Data Storage

Intel SoC Storage Solution launched for mobile/Smart TV crossover

Intel SoC Storage Solution launched for mobile/Smart TV crossover

This week the folks at Intel have launched a brand new solution for simple video transcoding and streaming between mobile devices and your Smart TV. This system is based on the Intel Atom Media Processor CE5300 Series and will be allowing you the ability to simultaneously share HD video as well as multimedia galore across multiple mobile devices. You'll also be able to stream HD video and multimedia content to your Smart TV to your heart's content - easily and efficiently.

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Mega claims 1 million users on day one

Mega claims 1 million users on day one

According to none other than Kim Dotcom himself, Megaupload's replacement Mega has attained 1 million users in the first day it's been active. This of course includes those users that got early access, and the announcement was made at Dotcom's own mansion in New Zealand at a conference clad with fireworks and scantily clad ladies. The event spoken of here took place early this morning (or at night if you were there in person) and was described as "insane" by some choice attendees.

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SlashGear Morning Wrap-up: November 14th, 2012

SlashGear Morning Wrap-up: November 14th, 2012

This week we've had our fair share of surprises in the mobile universe, but today it appears that we're going to be running smooth in the computing world - desktops and storage devices galore! That said, you'll still want to start your journey off with Western Digital's 802.11AC My Net router and bridge. Move on then to Google TV updates with voice search and PrimeTime guide reborn. The BlackBerry L-Series has been spotted in a photo shaking hands with an iPhone 5, imagine that!

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Cassette tape prototype able to store 35 terabytes of data

Cassette tape prototype able to store 35 terabytes of data

The cassette tape was a popular medium back in the 80s and early 90s, and served as one of the main platforms for distributing music. Today, the cassette is all but living as other types of media have taken over since then. However, researchers have developed a prototype that is able to store 35TB of data onto a single cassette tape.

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Google NC data center gets Street View treatment

Google NC data center gets Street View treatment

If you were wondering where the internet is housed, you're asking the wrong question - but if you want to know where Google's corner of the internet lives, you're in luck. This week Google has released not just a high-definition set of photos from several of their data centers, they've got a lovely Street View look at one in particular. Google's Lenoir, NC data center has the greatest little look-around you could hope for this afternoon.

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Thecus releases the reduced power consumption N4800Eco

Thecus releases the reduced power consumption N4800Eco

Whether you're looking at trimming a few pennies off your electric bill or are taking steps to reduce your - or your company's - carbon footprint, the N4800Eco rebrand will help you accomplish that - at least when compared to its previous model. The N4800Eco was announced yesterday, and boasts a 20% energy reduction over its predecessor, the N4800. According to Thecus, this device possesses all the features of the N4800, plus a few perks, such as running cooler and quieter.

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ioSafe N2 fireproof and waterproof NAS Indiegogo campaign kicks off

ioSafe N2 fireproof and waterproof NAS Indiegogo campaign kicks off

Using network-attached storage is a good way to make sure that your important data is safe from things like hard drive crashes and security breaches, but what happens when natural disasters hit? Most NAS systems don't protect against water and fire damage, but ioSafe has a new NAS that protects against both of those. The company has introduced the ioSafe N2, which is a fireproof and waterproof NAS, but in order for this product to see the light of day, it needs your help.

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Shuttle OMNINAS KD20 2-bay NAS starts the product line

Shuttle OMNINAS KD20 2-bay NAS starts the product line

The folks at Shuttle Computer Handels GmbH have shown off a brand new network-attached storage system by the name of OMNINAS KD20. This NAS is the first in its product range and is aimed directly at small offices, workgroups, and home use. You'll have 2-bays of storage power with solid aluminum and white plastic surrounding the whole construct. Both of the hot-swappable drive bays are able to work with up to 4TB 3.5" hard disks and SSDs.

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Synology DiskStation DS213+ 2-bay NAS goes big for small businesses

Synology DiskStation DS213+ 2-bay NAS goes big for small businesses

The next NAS has been revealed by Synology with the DiskStation DS213+, a 2-bay device with full-featured storage for businesses both medium and small. This device is "the first 2013 model" as they say, bringing on a dual-core 1.067 GHz processor to make both reading and writing take on the next generation of file sharing. This device also employs a brand new System Hibernation mode for major reductions in power consumption.

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