Storage

Chromebooks versus Windows laptops, Which should you buy?

A notebook PC powered by Microsoft Windows offers several advantages: Windows offers the most flexibility to run just about any app, as well as the choice of any browser you choose. You can tweak and configure ...

Clean up that PC! 3 tools to help you out

At some point in your PCs life it is going to get so jam packed with STUFF that you have no choice but to clean house. This is a good thing, because it means your PC is used enough to get a healthy dose of clut...

Dropbox sets no limit for desktop file storage

    Dropbox announced a new initiative at their Open conference on Tuesday called Project Infinite. Project Infinite utilizes a new interface that allows users to see all of the files they have stor...

Storage and Backup Products that Save the Day

Nasuni Cloud Storage – Leveraging the cloud as a primary storage component, Nasumi Cloud NAS combines local storage controllers and cloud storage to provide global access to data with local performance. T...

Ransomware

  Ransomware is the devilish and extremely debilitating program designed to lock and encrypt files in order to extort money from consumers, business owners, and even government officials. It seems that no ...

Western Digital launching Worlds first 5mm 2.5-inch Hard Drive

If you didn’t think your hard drives could get any smaller, you would be wrong. Western Digital is now shipping a new 5mm 2.5 hard drives. The target for these new devices is for the ever more present ultra-boo...

Smallest External Hard Drive

Looking for a desktop drive that won’t take up a lot of space? Look no further, we here at bva found the smallest external hard drive. And what is even better? It’s on sale. The LaCie Minimus 3 TB E...

Hyper-V: Shrinking a VHD

If you are using Hyper-V virtual machine, with thin provisioned (or dynamic) virtual disks, you may find yourself needing to compact those virtual disk files (.VHD) to reclaim free space. Typically you would co...

Disposable Thumb Drives??!?!?

The teams over at Art Lebedev studios have come up with an ever so original concept to the USB thumb drive. As you see in the pictures provided, these USB thumb drives are simply printed on cardboard and extrem...

Welcome to the Zettabyte Age

Humans created more than a zettabyte of digital information by the end of 2010. A what? A zettabyte.  That’s 2 to the 70th power bytes, which is approximately 10 to the 21st power.  1,000,000,000,000,000,...