With several connecting technologies, storage technologies, and a constantly changing warranty landscape, it can be difficult to find the external storage device that meets your needs for speed, reliability, and budget. That's why we provide thorough reviews to help.
Vantec's New WiFi HDD Enclosure is Battery Powered
Apr 10, 2014 - in News
Vantec's new portable hard drive enclosure can make a WiFi network.
G-Technology Intros New "Studio" Line of External HDDs
Apr 8, 2014 - in News
G-Technology is also using Seagate's new 6 TB hard drive.
Toshiba Adapter Turns External Drives into Networked Devices
Mar 20, 2014 - in News
Here's an interesting adapter.
LaCie's New Little Big Disk: Read Speeds Up to 1,375 MB/s
Mar 11, 2014 - in News
The Thunderbolt 2 version of Little Big Disk is here.
Apricorn External SSD is Crush Resistant, Has Keypad Lock
Feb 27, 2014 - in News
Here's an external drive with its own keypad for PIN-based security.
LaCie Updates 2big, 5big, D2 Storage with 5 TB Drives
Feb 21, 2014 - in News
Three LaCie products now use Seagate's 5 TB hard drive.
Seagate Brings Out Backup Plus FAST External Drive
Jan 13, 2014 - in News
The world's first portable 4 TB storage device.
Seagate Unveils World's Thinnest 2TB External Drive
Jan 10, 2014 - in News
Seagate has updated its Backup Plus Slim external drive portfolio.
Buffalo's New MiniStation Air 1TB HDD to Arrives in March
Jan 9, 2014 - in News
This external hard drive has its own wireless connection for storing data on the go.
LaCie Has a Globe-Shaped External HDD
Jan 7, 2014 - in News
Meet the LaCie Sphère.
Mushkin's Atom USB 3.0 Drive is Teeny Tiny
Dec 20, 2013 - in News
This little guy might be the cutest USB flash drive that we've ever seen.
Silicon Power Intros Thunderbolt-based SSD
Nov 25, 2013 - in News
This 120 GB SSD connects via Thunderbolt for fast data transfers.
LaCie Doubles Capacity of Rugged External Drive
Nov 25, 2013 - in News
LaCie has introduced a new Rugged USB 3.0/Thunderbolt external hard drive.
Netgear Claims It is World's Fastest with New Desktop NAS
Nov 23, 2013 - in News
Netgear has a new NAS.
Pioneer Intros External "Picture Frame" Blu-Ray Burner
Nov 1, 2013 - in News
This external Blu-ray burner features a clear side for mounting photographs.
Adata Releases USB OTG Flash Drive with Micro USB
Oct 16, 2013 - in News
Adata has just announced its first USB On-The-Go flash drives.
WD Announces New Additions to My Book HDD Line
Sep 25, 2013 - in News
New drives are already on sale online.
OWC Adds 3TB Model to Mercury Elite Pro Lineup
Sep 13, 2013 - in News
OWC now has a 3TB model of its Mercury Elite Pro Dual Mini external storage solution in RAID 0 and RAID 1 flavors.
Western Digital Announces 1 TB and 2 TB My Passport Slim
Sep 6, 2013 - in News
New portable hard drives under Western Digital's popular My Passport brand.
Corsair Announces Three Lines of USB 3.0 Flash Drives
Sep 5, 2013 - in News
Corsair's newest flash drives are already on the market.
HighPoint Announces RocketStor 5422 Dual-USB 3.0 Dock
Aug 29, 2013 - in News
HighPoint has launched a storage dock that uses two USB 3.0 interfaces in order to fully dilate a SATA3 connection.
31 USB 3.0 Thumb Drives, Tested And Reviewed
Jul 21, 2013 - in Reviews
It's hard to believe that the fastest USB 3.0-rated thumb drives can outperform the hard drive in your desktop PC. On the other hand, the slowest models shouldn't even be allowed USB 3.0 branding. We test 31 different drives to determine the quickest.
TRENDnet Launches 2-Bay NAS Media Server
Jun 7, 2013 - in News
TRENDnet's new NAS media server packs plenty of file-sharing features for your network.
Silicon Power Intros HDD with Folding Design
Jun 3, 2013 - in News
This external hard drive sports a "folded" look.
WD Ships My Passport Ultra USB 3.0 External Drives
May 15, 2013 - in News
Here's a quick way to back up your data and look stylish in the process.
Buffalo Ships DriveStation DDR HDD/RAM External Drive
May 7, 2013 - in News
Here's a HDD packed with 1 GB of memory in one USB 3.0-based enclosure.
OWC Releases Envoy Pro EX Portable SSDs
May 2, 2013 - in News
Other World Computing has released two portable USB 3.0 SSDs.
Monster Digital Intros Overdrive 3.0 External SSDs
Apr 25, 2013 - in News
Monster Digital has launched a line of external SSDs that use a USB 3.0 connection.
Asus Releases Ultra-Slim External DVD Writer for Ultrabooks
Mar 27, 2013 - in News
Asus has introduced its new SDRW-08U5S-U external DVD writer with details not found on more common competing products.
How Fast Is Thunderbolt, Really? Tom's Tests With 240 TB
Mar 14, 2013 - in Picture Story
If a Thunderbolt port isn't in your computing life yet, it will be soon. But just how much abuse can the little port handle? Storage manufacturer LaCie invited Tom's Hardware to visit its U.S. HQ and throw 240 TB of RAID insanity into finding answers.