What's the Most Massive File on Your Hard Drive Right Now?

Cloud storage is great and all, but sometimes you've just gotta download. Sometimes, you've just gotta download something huge. Back in the days of dial-up, a couple hundred MB would take eons to bring down, but now we can play with way bigger files. What's the most massive one you have sitting on your hard drive right … » 9/14/13 3:00pm 9/14/13 3:00pm

How to Clean Out Your Overflowing Hard Drive and Get Your Space Back

Hard drives get messy. You save files and forget them, download huge chunks of data that pile up, and change your naming schemes a hundred times. It's spring, though, so why not do a little tidying up? » 5/30/13 5:19pm 5/30/13 5:19pm

Private Records of 3.5 Million Texans Were Mistakenly Leaked by the…

Today is not a good day to be a Texan. Sure, they've got good steak, the Rangers, oil, and sharp-looking cowboy hats—but now, some 3.5 million Texans are also facing public exposure of their private records. The information includes citizens' names, addresses, Social Security numbers, and possibly dates of birth and… » 4/11/11 4:40pm 4/11/11 4:40pm

Gemalto Converges Two Things You Shouldn't: Adds DVD Track to SIM Card

Now the credit-card sized plastic thing that cellphone SIM units are shipped in can carry the cellphone's associated data files, thanks to Gemalto's DVD-SIM "Smart Video Card." In the name of convergence (and possibly environmental friendliness) the company is making the cards for the Italian operator Wind, where the DVD … » 9/15/08 9:15am 9/15/08 9:15am