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iCloud DriveThere were a lot of exciting announcements coming out of Apple’s WWDC (Worldwide Developers Conference) today, like the new features in OS X 10:10 Yosemite and iOS 8, but the unveiling of the new iCloud Drive is definitely something filmmakers will want to take a look at. Being described as a “Dropbox-esque” file system, iCloud Drive, of course, stores your stuff on the Cloud for free, but not only has Apple included pay options for upping the amount of data you can store, but they’ve made that data much more accessible to you when away from the Cloud. More »

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owc other world computing mac sales jupiter callisto kore storage volumes system nas sanIn addition to stocking name brand hardware, Other World Computing also upgrades Macs and manufacturers its own products —  storage of all shapes and sizes included. Around NAB this year, OWC unveiled a serious new family of storage units fittingly dubbed Jupiter. Jupiter Callisto is a scalable NAS/SAN connected via 10Gb Ethernet, while Jupiter Kore either expands Callisto via 24Gb/s mini-SAS or acts as a RAID array via mini-SAS. Jupiter uses ZFS so it is particularly resilient against data corruption — and it’s very customizable and capable of expanding up to 384TB. Check below for more about Jupiter Callisto & Kore. More »

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Lacie fuelLaCie is bringing the thunder with two new drives: the 4K-ready Little Big Disk Thunderbolt 2 and the $200 1TB Wi-Fi Hotspot Fuel drive. The new Little Big Disk makes it one of the only Thunderbolt 2 capable drives on the market right now, making it really appealing for filmmakers who are making the leap to 4K this year. Read on for the full specs and details on availability. More »

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Google Offline Disk ImportEver need to upload massive amounts of data to cloud based storage but can’t afford to commit the computing time? Don’t have the bandwidth? For $80 you can ship a hard drive to Google and they will upload it to the cloud for you. While currently the service is only available in a ‘limited preview’ in the United States, this could prove an interesting option for filmmakers needing to store large amounts of data. Hit the jump for more info on Google’s Offline Disk Import service. More »