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8 gadgets and techie tools for your summer trip

- August 9th, 2014

While there’s no shortage of gadgets and techie things we can take on a summer trip, there’s always a shortage of space – whether it’s room in one’s backpack, suitcase, trunk of the car or your smartphone’s memory.  Nevertheless, here’s an eclectic mix of eight things that may come in handy and you might want to consider taking along for the ride to ensure smooth sailing this summer.

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SanDisk solid-state drives now more affordable storage solutions

- November 14th, 2012

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If you purchase a MacBook Air, newer MacBook Pro with Retina display or an ultrabook these days and chances are the storage is a solid-state drive (SSD).  Compared to traditional magnetic drives that have spinning platters and floating heads, SSDs have no moving parts. Of course being a newer technology, SSDs have had a much higher cost per megabyte compared to standard hard drives, but with prices falling and their significant advantages, they may now be worth looking at for your storage needs.

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