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Sprint hasn't had a cloud storage service to counter offerings from AT&T and Verizon, but it's catching up quickly through a new deal with Pogoplug. The partnership makes it easier for Sprint customers to grab the Pogoplug app, giving them a fast track to 5GB of free online storage. They als...

January 27th 2014 at 12:29pm 0 Comments
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It's easy to worry about internet privacy these days, but it can be a pain to set up a Tor connection that keeps the snoops and thieves at bay. Pogoplug wants to simplify the process with its newly available Safeplug adapter. The peripheral connects to most any internet router and uses Tor to anon...

November 21st 2013 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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While we're used to connected hard drives that share their contents with phones and tablets, the reverse isn't common -- why don't many of these drives safeguard our mobile content from the start? Toshiba is as baffled as we are, so it's launching its Canvio Connect portable drive with handheld ac...

April 30th 2013 at 2:00am 0 Comments
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Dear Aunt TUAW, My Pogoplug died several months ago. I haven't been using it since then. Today I discovered that it was still launching about a half dozen background processes, for example: 93 ?? 0:03.62 /Applications/Pogoplug/.resources/bin/hbwd /Applications/Pogoplug/.resources/bin/hbadmin. Help...

March 6th 2012 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get all the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes, which is perfect for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the inli...

September 2nd 2011 at 2:45pm 0 Comments