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QNAP TS-669 Pro TurboNAS Review

QNAP TS-669 Pro TurboNAS Review

Cloud storage may be the big buzzword of the moment, but what if you'd rather have your storage where you can see it? QNAP has one solution, in the shape of the TS-669 Pro TurboNAS: six-drives-worth of network-attached storage with streaming, remote access and data-redundancy on tap. Everything, in fact, the company thinks a home or small office might require. Is it worth the $1,199.99 sticker price, however? Read on for the full SlashGear review.

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HTC makes no Sense

HTC makes no Sense

You have to ask yourself whether HTC enjoys floundering. The company was doing so well, with an eye-catching range of appealing new devices that didn't feel like yesterday's hardware, along with the promise of a more proactive approach to software and services. Now it has dropped the bomb on HTCSense.com, its web-based hub for smartphones and tablets: after April 30, Sense online syncing of Contacts, Messages, Footprints and Call History will all be wiped out. There's "renovation" incoming, HTC claims, but it's hard to think of a much worse way that the company could've handled it.

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Mountain Lion could maul Windows 8

Mountain Lion could maul Windows 8

Mountain Lion came as a surprise today, proving Apple still has the capacity to shock and that Microsoft can't expect plain sailing with Windows 8 later this year. The next version of OS X isn't expected in consumer form until this summer, but already - with just a few features revealed - it's looking more grounded and cohesive than Lion before it. Microsoft's challenge is completing a risky, high-stakes revolution in its PC business, while Apple consolidates its already capable, well-esteemed platform and further feathers its maturing ecosystem.

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Pogoplug Mobile Review

Pogoplug Mobile Review

You can hardly click on the internet these days without stumbling across cloud storage, with seemingly anybody with some spare server space offering it up for offsite storage. What if you're more interested in hosting your own little cloud, though, with no monthly subscription fees but still access when you're on the move? Pogoplug has been helping set up self-hosted shared storage for some time now, but the Pogoplug Mobile promises to do it with an even smaller footprint and in a way that works seamlessly with your smartphone. Read on for the full SlashGear review.

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Hitachi GST 4TB Deskstar 5K4000 Hard Drive and Touro Desk External Drive revealed

Hitachi GST 4TB Deskstar 5K4000 Hard Drive and Touro Desk External Drive revealed

The fine folks at Hitachi have revealed a couple of new models in their hard drive line this week, one of which is the 4TB Deskstar 5K4000 Hard Drive retail kit with CoolSpin Technology, the other being the Touro Desk external drive, both of these units available in the first quarter of 2012 at the earliest. In that your hard drive still remains the place where your do everything from watch movies to edit movies to save your everloving homework assignments, the cloud hasn't quite completely taken over the industry for the bulk of us regular citizens. Hitachi Global Storage Technologies brings to you today two drives at right around $400 USD and a massive 4TB of space for fun.

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Synology DiskStation DS712+ NAS Review

Synology DiskStation DS712+ NAS Review

With services like Apple's iCloud and Google Cloud Music, it's easy to assume that the future of our data is putting it safe on someone else's servers. There's another option, however, in hosting your own cloud - and backup system - with a NAS. Synology has made a name for itself with flexible, affordable Network Attached Storage that doesn't fall short on performance, and the DiskStation DS712+ is the latest to target home and small business users. Twin drive support, copious multimedia streaming options and the promise of super-fast data rates: there's a lot to like about the DS712+ on paper at least. Check out how it holds up in the full SlashGear review.

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Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich complete guide

Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich complete guide

It's time we learned about a whole new version of the Android mobile operating system from Google, this one numbered 4.0 and titled Ice Cream Sandwich. Google describes this version of Android as having improved multitasking, brought resizable widgets, added rich notifications and customizable home screens, and increases interactivity to a much deeper level. Google chose Samsung to represent this version of Android with the Galaxy Nexus, a device that will be the next hero device running vanilla Android, here with 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.

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RIM: BlackBerry “fully restored” but no compensation news

RIM: BlackBerry “fully restored” but no compensation news

"You expect better of us, I expect better of us." So RIM co-CEO Mike Lazaridis opened the company's apologetic BlackBerry press conference this morning, before swiftly pointing out that services have now been "fully restored". As for compensation, however, fellow co-CEO Jim Balsillie said RIM has no idea, at present, what or even if that could be "Our focus has been 100-percent on getting services restored," he told investors and journalists, "that's something we're going to focus on now, but it hasn't been our priority overnight."

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iOS 5 available now

iOS 5 available now

Apple's iOS 5 has been released, with owners of the iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPad and iPad 2, along with the third- and fourth-gen iPod touch all getting the latest version of the mobile platform as a free update. Available to download for existing devices via iTunes, iOS 5 will also be preloaded on the new iPhone 4S, Apple's fifth-gen smartphone that goes on sale this Friday.

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