There's been a lot of talk lately about our position on removable storage and removable batteries in smartphones. Most of the discussion has centered around what we've said in podcasts or alluded to in reviews, so we figured it's a good time to have the complete discussion in one central location.
Let's get through the basics first:
All else being equal, removable storage and user replaceable batteries aren't inherently bad things. In fact, they can offer major benefits to end users.
The key phrase however is "all else being equal". This is where the tradeoff comes in. On the battery front, the tradeoff More >
Network equipment maker Netgear has outed what it claims is the world's fastest desktop network attached storage (NAS) device, the ReadyNas 716.
The company says that it gets its high performance thanks to baked in 10-Gigabit Ethernet in the form of two built-in 10GBASE-T ports at the rear. Coupled with 16GB of error-correcting code (ECC) memory, Netgear claims it's capable of simultaneously streaming the equivalent of three large uncompressed Blu-ray files, or "multiple HD 4K videos".
The ReadyNAS 716 is powered by Netgear's ReadyNAS OS, which offers a slew of features including X-RAID2 automatic expansion, continuous data protection through unlimited snapshops, disaster More >