This year's Consumer Electronics Show may be heating up the Las Vegas desert this week, but a big chunk of the country is buried under subzero temperatures unfit for either men or mice. But that doesn't mean there aren't any shiny new gadgets or tech news to talk about... why, just keep reading on and get a heaping helping in our Tuesday recap!
Now that USB 3.0 has finally arrived on the latest MacBook models, drive manufacturers are moving quickly to make sure their products work equally well with the Mac as they do with PCs, including WD's newest line of portable hard drives.
Now that the iPhone has landed on three of the four major U.S. wireless carriers, Apple appears to be painting the nooks and crannies with an April 20 rollout at a number of small regional carriers who are almost entirely connected to the older CDMA technology being gradually abandoned by Verizon and Sprint. If you live in those areas, you’ll probably get a better deal, so it’s worth checking out if you’re in the market for a new iPhone. No need to thank us for that sound advice -- just show your appreciation by reading the news for Wednesday, April 4, 2012 instead.
The Seagate GoFlex Satellite is a wireless hard drive for your iPad! Take a massive library of media with you wherever you go with this wireless, 500GB hard drive made specifically for your mobile devices, including your iPad, iPhone and Android devices. Check out the video for more details.
Perhaps sensing a new trend, hard drive manufacturer Seagate has found a way to get a little slice of the mobile device market with GoFlex Satellite, a Wi-Fi enabled portable hard drive capable of beaming media content to up to three iOS devices at once.
Usually when you hear the word shotgun in Las Vegas you're describing a wedding officiated by Elvis. The fine folks at ioSafe decided to forgo the usual Vegas nuptials and take the 12-gauge Remington shotgun to their brand new ioSafe Rugged Portable External hard drive. They didn't keep the gun toting to themselves, they allowed Online Editor Robbie Baldwin and Maximum PC Senior Associate Editor Nathan Edwards to tag along and try to destroy their latest creation.
Warning: Firearms, vices and hammers are utilized in this video. Stayed tuned to the end of the video to watch Robbie take out a little bit of his aggression.