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.
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.
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.
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.
Report: SSD Market Revenues Will More Than Double in 2013
Jan 23, 2013 - in News
The SSD market is expected to equal 40-percent of the HDD market by 2016.
Buffalo Shows Unannounced External SSD Drives
Jan 21, 2013 - in News
Buffalo is set to release a mobile and desktop external SSD with USB 3.0 and ThunderBolt connectivity.
Satechi Releases Aluminum HDD Enclosure, Multi-Card Reader
Jan 18, 2013 - in News
Here's good way to make use of those spare 2.5-inch drives you may have scattered across the office.
Kingston Digital Launches Windows To Go USB Drive
Oct 23, 2012 - in News
This USB 3.0 stick takes advantage of the Windows To Go feature in Windows 8 Enterprise.
LaCie's Little Big Disk Thunderbolt Series Now Supports SSDs
Oct 9, 2012 - in News
LaCie has updated its Little Big Disk Thunderbolt series with SSD-based models.
LaCie Intros Rugged SSD with USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt
Sep 26, 2012 - in News
Three new entries to LaCie's Rugged line of external drives sport dual interfaces: USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt.
Kingston Creating USB Stick for Windows To Go
Aug 22, 2012 - in News
Kingston is working with Microsoft to produce a certified USB stick for Windows To Go.
Toshiba Intros Canvio External Drive; SSD Upgrade Kit
Aug 16, 2012 - in News
Toshiba has announced a new external drive and an SSD upgrade kit for desktops and laptops.
Gauntlet Node Turns 2.5-inch HDD/SSD into Wireless Storage
Jul 17, 2012 - in News
This enclosure turns any 2.5-inch HDD or SDD into wireless storage for desktops, laptops, tablets and smartphones.
Silicon Power Shows Off Sky Share Drives with Wi-Fi
Jun 12, 2012 - in News
Wireless sharing from Silicon Power.
Adata Rebrands with New, Simple Naming Scheme
Jun 9, 2012 - in News
No more confusing, difficult to remember names.
Marvell Unveils New SSD 6Gb/s SATA Controller
Mar 15, 2012 - in News
Marvell announced mass market availability of its new 88SS9187 SATA controller that will find its way into SSDs for ultrabooks.
1TB SSD Crammed Into Swiss Army Knife, Costs $3000
Jan 21, 2012 - in News
Pack all that you need to survive for an entire weekend in your pocket.
Chris Angelini On Tom's Hardware In 2012
Jan 16, 2012 - in Reviews
I just got back from CES 2012. And although I’ve attended a great many Consumer Electronics Shows, Computexes, and Comdexes (never a CeBIT), this year’s show was by far the most intense. It wasn’t that there were tons of really awesome products. In fact,
ioSafe Jolts Thunderbolt SSD RAID With 1,000,000 Volts
Jan 16, 2012 - in News
Easily the most hair-raising demonstration in Las Vegas at CES 2012.
SSD Prices Falling Faster Than HDD Prices
Dec 21, 2011 - in News
Pingdom has posted a chart comparing the price decline of hard disk drives (HDDs) and solid state disk drives (SSDs).
Super Talent Intros Storage POD Mini USB 3.0 External SSD
Dec 21, 2011 - in News
This external SSD features a max speed of over 260 MB/s when connected via a USB 3.0 interface.
Intel Says SSD Sales Are Not Picking Up Yet
Dec 16, 2011 - in News
Common sense suggests that SSDs should have a great opportunity to reach more buyers once the current HDD shortage reaches through to the consumer with full force.
Sharkoon Dock Connects SATA HDDs via Gigabit Ethernet
Oct 18, 2011 - in News
This docking station plays host to an HDD or SSD, two USB drives and an SD card while connecting directly to the local network via a Gigabit Ethernet port.
Q2 HDD, SSD and ODD Shipments Climb Slightly
Oct 13, 2011 - in News
Hard drive (HDD), optical disk drive (ODD) and solid state disk drive (SSD) manufacturers shipped 248.8 million storage devices in the second quarter of this year, 4.5% more than in Q1 and 5.6% more than in the second quarter of 2010, according to IHS.
LaCie's Little Big Disk Has Thunderbolt Interface
Sep 21, 2011 - in News
And it's available in one terabyte, or two.
SandForce Demos 24-nm MLC NAND from Toshiba
Aug 9, 2011 - in News
SandForce is currently demoing its latest SF-2000 series controller with Toshiba's new 24-nm MLC Toggle NAND Flash memory at the Flash Memory Summit in California.
This USB Drive is Powered By SandForce
Jun 27, 2011 - in News
It's an SSD trapped inside a little USB 3.0 body.
Intel 710 Lyndonville, 720 Ramsdale SSD Specs
Jun 18, 2011 - in News
There's some ludicrous speed.