Drobo 4 Bay with USB 3

A new base model Drobo 4 Bay just launched with USB 3.0 connectivity. It includes power fail protection with battery backup and Drobo’s BeyondRAID configuration for drive spanning with single or dual disk redundancy. [click to continue…]



As the data storage demands of photo and video professionals/enthusiasts continues to grow, the storage industry continues to strive toward larger capacity drives in smaller physical footprints. LaCie is now the first manufacturer to deliver a single 5TB in an external hard drive enclosure. [click to continue…]


Data Protection for Photographers

Data Protection for Photographers is a new book from IT author, Patrick H. Corrigan.

“This book explains current data protection and storage technologies in everyday terms. It describes effective procedures for protecting data, from capture to backup and archiving. Descriptions of specific products applicable to Windows, MacOS, and Linux systems are provided.”

Data Protection for Photographers retails for $32.95; however, it is currently available for $23.63 on


LaCie Little Big Disk Thunderbolt 2

LaCie announced the Little Big Disk Thunderbolt 2 drive at CES 2014 today. Now that Apple has released the Mac Pro with Thunderbolt 2 we can expect to see more of these peripherals hitting the market – and I think we’ll see a lot at CES 2014. [click to continue…]

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Sony Hard Drive

Sony recently introduced a new line of rugged, professional hard drives in SSD and standard spinning hard drive flavors. The SSD version (PSZ-SA25) is available as a 256GB capacity drive, while the spinning hard drives are available in 500GB and 1TB capacities (PSZ-HA50 and PSZ-HA1T). The drives feature one USB 3.0 and two FireWire 800 ports. [click to continue…]

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Seagate 4TB USB 3 Hard Drive

Amazon has a Seagate 4TB USB 3.0 external hard drive for $159.99 (list $229.99). With prices like these hitting now, I think it’s safe to say that we’ve recovered from the hard drive shortage from a couple years ago after the Thailand flooding. Check out Seagate 4TB drive dealĀ here at

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