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Icy Dock MB981U3-1SA Hard Drive Dock - Access Your Spare Hard Drives with Ease

Icy Dock MB981U3-1SA Hard Drive Dock - Access Your Spare Hard Drives with Ease

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.

Buffalo MiniStation Thunderbolt (500GB) - Dual-Interface Portable HDD

Buffalo MiniStation Thunderbolt (500GB) - Dual-Interface Portable HDD

6.5

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 Backup Plus Portable HDD (1TB) - A Social Spin on Portable External HDDs

Seagate Backup Plus Portable HDD (1TB) - A Social Spin on Portable External HDDs

9.0
Winner

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.

First Looks: Icy Dock MB971SP-B DuoSwap 2.5/3.5-inch SATA Hot Swap Drive Caddy

First Looks: Icy Dock MB971SP-B DuoSwap 2.5/3.5-inch SATA Hot Swap Drive Caddy

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.

Promise Pegasus R6 - Instantly Change How You View Direct-Attached-Storage

Promise Pegasus R6 - Instantly Change How You View Direct-Attached-Storage

Engineered to showcase the raw power of the Thunderbolt technology, does the Pegasus R6 6-bay multi-drive DAS solution really justify its price tag of S$2,029? Read on to find out.

First Looks: Kingston Wi-Drive

First Looks: Kingston Wi-Drive

The Kingston Wi-Drive is a portable, wireless external storage device that expands your iOS device's storage capability. Sounds good on paper? But in reality, we found it to be restricted and frustrating to use. We share our findings.

Seagate GoFlex Satellite - Wireless Media Streamer in your Pocket

Seagate GoFlex Satellite - Wireless Media Streamer in your Pocket

8.5

The Seagate GoFlex Satellite is a portable wireless hard drive that lets you enjoy your media library while on the move with your mobile devices by wirelessly streaming your music, movies, photos and even documents whenever you require them.

USB 3.0 1TB Portable (2.5-inch) HDD Shootout

USB 3.0 1TB Portable (2.5-inch) HDD Shootout

Super speed your file transfers with a USB 3.0 portable hard drive. In this shootout, we look at 1TB offerings from Buffalo, Imation, Seagate, Toshiba and Western Digital.

Sitex 2011 - Cameras, Printers, Monitors & Storage Buying Guide

Sitex 2011 - Cameras, Printers, Monitors & Storage Buying Guide

Planning to go on a holiday? Maybe it's time to shop for a new camera. When you return, you'd need a monitor to view the photos, a printer to print them for the family, and a storage device to keep them safe. Don't worry, we have sussed out all the deals for you.

Western Digital Joins the Cloud

Western Digital Joins the Cloud

Western Digital recently invited us to a Connected Life Home Tour to showcase its My Book Live personal cloud storage device and other products capable of connecting to this shared storage. Here are the highlights.

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