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The G RAID with Thunderbolt packs two fast spinning 7200rpm hard drives in a sleek aluminum enclosure and can be configured for either RAID 0 or 1. Is this the external hard drive for enthusiasts? We find out.
The Transcend ESD200 is unlike other portable external hard drives because it packs an SSD as opposed to a traditional mechanical hard disk. However, can its USB 3.0 interface take full advantage of the SSD's performance benefits? We find out.
Over the weekend, Seagate held an exclusive event just for our readers, showcasing their latest Wireless Plus portable hard drive.
The Seagate Wireless Plus is the company’s latest mobile wireless media streamer that allows the user to share content with up to eight devices simultaneously. We see if it improves on its predecessor - the GoFlex Satellite
USB 3.0 has become commonplace now, and so has 1TB portable hard drives. We take a look at six of the more recent USB 3.0 1TB portable units using 2.5-inch drives to find out which is the best.
Western Digital showed off their updated WD 2go personal cloud software as the company merged its previous offerings into this current app package which is now free! We show you how a personal cloud is administered with their WD My Book Live storage products.
The USB 3.0-equipped Icy Dock MB981U3-1SA is a docking station designed primarily for your 2.5/3.5-inch SATA hard disk drives or solid-state drives. It will also work for legacy IDE HDDs by way of an adapter. We find out if this screw-less docking station delivers.
The Buffalo MiniStation Thunderbolt has brought a breath of fresh air for portable hard disk drives with its option for USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt interfaces. Read on to find out if Thunderbolt can deliver better than USB 3.0 for a typical HDD based external drive.
Seagate recently introduced their new Backup Plus series of external hard drives, which enables easy backup of your social media content from Facebook and Flickr. We gave it a go to see how it that works in addition to conventional backup usage.
The Icy Dock MB971SP-B DuoSwap 2.5/3.5-inch SATA Hot Swap Drive Caddy allows users to install up to two storage drives and supports a 3.5-inch HDD as well as a 2.5-inch drive. Also supports 3TB HDDs and sports dust covers that snap into place when drives are removed.