External Storage Guide
LaCie has just announced three new Thunderbolt 2 storage devices that are targeted at professionals who demand the utmost in speed and bandwidth.
Available in 2TB and 4TB capacities, My Passport Pro is directly powered via the integrated Thunderbolt cable, and features a user-selectable RAID function, which lets users choose data striping (RAID 0) for high performance or mirroring (RAID 1) for data redundancy, depending on the user's needs.
Local company Arqain is set to release Triden, a USB multi-tool that enables charging of your mobile devices or storing and viewing of content anywhere via your Android devices or PCs. It also features a built-in microSD card reader which lets you add more storage space.
Cable-free media sharing! SanDisk's wireless drives - the Connect Flash Drive and Connect Media Drive will be available in Singapore by the end of March.
Wireless storage drives command a notable premium over regular drives, but Toshiba's new Stor.e Wireless Adapter will help turn any external hard disk into a wireless one, thus saving you a tidy sum from not ditching your existing drive.
Sony and Panasonic have announced that they have formulated "Archival Disc", a new standard for professional-use, next-generation optical discs, in a bid to expand the market for long-term digital data storage.
The new DataTraveler MicroDuo from Kingston allows you to increase the storage of your Android smartphone or tablet by up to 64GB.
Smaller than the size of a fingernail, the new 128GB SanDisk Ultra microSDXC UHS-I memory card is designed for Android smartphones and tablets, and delivers double the speed of ordinary microSD memory cards.
Debuting at the IT Show 2014, HGST's Touro S mobile external hard drives each come encased in a slim, aluminum enclosure, and deliver two levels of data protection - local backup and cloud storage, to help safeguard, transport, store and access your files from anywhere.
SanDisk has announced its Ultra Dual USB Drive that houses both a micro-USB and a USB 2.0 connector, and its Extreme Pro USB 3.0 flash drive which offers professional-grade performance with speeds up to 60 times faster than standard USB 2.0 drives.