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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New Apple TV leaked…well supposedly.

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Apple is expected to launch its next-generation set-top box next week, and we’re getting a good idea exactly what to expect.

A new report from the usually accurate Mark Gurman of 9to5Mac says the new Apple TV will focus on two major areas: gaming and Siri incorporation.

With its new Apple TV, the company will “actively compete” with gaming consoles from the likes of Microsoft and Sony, the report says.

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Today’s deal – Linksys WRT1900AC drops below $200

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Linksys WRT1900AC finally drops below the $200 mark to compete with other wifi routers in the same category. I have always been in love with the classic Linksys Blue & Black color combination however, spec-wise, the Asus RT-AC87U is my router of choice.

 

However, for those wanting to grab the Linksys with it’s new affordable price, now’s your chance.

Link: Amazon