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LaCie's D2 Thunderbolt 2 Can Be Upgraded With Extra SSD Storage

Speed, size, and even aesthetics all come into play when it comes to choosing an external drive for a computer, but storage capacity is always the most important factor influencing a purchase decision. And with LaCie’s new d2 Thunderbolt 2 external drive, you can actually boost both the storage and transfer speeds with an optional SSD upgrade that’s easy to install.


Apple's New iCloud Pricing Plan Gives You A Terabyte For $25

Apple just made its new iCloud pricing plans official. Here’s what extra storage in Apple’s walled garden is going to cost you in Australia.


This New Wireless Hard Drive Cuts Out Cords And Adds An SD Card Slot

External hard drives are essential; the cords they come with are a pain. And finally, after watching its competitors go wireless one by one, Western Digital has joined the party. My Passport Wireless does away with cords and adds a nifty built-in SD card slot as a nice little bonus.


Dropbox Pro Now Has 1TB Of Storage, New Sharing And Security Options

Dropbox is an awesome cloud storage service which integrates well with everything, but if you need more than the 2GB on the Free (plus whatever free extras you can scrounge) it can become expensive. So we’re happy to learn that Dropbox Pro has simplified its plans and expanded its storage: 1TB now costs $10.99 a month.


These Folding Shelves Pop Right Out Of The Wall

Reminiscent of those wall-mounted foldaway beds, these shelves hinge out from their main, framing structure to create impromptu, versatile storage.


How Many Gigabytes Does It Take To Make A Human?

How much information is stored inside a human? Not as much as you think. All you need is a mere 1.5 gigabytes to fit your entire genetic code. Veritasium did the maths in his latest brain tapping video and cooked up that number using bits to understand the molecules that make up a person’s genetic code.


These Shelves Are Like A Shape-Sorter Toy For Grown-Ups

Storage can be so boring sometimes — but not if you’re friends with Stockholm designers Erik Olovsson and Kyuhyung Cho, because they have decided to create a shelving system that resembles the shape-sorter toys we all used to play with as kids.


The Perfect Family Work Surface: Three Desks, One Shelving Unit

A busy home can place high demand on desk space, so why not make something that provides more than one surface to work at? That’s exactly what design graduate Matej Chabera’s shelving unit it designed to achieve.


A Software Update Could Make Existing SSDs 300% Faster

Solid-state drives (SSDs) are already fast, in fact, a little too fast. That doesn’t mean we’re going to say no to even more performance, even if data transport protocols need to catch up. While flash memory itself continues to improve in durability, speed and density, there’s also work ongoing on the software side, with a team of researchers in Japan reportedly boosting existing drive speeds with a simple middleware change.


These Brackets Come With Shelves Included

We’ve all been there: you have your hands on some lovely timber or such to fasten to your wall and put stuff on, only to find that all the brackets you can buy are dog ugly. So, designer Sylvain Willenz decided to make brackets that come with shelves included instead.


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