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Western Digital celebrates 10 years of My Passport

Western Digital celebrates 10 years of My Passport with beautiful Limited Edition portable hard drives

Western Digital and its portable hard drive brand, My Passport, seem to have been around forever. Well, it seems ‘forever’ has actually been ten years, and Western Digital is marking that milestone with two Limited Edition hard drives: the My Passport Ultra – Metal Edition and My Passport Ultra – Anniversary Edition. With their shiny, metallic exteriors, these My Passport drives look fantastic and a fitting testament to the longevity of the portable brand, and are available in 1TB and 2TB variants. The key difference between the drives is that the My Passport Ultra – Metal Edition includes WD SmartWare™ Pro software with Dropbox integration which allows you to back up data between you computer, the My Passport and the cloud. The Limited Edition drives are now available at select retailers for either $119.99 AUD for the 1TB, or $179.99 AUD for the 2TB; check below in the press release for ...

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Guide to SEO the Google Way

A Beginners Guide to Search Engine Optimization (SEO) the Google way

I don’t claim to be an expert on Search Engine Optimization (SEO), although I have been writing content and building websites for some years, so I decided to write a beginners guide to SEO. In this guide I’ve documented some of my findings and lessons I’ve learned. Technology is constantly changing and search engines are being optimized and altered to find the best true content on the web.  By true content, I’m referring to the content that is original and interesting and not just created in an attempt to make money and trick search engines into better rankings.  Google is the largest search engine system used today and is the focus of this article, although the lessons learned here should affect your ranking in most search engines indexing your content. You can find information and announcements from Google on their Webmaster Tools blog related to their search engine technology, what to optimize and more. ...

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DrivePop Stacksocial

1TB of cloud backup and storage with DrivePop for $39; For a lifetime!

If you are in the need for more cloud storage, or a larger amount for personal backup purposes, then you might find this deal a bit interesting. Stacksocial has a deal for 1TB of cloud backup with DrivePop for $39.99. Typically we might see that be a yearly price tag, but it would seem that is a lifetime license for 1TB of cloud access. That certainly tickles our pocket books. TOP FEATURES DrivePop Lifetime Account with 1 TB of Cloud Backup – Plenty of storage for you and your family (unlimited space upgrade available if needed) Automatic Backups – Runs silently in the background, backing up and uploading your data 100% automatically to the cloud Worldwide Cloud – Back up from anywhere in the world with no bandwidth restrictions Military-Grade Security – All files are transferred and stored using 256 AESencryption Streaming Media – Upload your photos, music, and videos and view them anywhere on any device ...

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The Lenovo Ideapad Yoga 11 Is Flexible In All The Right Ways

I have had the honor of being a Technology Author for about 3 years now and it has been a blast. I have reviewed app, products, and even done a few editorials. After these 3 years I have learned a few things and have made my share of mistakes along the way. From what I have learned I have decided to start a little segment here on AndroidSPIN called “Writer’s Block”. This is where I will talk about tools that are available to writers from all walks of life and put them through the paces of what I think are a standard in this field. I do not claim to know it all and this is my opinion of a product that I have used personally for a month. This will not be a standard review as I will not be going into great detail about specifications I will use ...

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Instant performance boost with the Seagate 600 SSD 480GB

We use all sorts of technology to write articles, hack and root our devices, play games and any technology that helps us do this better is fine with us. That’s why we are taking a look at the Seagate 600 SSD 480GB. It’s amazing how much storage technology hasn’t significantly changed for a long time. Computers and smartphones keep getting more and more memory and memory gets smaller and smaller, but computer hard drives have always been the throttling point of many products. The evolution of mechanical hard drives has finally reached a point where solid state memory is starting to replace them. No more tiny motors and magnetic platters holding your precious data and failing every couple of years. Solid State Drives or SSDs are now becoming a viable option as prices fall and speed and reliability increase. Laptops are the main concern as they are inherently mobile devices ...

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