September Drobo Availability Updates

For creatives waiting to buy a new Drobo, there’s good news and there’s bad news. The good news: units are being manufactured and shipped. Drobo’s suppliers are coming out of pandemic-related lockdowns and working hard to fulfill orders. The bad news: supply is still extremely short for most units, and pent-up demand means inventory is … Continue Reading

Demystifying DiskStation Naming

As we said way back in 2014, Synology makes a great series of NAS units — but the sheer size of the product line can get a little confusing. We frequently hear from creatives and power users that are interested in a Synology NAS but just aren’t quite sure how to make heads or tails of … Continue Reading

Canon launches imagePROGRAF PRO-300

It’s been a hot minute since the 13″ (A3+ or Super B) printer market has seen much action, but Canon was playing some cards close to their chest: alongside the introduction of the Canon EOS R5, they also announced the new Canon imagePROGRAF PRO-300. Like its larger siblings, it uses Canon’s excellent LUCIA PRO ink … Continue Reading

Drobo units on indefinite backorder; service replacements remain available

While we know fewer of you are using Drobo units now that high-performance NASes are more widely available, we also know Drobo’s USB-C and Thunderbolt direct-attached storage (DAS) still hold a valuable place in many workflows. For our customers using or considering Drobo units (whether direct-attached or networked), it is extremely important to know that … Continue Reading

And on the G-Technology front…

One of the more interesting G-Technology products that’s crossed my desk lately is the new G-DOCK ev. Part of their new “ev”, or evolution, line of drives, the G-DOCK does something unusual: It accepts USB 3.0 ev drives and connects them via Thunderbolt to your computer. The G-DOCK can be configured for your choice of … Continue Reading