Seagate to exit 2.5″ magnetic drive production by 2014

March 5, 2013 by · 1 Comment
Filed under: Computer news 

Seagate technologies has announced that they will be stopping the production of 2.5″ 7200rpm magnetic hard drives by the end of the year. As the production of SSD drives increases the prices will continue to fall which will lead to the market for magnetic drives to decrease. The SSD drives are faster and more rugged when compared to the older magnetic drives and with the prices dropping the sales numbers will be increasing to replace the lost revenue. Read more

Samsung Series 5 Chromebook w/Google Chrome OS $99 for teachers / schools

December 10, 2012 by · Leave a Comment
Filed under: Android OS, Computer news, Special deals 

Google and Samsung along with Donorschoose.org have a special promotion for the holiday season for teachers and school systems. You can get the Samsung Series 5 Chromebook for $99 each up to 30 units for each teacher enrolled. Read more

Cisco has confirmed vulnerablilty in Cisco AnyConnect secure mobility client, patch released

June 21, 2012 by · Leave a Comment
Filed under: Computer news, Computer Security 

Late Wednesday Cisco released software updates for several versions of the Cisco AnyConnect line of VPN products, also covered under a second notice is the Cisco Application Control Engine appliance. A compromised system could allow an intruder to load malicious software on the system or access network resources that should be secure. The exploits are based on Active-X and Java code that can be embedded in web content. Read more

Google Drive is here, 5gb online store for free

April 24, 2012 by · Leave a Comment
Filed under: Android OS, Computer news 

The long awaited Google Drive cloud storage is now available, it went live today. For the past few weeks the rumors have been going around about what the service will have to offer, well now the rumors can be put to bed. Google Drive has 5gb of cloud storage for free and you can get up to 1tb of storage with paid accounts. Up to 99.95% up time is being stated by Google which is pretty good too. The Google Drive storage is actually an extension of the Google Docs application and files stored in Docs do not take up the storage of Drive but will be accessible. One interesting feature of Drive is that docs uploaded will be scanned with OCR to allow document searching. Read more

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