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Dropbox Pro storage space doubled, new 500GB tier added

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Corporate News, Internet, Storage

Dropbox Pro

Dropbox, the cloud storage darling of the Internet, has just announced that it's doubling the storage on Dropbox Pro accounts. That means that from here on out, for $10 per month (or $100 per year) you get 100 GB of storage, while $20 per month (or $200 per year) gets you 200 GB. The company is also adding a new 500 GB option as well, but pricing on that one will be revealed later this evening. Of course, you can still get yourself a completely free Dropbox account with less storage.

Read More | Dropbox via The Next Web


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CES 2008: Samsung 500GB Spingpoint laptop drives announced

Posted by Sparky Categories: CES, CES 2008, Misc. Tech, PC / Laptop, Storage

Samsung Spinpoint

With a standard laptop hard drive form factor and more than 500GB of storage capacity ‘s new Springpoint drives are sure to make a splash. The 2.5-inch hard drive is a mere 9.5mm thick allowing for installation into most standard laptops and sub-notebooks. The new drive has three 166GB platters spinning at 5400RPM with 8MB of on-disk cache and a standard SATA3 interface.

With the drives expected to be available in March of 2008 be on the lookout for notebook manufacturers industry-wide to be releasing portables with the increased capacities in the late spring an early summer - perfect for work or play on the go with all your data, not just the measly 60-120GB you might be toting around at the moment.

Read More | Pocket-link via Engadget


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