News from the world of IT (19. 9. - 26. 9. 2014)

News from the world of IT (19. 9. – 26. 9. 2014)

Apple abates prices of iCloud data storage. Western Digital comes with 10 TB discs. Dell introduced monitor with recognition 5K. These information are from the most interesting news from last week.

Western Digital notify of 8 TB and 10 TB discs

Modern era wants greater demands on storage space. Western Digital knows it very well, it is one of the leading manufacturers of hard discs. Therefore it comes with incredible capacities – 8 TB and 10 TB. Both models are filled in helium, which has to limit consumption and expenditure of waste heat. Apart from these discs we look forward to a new SSD with a beautiful capacity 3,2 TB. We can wait a capacity till 20 TB HDD, until to 2020.
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Apple abates iCloud

Apple introduced two new models of smartphone iPhone in last week. If the user wants to use full apple´s ecosystem, he can´t work without service iCloud. This service is very cheaper now. The basic 5 GB is still free. For the other 20 GB we pay per month 0,99 USD and for example 1 TB will be cost 19,99 USD per month. The Apple is still expensive in comparision with Google Drive or Dropbox. Hopefully that the Apple reconsider the pricing policy.
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Dell comes with 5K monitors

Recognition 4K was the biggest and the most detail recognition, which monitors use and now we have better, 5K. With recognition 5120×2880 pixels represents clear height in the market. Almost 15 millions pixels is on the screen of new Dell UltraSharp 27 Ultra HD 5K. This attribute will appreciate the professional graphic designers and video-editors. The price is about 2 500 USD and therefore it isn´t mainstream monitor.
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Intel introduced the 18-pith processors Xeon

Intel is one of the leading manufactures of processors and motherboard and now it introduced now models of processors from series Xeon E5. New model Xeon E5-2698 has a 16 piths, model Xeon E5-2699v3 has even 18 piths and to support 45 MB L3 cache. Therefore the price is high – the second model costs about 4 115 USD (about 90 000 CZK) and it is the most expensive representative of serien Xeon.
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Author: Jirka Dvořák

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