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.
Western Digital Intros My Book Duo
Jun 24, 2014 - in News
Here's a good way to back up your files.
Buffalo LinkStation 420 Review: An Inexpensive Two-Bay NAS
May 22, 2014 - in Reviews
Are you looking for an entry-level NAS system and don't have the spare parts to roll your own? Buffalo's LinkStation 420 uses a fairly basic platform, and we have a few critiques, but it's otherwise a simple and affordable storage solution for the home.
QNAP TS-470 NAS Review: Four GbE Links, With 10 GbE Scalability
May 22, 2014 - in Reviews
Armed with a Sandy Bridge-based Celeron CPU, QNAP's TS-470 handles the traffic from four gigabit Ethernet connections. Or, with the addition of a 10 GbE upgrade card, it can be made to push well over 1 GB/s, providing you use the right storage.
OWC Updates Mercury Elite Pro Qx2 Line
May 14, 2014 - in News
This line of storage products now has a 20 TB model.
OWC 10TB External Thunderbolt Drive Costs Nearly $1,000
May 7, 2014 - in News
You're forking out the big bucks with the 10 TB solution.
Seagate Launches Wireless Plus External Drives
May 6, 2014 - in News
Here are three ways to back up your mobile device files.
Six Battery-Powered Wireless Storage Devices, Reviewed
Apr 24, 2014 - in Reviews
Would you like a device capable of functioning as USB-based storage, a Wi-Fi hotspot, an archive for your media, a streaming server, and a rechargeable battery? The six devices in this round-up are versatile, including a combination of those features.
Silicon Power Updates Line of Thunderbolt External SSDs
Apr 23, 2014 - in News
Silicon Power now offers a Thunderbolt T11 with 240 GB.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Super Talent USB 3.0 Express RC4, RC8 Drives Receive Windows-To-Go Certification
Feb 13, 2013 - in News
Super Talent's RC 4 and RC 8 flash drives have received Windows-To-Go Certification
Sony Will Cease Shipping MiniDisc Devices in March
Feb 7, 2013 - in News
Sony will cease shipping MiniDisc devices in March.
Microsoft Defends Surface Pro Storage, Short Battery Life
Feb 7, 2013 - in News
128 GB model offers 83 GB of storage, while battery life is said to be below 4 hours.
Steve Ballmer: With 100M Users, Dropbox is a 'Little Startup'
Jan 31, 2013 - in News
Software giant's SkyDrive boasts over double the amount of users.