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HP Pocket Playlist brings a tiny mobile surprise to CES 2013

HP Pocket Playlist brings a tiny mobile surprise to CES 2013

Out of all the notebooks, all-in-one PCs, and Windows-toting machines revealed at CES this year, the most surprising device HP is bringing to the party has to be the Pocket Playlist. The HP Pocket Playlist is a portable storage device that makes with the wireless connections to your devices across the board, with and without internet connections. Portable media storage and entertainment alike, that's what's going on here.

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Drobo 5N adds gigabit ethernet to five bay backup box

Drobo 5N adds gigabit ethernet to five bay backup box

Drobo has revealed its latest storage and backup device, the Drobo 5N, targeting consumers looking for a new network-attached system with a burst of added speed. The 5N follows in the metaphorical footsteps of the Drobo 5D, announced back in June, with five regular drive bays and an extra nook for slotting in a chunk of solid-state storage to speed up data access, but throws in ethernet connectivity.  

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Iomega px2-300d NAS Review

Iomega px2-300d NAS Review

Iomega’s StorCenter px2-300d is a NAS unit aimed at businesses and the prosumer crowd, offering features beneficial to both types of user. This particular unit is the 4TB model, but the device is available in up to 6TB varieties, all of which share the same features. While one would initially be tempted to view the px2-300d as a NAS device tailored to the SMB environment, I contend that it also makes an excellent personal server, offering a pleasant mix of appealing design, quiet hardware, easy-to-use software, and high-end functionality. Whether you’re a business owner looking for a way to keep your data safe or a prosumer in need a sophisticated personal server, read our full review of the px2-300d to see how the device holds up.

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Dark Knight Rises flash drive is a bust of Batman

Dark Knight Rises flash drive is a bust of Batman

If you're a hard-core superhero fan who liked the last Dark Knight movie, this flash drive will pique your interest. The flash drive is from a company called Infothink and the drive was released to go along with the launch of the Dark Knight Rises on Blu-ray. The drive is in the form of a bust showing Batman's chest and head.

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Mushkin unveils world’s first 480 GB mSATA SSD

Mushkin unveils world’s first 480 GB mSATA SSD

There are a few different types of SSDs on the market today for storing data in computer systems. Typically, when we think SSD what comes to mind are the 2.5-inch form factor drives that are used in larger notebooks and desktop computers. However, when it comes to putting SSDs and some of the incredibly thin ultrabooks and other small notebooks on the market those 2.5-inch form factor SSDs are simply too big.

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Dropbox to open first overseas office in Dublin

Dropbox to open first overseas office in Dublin

Dropbox, the increasingly popular online storage service, has announced that it will open its first international office in Dublin, Ireland. By doing so, it will join the likes of Facebook and Google in establishing business in a place known for attracting tech companies. In addition to being its first international office, the Dublin location will be Dropbox's second office.

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Microsoft sued over the Surface’s storage capacity

Microsoft sued over the Surface’s storage capacity

Microsoft's tablet/PC hybrid, the Surface RT, is advertised at 32GB and 64GB, depending on which model you purchase. As with all cell phones, laptops, tablets, and other devices with internal storage, the actual user-available capacity is lower due to the operating system and such. Andrew Sokolowski, a California lawyer, isn't happy about this, and has sued Microsoft over his 32GB Surface's storage space.

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