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Synology DS114, DS214play, and DS414 NAS units introduced

Synology DS114, DS214play, and DS414 NAS units introduced

Synology has introduced three new NAS units, each of which features its own design and specifications while sharing similarities and elements. All three models -- the DS114, the DS214, and the DS414 -- have been launched today, with the DS114 and the DS414 in particular having global shipping starting today. We've a gallery and all the details after the jump.

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Sony increases PS4 hard drive size to 12.5mm for 1.5 TB capacity

Sony increases PS4 hard drive size to 12.5mm for 1.5 TB capacity

German tinkerer website Computer Bild has discovered that the PS4 will use a 12.5mm hard drive dock rather than the 9.5mm spec used in the PS3. This means the PS4 hard drive can be replaced with a 1.5TB SATA hard drive, with even more capacity in the future as developers improve storage densities. This and other discoveries were made when the website acquired a developer console for the next-generation gaming system.

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Samsung HomeSync Android TV box now available

Samsung HomeSync Android TV box now available

Following the look we got at the device back at the Mobile World Congress, Samsung made it known that its Samsung HomeSync would arriving this month, something that has now taken place alongside a video giving a run down of the Android TV box. With the device comes 1TB of integrated storage, as well as support for six devices at once.

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Toshiba Q Series Pro PC Internal SSD upgrade kit debuts

Toshiba Q Series Pro PC Internal SSD upgrade kit debuts

Toshiba has announced a new upgrade kit designed to help computer users get the performance of a SSD inside their computers. The upgrade kit is called the Toshiba Q Series Pro PC Internal SSD. Toshiba promises that the SSD upgrade kit will offer faster boot up and overall performance for the computer.

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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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