While we are on the subject of portable hard drives, let’s look at ones with the Thunderbolt interface for Macs. Choosing a Portable Thunderbolt Hard Drive Let’s look at the technologies powering the portable thunderbolt hard drives in the market today. USB3.0 vs Thunderbolt Thunderbolt is twice as fast as USB 3.0, there I said it. While […]
I have had numerous external portable hard drives, still have them and will buy some more if I need to. The idea of being able to backup your work, carry incredible amount of data with you without sacrificing the storage on your laptop and have the files you want when you need them in a portable and […]
Running low on storage space in your iPhone or iPad? Thinking if you should bring your laptop to backup your photos and files for your business or holiday trip to free up your storage for more shots. You need a wireless flash drive for your iPad or iPhone or both.
We love laptops with super fast Solid State Drives (SSD) also known as Flash Storage. The quick boot up time, the fast application load time and ability to work on big files without the long processing and wait time.
Apple launched the new generation Mac Mini in the October 2014 Event. Some say the old Mac Mini is way overdue for replacement. But we would rather get the previous generation Mac Mini than the new. Why? Read on.
If you can’t live without Microsoft Windows and just need an entry level machine for basic day-to-day stuff like browsing the web, email, preparing documents and run lightweight applications then one of these affordable hybrids is your answer.
Follow our new featured series, the What’s Hot List. We share with our readers what other are looking for on our website. Here’s what they were researching, technology or gadget, leading to purchase decisions. The Hottest Colour My Learning Tech List Here, we explore the 5 most popular tech on our website for the month of May 2014. […]
We decided to share with our readers how others find us online. Typically, majority of our visitors are organic, they come to our website via search result pages. So what are they looking for? Most of the time, it’s when they are considering a piece of technology or researching the best gadget before making any purchase decisions.
With faster broadband speed, unlimited fibre optic broadband packages (up to 100Mbps going and up to 300Mbps sometime this year) and higher uplink speeds on offer , it’s easy to see how one can benefit from setting up their own personal cloud rather than relying on a free or fee based and limited cloud storage service from the likes of […]
Chromebook is gaining a foot hold in the market given it’s simplicity, ease of use, maturing OS and now reliable hardware from mainstream manufacturers. We looked at the comparison between HP Chromebook 11 and Samsung Series 3 Chromebook, now let’s look what else is out in 2014.
Typically, wireless speakers connect via Bluetooth although most speakers also provide a 3.5mm cable for direct connection using the Line-in socket. Some of the speakers featured here also include a mini USB or USB port and cable. This is used to update the speakers firmware or as a USB Power port to charge your smartphone […]
We looked at portable wireless storage solutions in our article, Wireless Portable Hard Drives. But what if you already have a portable storage, memory cards and removable flash USB drives. Is there a solution(s) out there that shares the features of wireless portable storage; self powered device with built-in rechargeable battery and wireless connectivity BUT […]
With a web developer, an avid photographer and a graphics designer in the team, we have invested in network storage and backups in our workplace including cloud solutions for backing up to the web. But we were never quite sure how to bring our files with us especially when we are on assignments abroad or […]
There are many routers on offer with USB port(s) that allow users to connect a printer, scanner or external USB drive to it. These can then be shared on the network through configurations on the management console. Basic controls over the hard drive will turn your USB drive and router into a mini file server […]
External storage devices are a quick and cheap way to increase storage space on your desktop or laptop. These are available in portable format using Solid State Drives (SSD) or 2.5″ Hard Disk Drive (HDD) and in desktop format using 3.5″ HDD(s). While disk drives are given bandwidth throughput of up to 300MB/s using the […]
We recently received an interesting referrer to our article Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) in Schools – Considerations. On closer inspection, we found an article on www.teachthought.com titled ’20 BYOD Resources For The 21st Century School’ which included a link to our article.
Google went from placing their Google Chromebook laptops in the affordable segment to the high-end with Google Chromebook Pixel. Previous, Chromebooks were designed and built with partners such as Samsung, Acer, Lenovo and HP with emphasis on simplicity and affordability. With Chromebook Pixel, Google is moving into Apple’s MacBook Air and MacBook Pro territory.
We were asked recently to advise on the possible solutions for a noisy switch. Physically the school was limited on space and for various reasons, the age of buildings (hence very thick walls) and an ‘interesting’ layout demanded that the network (both wired and wireless) had it’s own peculiarities including the placement of some of […]