1TB Portable USB 3.0 HD for $80 – Deal Alert

Seagate 1TB Portable Drive Sale

Amazon currently has a good deal on a bus-powered (i.e., it runs off the computer’s USB power) USB 3.0 external hard drive at 1TB capacity for $79.99.

Details here at Amazon.  (Make sure you select the 1TB from the drop-down menu circled in the screenshot above.)

As I’ve pointed out before, USB 3.0 is backwards compatible with USB 2.0 ports.  I regularly use a USB 3.0 drive on both my USB 2.0 MacBook and my USB 3.0 desktop and it works like a charm.

The Swag Bag Giveaway Just Got Bigger…

Thank Kubota Image Tools for upping the ante in the Swag Bag Giveaway.

Kubota Image Tools had generously said it would hand out a $100 value gift certificate to the Swag Bag winner.  Well, I just got Kubota’s prize pack in the mail and what I found inside is over twice that value. [Read more...]

Seagate/O’Neill Photo Contest Finalists

The 10 finalists in the Seagate/O’Neill photo contest are displayed below in no particular order.  It’s in the hands of our judges, Rich Legg of LeggNet’s Digital Capture and Nicole Young of Nicolesy Photography, to collaborate and come up with the top 3 images.

We’ll have an announcement later in January for the winning photos. [Read more...]