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.
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.
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.
Toshiba Expands Canvio Basics Line, Intros Special Edition
Jan 29, 2013 - in News
Here are two more external backup solutions, one of which includes NTI Backup Now EZ software.
Researchers Discover Way to Extend HDD Storage 5X
Jan 27, 2013 - in News
As perpendicular magnetic recording (PMR) is expected to hit its physical density limit at about 1 Tb per square inch, we are hearing about new and innovative ways how a technology that is in its core more than 40 years old can get another extension.
Scientists Discover Method to Store Data on DNA
Jan 24, 2013 - in News
Storage density achieved results in single gram of DNA being able to hold nearly half a million DVDs of data.
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.
Microsoft Granted Updated Removable Module Patent for Game Consoles
Jan 22, 2013 - in News
Microsoft received the rights to an updated patent that describes the addition of an external hard drive to the Xbox 360 game console.
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.
Google is Pushing to Kill Passwords
Jan 18, 2013 - in News
Google is proposing various ways to avoid the need for long and numerous passwords.
Apple Cuts Price of Thunderbolt Cable, Adds Shorter Option
Jan 11, 2013 - in News
If you've been thinking about buying a Thunderbolt cable, this might be the best time.
Hands-on of 8GB Star Trek Mimobot USB Flash Drive
Jan 10, 2013 - in News
We go where no thumb drive has gone before, with Mr. Spock at the helm.
Seagate Reports Flat HDD Shipment Growth
Jan 9, 2013 - in News
Seagate has released a preliminary result of its fiscal second quarter 2013, or the fourth calendar quarter of 2012.
Hands-on with Kingston's 1TB USB Stick
Jan 8, 2013 - in News
We get up close and personal with Kingston's new baby.