About Time – iCloud Storage now competing with the likes of Google and Dropbox

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iCloud storage pricing

When you sign up for iCloud, you automatically get 5 GB of free storage. If you need more storage, you can upgrade to a larger storage plan.

You can upgrade your iCloud storage from your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac, or PC, and you can choose a total of 50 GB, 200 GB, or 1 TB. After you upgrade, we’ll bill you monthly.See the monthly pricing per country below.

If you purchased a monthly plan before September 16, 2015, your account was upgraded automatically. If you’re currently on an annual plan, you’ll continue to renew annually at that rate. If you select a new monthly plan, your annual plan won’t be available to you.

 


North America, South America, Latin America, and the Carribean


United States (USD)
50 GB: $0.99
200 GB: $2.99
1 TB: $9.99


Canada (CAD)
50 GB: $1.29
200 GB: $3.99
1 TB: $12.99


Mexico (MXN)
50 GB: $17
200 GB: $49
1 TB: $179

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Seagate launches 8TB enterprise hard drives

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Seagate is unveiling a whole family of 8-terabyte hard disk drives for enterprise applications. The new drives will address markets such as enterprise computers, network-attached storage, and “kinetic hard disk drives.”

The aim is to lower the total cost of ownership for storage in a variety of markets. The Cupertino, Calif.-based storage giant is targeting everyone from small businesses to large enterprises with the portfolio of 8TB drives.

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WD My Cloud Gets Bump To OS 3; New Hardware, Too

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WD, or Western Digital company, announced future availability of My Cloud OS 3. The new operating system supports the 1.6 million My Cloud units already sold and will ship on a new My Cloud product introduced today.

WD’s My Cloud Mirror is available for preorder today with e-tailers and retailers expecting delivery around September 20. The new Mirror model uses two drives in redundant RAID to maximize data protection. The second-generation model ships with an updated processor and increased memory capacity. Western Digital told us that the new Gen 2 models will increase performance up to 2x.

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Nest’s New ‘Learning Thermostat’ …

… Comes With Enhanced WiFi And Bluetooth Radio

 

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Nest — the biggest name in the nascent smart home industry and a division of Alphabet, Google’s new corporate structure — is finally upgrading the hardware for its “Learning Thermostat.” On Tuesday, the Palo Alto, Calif.-based business announced the third generation version of its Internet-connected thermostat, which markets itself as being able to learn a user’s temperature preferences and living patterns in order to keep them comfortable while also saving them money on their energy bill.

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