Glassboard closing November 1, all users boosted to premium for archiving
Business-oriented discussion service Glassboard is closing down, with the resultant loss of data, on November 1. Starting next week, the company will be converting all user accounts to premium accounts for the remaining few weeks, so that discussions can be exported. New user signups have been disabled, and the apps have been removed from both the Android and iOS App Store.
External storage adds options without Blu-ray drive
Newer Technology has updated its MiniStack Max external storage device to include another option for optical media. The revised version of the compact four-in-one device is now available with CD and DVD read-only and writable drives, adding to the already-available Blu-ray versions customers can purchase.
New 2TB RAID model available
Accessory and storage solution manufacturer Newer Technology announced that is has added a 2TB, 7200RPM model to its line of Guardian MAXimus mini portable solutions. Featuring dual 2.5-inch 1TB SATA hard drives or OWC Mercury Electra 3G SSDs, the bus-powered Guardian MAXimus mini is now available in six models that are test-certified for video capture and playback without dropping frames through its eSATA and FireWire 800 interfaces.