled its new BX200 drives, bringing solid performance at a price point that should …

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U.S. government washes hands of MegaUpload servers

Remember back in January 2012 when MegaUpload was shut down and its servers were seized? The people who were paying customers of the site didn’t receive any compensation for that loss and despite many legal efforts by different individuals, nobody has been able to get their files back. It was …

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Sony seems to be crippling its own smartphone storage

Sony has gone ahead and crippled the storage capabilities of one of its budget smartphones, the Xperia M4 Aqua, as owners of the 8GB device can only actually access 1.26GB of it. This seems to be largely down to the inclusion of Android 5.0 Lollipop, which apparently takes up 4GB of …

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Samsung unveils 128GB storage for budget mobile devices

Samsung Electronics has introduced a new NAND flash device that could enable low-cost smartphones and tablets with up to 128GB of storage space. The new eMMC memory chip is based on triple-level cell (TLC) NAND flash technology and is cheaper to make than multi-level cell (MLC) solutions of similar capacity. …

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Seagate Wireless 500GB mobile storage drive

Although the discerning media user likely already has a home server with wireless connectivity and remote access this kind of set up is not always ideal. In-fact, all it takes is for you to lose access to a decent internet connection and suddenly you are media free – which for some …

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Kingston HyperX Fury 16GB USB 3.0 Review

Kingston is already well known for its desktop RAM modules and Solid State Drives but they also make flash drives for those of you who need to back up data and take it on the go. Chances are, you have several USB sticks lying around already so what makes the …

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Synology announces two new NAS devices

Synology, a company dedicated to creating high performance, reliable and cost effective NAS solutions has announced two new devices- the DS414j and EDS14. The former is a 4 bay NAS device aimed at home users who require up to 20TB of storage, while the latter is an all new device aimed …

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8GB iPhone 5C may launch tomorrow

According to leaked documents from O2 Germany, Apple is set to launch an 8GB iPhone 5C tomorrow in an attempt to boost the devices poor sales. However, it might not actually do any good as the 8GB model is tipped to sell for just £60 less than the 16GB model- …

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Seagate Kinetic storage is massive and cool

In the business-only section of CeBIT 2014, the folks at Seagate were showing off a massive block of storage that points the way to a very interesting future. KitGuru feels the fabric of Seagate’s fibres. Standard desktop systems come with 1TB or 2TB drives. Newer systems come with 3TB or 4TB …

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SanDisk debuts new largest microSD card

If you have a camera or smartphone that is constantly running out of storage space, forcing you to swap out for another card, then Sandisk’s latest release will be right up your street. It’s a new, record breaking microSD card, with a whopping 128GB capacity. Designed with Android tablets and …

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Buffalo LinkStation LS421DE Enclosure Review

Buffalo are a leading Network brand, and today we are reviewing a new release of their popular LinkStation series. The LS421DE is a high performance two-bay network attached storage device, which even features Raid 0 and Raid 1 configurations. The LS421 offers many features, including Gigabit Ethernet, Cloud Storage, a …

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Expect your PS4 to only have 400GB of space

While each PlayStation 4 and Xbox One may come packing half terrabyte drives in them at launch, Sony’s new console will only give you about 400GB of space right off the bat – at least according to the reports coming out of a lucky early owner. This comes from screenshots …

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Synology DiskStation DS214 NAS Review

Synology have been one of the key players in the Network Attached Storage Devices for some time now, and each new DiskStation model is eagerly anticipated. The DS214 is no exception with it first being teased at Computex in June of this year, along side its more powerful DS214+. This …

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Teratrend SST-TS431U 4-bay USB 3.0 Storage Tower Review

SilverStone is a company that you will most certainly have heard of. They produce a large range of Cases, Power Supplies and Storage devices. On the other hand, the name Teratrend probably won’t mean much to you. Teratrend is a new division of SilverStone dedicated to delivering professional storage solutions. …

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