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M-Disk

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Minecraft players build working hard drives

Players of the pixelated building block game have taken its virtual simulation tools to an unprecedented level: building functioning hard drives that can read and write data.

By August 20, 2014

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Use your iMac as an external monitor

If you have an iMac made in mid-2011 or later, here is how you can use it as an external monitor.

By March 26, 2014

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How we test: Laptops

Learn about CNET's testing procedures for laptops.

By February 12, 2014

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Windows is 30, so we salute its quick and dirty roots

C:\happy-birthday.exe! Windows is 30, so meet MS-DOS, the quick and dirty cornerstone of Microsoft's software empire.

By November 11, 2013

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Hard-disk shortage to cause 4M unit PC shortfall, says analyst

The hard-disk drive crisis is easing but will affect PC shipments in the first quarter of 2012, says market researcher iSuppli.

By December 8, 2011

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Millenniata M-Disk: The possibility of permanent data archival

Millenniata announces the M-Disk, a new breed of DVD designed to last thousands of years.

By August 15, 2011

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Options for secure file removal in the OS X Terminal

If you need to erase a file's contents in addition to its directory entry, you can do so with a couple of easy commands.

By June 13, 2013

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The untold story behind Apple's $13,000 operating system

CNET looks at newly surfaced contracts, design specs, and page after page of schematics and code, revealing how Apple created its first disk OS, a chapter of Silicon Valley history critical to its later success.

By April 3, 2013

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Debunking five Windows 8 myths

You don't need a Start button; use more keyboard shortcuts, not fewer; enable File History; confirm file deletions; and shut down apps quickly. Plus: tweak your Windows 8 laptop's touch pad.

By February 19, 2013

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Dueling disks: Apple's 128GB response to Surface Pro

You don't have to be Sherlock Holmes to deduce that Apple began selling the 128GB iPad today with Microsoft's Surface Pro in mind. But don't confuse Apple's flash drive with Microsoft's SSD.

By February 5, 2013