After measuring failure rates for four years, the online backup service is optimistic that buying cheaper consumer-grade hard drives was the right choice.
So Apple bought LaLa and Ars Technica thinks they have a source who knows what they're going to do with it. They're going to make a website that sells music and stores it in the cloud. Kind of like what LaLa already is. But it's going to be all iTunes-ified. And that has Rafe worrying about cloud failure again. We also kvetch about Facebook, a Mozilla employee complains about Google and the New Moon taper is set free.
15" PowerBook G4 1.67 GHz hard drive failures
Warranty caveats (#2): iPod Shuffle failures (green and orange flashing light); hard drives; discrepancy over inception date
We brush our teeth, we pay our bills, but far too many of us fail to back up our data regularly. Don't let your first hard drive failure be your wake-up call.
Malware infections suck. They're as annoying as hard drive failure and getting your e-mail account hacked. If you suspect you've been infected, there's no reason to panic. In this how-to video, we'll walk you through several steps you can take to clean your system.
IBM Travelstar/Deskstar hard drive failure; class action suit
With All Hallows Eve just around the bend, we want to hear your worst tech nightmares. Ghosts in the machine? Syncing mishap? Supremely inopportune hard drive failure? Send in the gory details.
Get SMART and hard drive failures: a follow-up
Local news: Regarding our hard drive failure