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Cloud Hack – How to Build a cheap Perabyte Cloud Server for under $120K!

Okay, I admit it, I am not an Apple fan boy, I am a linux fan boy, let’s forget about bad PR just for a minute here as I don’t really like getting mad anyways.

The BIG NEWS this week is that there’s a way to build a Perabyte (or 1,000,000 gigabytes) Cloud Server for under $120,000.

BackBlaze, a company that provides unlimited online backups for just $5/month, has just released their company’s secret.  They can build this “

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DIY Hard Disk Clock for Sale on Etsy!

Remember the wall clock made from a hard disk?  Well, there’s an Etsy seller who’s selling this-style of hard disk clock for $32.

It’s sold out right now but this is an awesome clock to get if it’s available again soon.

This is a real 3 1/2in computer Hard drive converted into a desk clock with a quartz drive movement installed. The clock measures roughly 4″w x 6″h, and runs on 1 AA battery, inc

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DIY – How to Make a Wall Clock from Recycled Harddrives!

Remember the DIY Harddisk Clock?  Well, here’s another cool wall clock made from recycled harddrives.(or harddisks)

step 1 Materials and Tools Needed Tools that you will need for this project are: 1. Drill – I would suggest small DREMEL type drill with bench press. 2. Some Drill bits 3. Kit of Screwdrivers, type and ga…

step 2 Disassembling Hard Drives First of all you have to undo screws as shown in picture below, after that you’ll

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5TeraByte 3.5-inch Hard Drive coming within the Next 2 years!

5 TB 3.5 inch hard drives maybe coming soon…in the next 2 years or so.

Hitachi has pledged to release a 5TB 3.5in hard drive within two years, and it claims two of the drives will boast enough capacity to store everything in your brain.

According to a report by Nikkei Net, Hitachi Global Storage Technologies will use Current-Perpendicular-to-Plane Giant Magnetoresistance (CPP-GMR) magnetc read heads to achieve the aim. This, the firm claims, will allow its drives to store 1TB of data in every square inch of the recording surface.

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