Posts Tagged ‘archive’

Page Not Found? Load Archived Copies with Wayback Machine for Chrome

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

The Wayback Machine isn’t just a very useful website, now it’s also a Chrome extension.

Wayback Machine is a new browser extension for Google Chrome that detects page error codes to suggest to access archived copies of the page. There is a saying that the Internet won’t forget a thing, and that it is difficult to impossible to remove content from the Internet completely. While that is the case, it is no rare occurrence that Internet users encounter deleted, redirected or temporarily unavailable pages or entire sites.


Seagate to Launch Affordable 8TB Archive Consumer Hard Drive

Monday, December 15th, 2014

I’m still having a hard time figuring out why the average user would need an 8 TB hard drive … but then again, not so many years ago, I also thought that 500 Gig hard drives were more than the average user would need.

Seagate’s new 8 Terabyte Archive HDD hard drive will launch in January 2015. Storage is one of the few things where regular platter-based drives beat Solid State Drives in. Not only do these hard drives offer storage capacities at the higher end that SSDs don’t offer yet, they are also much cheaper when you compare the price per Gigabyte or price per Terabyte.


How to Identify and Open RAR5 Archives

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013

You don’t run across RAR archives as often as more popular compression formats, but when you do, it’s nice to know how to open them …

Winrar introduced a new version of the popular RAR format back in April 2013 and integrated it into the final version of Winrar 5.0 when it was released in September of the same year. The RAR5 format offers better compression under certain conditions, but not all of the time. It furthermore introduces better update and open performance for archives and NTFS file security.