It’s not every day an external hard drive gets a software update, much less one that could actually change your decision to buy a drive, but that’s exactly what just happened to Seagate’s GoFlex Satellite. While the Wi-Fi tablet and laptop companion storage device originally got an estimated five hours of battery life and monopolized your wireless internet connection while in use, software version 1.3.5.015 lets you stay connected to the drive and surf the web at the same time thanks to Wi-Fi passthrough, and allegedly also bumps up the battery life to an estimated seven hours of runtime
HP has a leadership problem. While the company is full of talented people, it has done little to mentor them over its troubled decade to become executives, insiders say. When we asked a random sample of a dozen HP employees to name the 10 up-and-coming executives, we were shocked at the reaction
Why HP Really Needs A CEO Succession Plan (HPQ)
There’s nothing quite like under-promising and over-delivering, and it seems that we’ve got just that scenario in the case of this here rumor -turned-reality. After hearing that Seagate was planning to update the firmware on its GoFlex Satellite streaming hard drive, the company has indeed released version 1.3.5.015 today, a 51MB file that makes quite a few succulent changes. Read the full article
Sony’s new A57 DSLR should be launching sometime next month , but if you just can’t wait to see more about this camera, Engadget China recently got a chance to take it for a spin .
New York Times Flush With Cash, Apple Plans Buyback and Dividend New York Times Apple announced on Monday that it would at last return some of its cash pile to shareholders in the form of dividends and stock buybacks, at a cost of more than $10 billion a year for the next three years. But it is attracting so much cash — $1 billion …
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Flush With Cash, Apple Plans Buyback and Dividend – New York Times
Gmail’s new design is sleeker and more unified, in part because there’s so much less text in the interface — the new icon-based pages look sleeker and better. Apparently not everyone was enamored, though, especially users with vision problems who had more trouble distinguishing the Archive and Move icons than they had telling the two words apart. So Google’s added a setting in Gmail that lets you switch easily from an icon-based toolbar to a text-based one, easily accessible in the General tab in Gmail settings.