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Dropbox looks for permission to publish national security request information

Dropbox looks for permission to publish national security request information

It has been several months since we last saw a transparency report from Dropbox, however there has been an update. Dropbox has said they have filed a legal brief asking the court to allow them to report the number of national security requests they receive, which for those unfamiliar, is something that is not allowed (in any detail) at the moment.

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OWC Mercury Elite Pro Dual mini storage device offers bus-powered hardware RAID

OWC Mercury Elite Pro Dual mini storage device offers bus-powered hardware RAID

Computer users who need lots of external storage have a bunch of options to choose from. A company named OWC has been producing storage solutions geared towards Mac users for a number of years. The company has unveiled its latest product called the Mercury Elite Pro Dual Mini.

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Seagate Ultra Mobile HDD offers capacity and performance for thin mobile devices

Seagate Ultra Mobile HDD offers capacity and performance for thin mobile devices

Hard drive maker Seagate has announced a new storage device designed specifically for thin mobile devices. The hard drive is called the Seagate Ultra Mobile HDD and it promises seven times more storage capacity than a traditional 64 GB tablet with the same power needs. The storage device is a traditional hard drive promising the power, performance, and reliability of a flash device.

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Lexar 64GB microSDXC has 600x transfer speeds

Lexar 64GB microSDXC has 600x transfer speeds

Lexar produces a wide range of flash storage devices including memory cards for virtually every smartphone camera that you can imagine. The company has unveiled a new impressively high-performance micro SDXC memory card aimed at enhancing mobile video capability. The card promises transfer rates as high as 600x.

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Western Digital My Passport Slim packs 2 TB of storage in a thin metal case with encryption

Western Digital My Passport Slim packs 2 TB of storage in a thin metal case with encryption

Western Digital has announced the launch of the new and very portable external storage device for mobile users. The storage drive is called the My Passport Slim and is the first 2 TB thin drive with a metal case that also features hardware encryption. The encryption is 256-bit hardware-based to protect any data you put on the drive.

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mLogic mBack zero footprint hard drive for iMac now shipping

mLogic mBack zero footprint hard drive for iMac now shipping

The mLogic mBack zero footprint external hard drive for iMac and Apple displays is now shipping. This may be the perfect external hard drive for iMac users who are the minimalist type and like as few things as possible sitting on their desk. These drives are designed to mount to the back of the iMac computer or the stand of a Apple display.

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Meizu MX3 gets official with Exynos 5410 Octa processor and 128GB of storage

Meizu MX3 gets official with Exynos 5410 Octa processor and 128GB of storage

Meizu is a name that is perhaps best known in China. And while that may be a true statement, it looks like the recent announcement for the Meizu MX3 may bring some talk from those outside that market. Coming off of some recent rumors and leaks, Meizu has officially announced the MX3 and it will indeed have storage options ranging as high as 128GB.

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OWC Data Doubler adds 3 TB of storage to your MacBook

OWC Data Doubler adds 3 TB of storage to your MacBook

One thing that most notebook users have in common no matter the brand of machine they use is the need for more storage space. When your typical Windows-powered notebook runs out of space adding a larger hard drive is relatively straightforward but things can get tricky if you use a MacBook. A company called OWC has announced a new Data Doubler option for MacBook users that adds 3 TB of storage space.

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SanDisk Connect arrives for wireless storage and streaming to mobile devices

SanDisk Connect arrives for wireless storage and streaming to mobile devices

Wireless storage and streaming solutions have been around for awhile, and most of the big storage companies have out their own version of wireless storage, mostly in the form of a hard drive that you can connect to wirelessly if you're short on space on your mobile device. However, SanDisk is implementing a different method that includes nothing but a flash drive.

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Samsung unveils 840 EVO and XS1715 solid state drives

Samsung unveils 840 EVO and XS1715 solid state drives

At its 2013 SSD Global Summit in Seoul, Samsung has unveiled a couple of new SSD drives, with it putting particular emphasis on its 840 EVO, and also announcing the enterprise-level XS1715 SSD. The former is available in capacities up to 1TB, while the latter is available in a slightly higher capacity of up to 1.6TB. There's no definitive release date, with Samsung simply saying they'll be available in the second half of this year.

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Toshiba Exceria Pro SD card touted as “world’s fastest”

Toshiba Exceria Pro SD card touted as “world’s fastest”

Toshiba is coming out with an ultra-fast series of SD cards that they're calling Exceria Pro, and the company is claiming that the new SD cards are the fastest around, with speeds hitting as fast 240 MB/s. These cards are aimed at professionals, such as photographers who need photos saved quickly.

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Samsung PCIe SSDs now in production for Ultrabooks

Samsung PCIe SSDs now in production for Ultrabooks

PCIe-based solid state drives aren't anything new, but Samsung has just production on a new PCIe SSD that will be specifically meant for lightweight and thin Ultrabooks. The company is calling these new SSDs the XP941 series, and they offer up to 1.4GB/s speeds, which is 2.5 times faster than a traditional SATA solid state drive.

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