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Bought a Doxie Scanner -  Really Like It

As part of my ongoing move to a ‘ paperless’ office, I purchased a Doxie scanner. It’s small, easy to use and does exactly what I need – scan to an app or the cloud. The key benefit of this scanner is that I can scan into any app that accepts images or documents. Most

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Data Robotics Wants to Charge Me for Drobo Firmware Updates!

This is the first time in my 25+ years in computing that a hardware manufacturer has informed me that it wants to charge me for a firmware update to a consumer electronics product. I checked my Drobo for firmware updates yesterday and was startled to receive this message: It was bad enough that my DroboShare

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Drobo Recovers from Drive Crash as Promised

Data files on each of my web server, laptops, primary computer and iMac are regularly and automatically backed up to my networked Drobo. I also use the Drobo as a primary repository for 100’s of Gigabytes of centralized data – accessible from any device on my home office network, including my Apple TV, TiVo, PS3