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.
A-DATA's New 2.5'' HDDs Touch Your Inner Artist
May 7, 2010 - in News
A-DATA's new external HDD offers a little spunk in the visual department.
OCZ's New Enyo SSD Looks Sleek, Sexy
May 6, 2010 - in News
OCZ's new external SSD utilizes USB 3.0 speeds.
Seagate Launches ''Universal'' External HDD Line
May 5, 2010 - in News
Three new external drives will offer a "universal" connection covering eSATA, USB 3.0 and more.
External HDD Combines Storage, Speaker, USB
May 4, 2010 - in News
Designer Andrew Seunghyun Kim has created a unique HDD/Key/Mouse bundle for LaCie.
Atom-Powered NAS: Thecus N4200 And QNAP TS-459 Pro
Apr 30, 2010 - in Reviews
Intel's most modern dual-core Pineview-based Atom processor isn't just aimed at energy-efficient netbooks. It can also be found in NAS servers from a variety of manufacturers. We tested two mid-range appliances in order to measure the CPU's capabilities.
USB Stick Packed with Shattered Horizon
Apr 29, 2010 - in News
Patriot is offering a limited edition USB bundle.
Sony Killing Off Floppy Disk Production in 2011
Apr 26, 2010 - in News
Sony Japan has said it will cease production of floppy disks next year.
Deals for April 19: Blu-ray Bundle, 500GB External
Apr 19, 2010 - in News
Top Deals: Quad Core laptops, Blu-ray bundles, and portable hard drives!
Portable Performance: Four USB 3.0 Enclosures For Your 2.5” Drive
Apr 14, 2010 - in Reviews
USB 3.0 is set to become the de facto standard for performance-oriented portable devices. We take a look at four enclosures that bring modern performance to pocket-sized storage. If you have an old laptop drive laying around, throw it in one of these.
Plextor Reveals Consumer-Based NAS
Apr 13, 2010 - in News
Plextor's first NAS device was developed for the home, home office, and small business user.
Deals for April 8: Modern Warfare 2 MP Free Days
Apr 8, 2010 - in News
If you're not up to shooting up zombies at a discount, then you can for sure take part in the Modern Warfare 2 free weekend.
Deals for April 7: HP 18.4" dv8t, Dell ST2010 LCD
Apr 7, 2010 - in News
Looking for a laptop with a massive screen? The 18.4" HP dv8t rarely goes on sale, but here is your chance to nab it at a deal!
PQI Releases Zippy Fast 2.5 inch USB 3.0 HDD
Apr 5, 2010 - in News
It's the world's first 2.5-inch portable drive using USB 3.0.
Eight Portable Hard Drives Compared: USB 2.0 Lives On
Apr 2, 2010 - in Reviews
Eight different portable hard drives, spanning everything from 250GB to 1TB and centering on 2.5” and 1.8” form factors, compete against each other based on design and functionality. Similar though they seem, they're far from equal under the hood.
Toshiba Crams 1TB Into Your Pocket
Mar 31, 2010 - in News
Toshiba's super-small external HDD is ideal for backing up "digital memories."
Xbox 360 Flash Drives: $40 for 8GB, $70 for 16GB
Mar 30, 2010 - in News
Yesterday Microsoft confirmed that the company would be releasing an update on April 6 that would allow users to use USB flash drives for storing profiles, game saves, demos and more.
Toshiba Introduces 750GB and 1TB Laptop HDDs
Mar 25, 2010 - in News
A lot of people find their laptops don't meet their storage needs and so, have a couple of externals lying around to fulfill their storage needs. Soon, storage fiends can get their hands on a twin-platter 750GB HDD from Toshiba.
Winner of Our 'Cracking the Egg' USB 3.0 Contest
Mar 16, 2010 - in News
One of our lucky readers becomes USB 3.0 enabled.
Gigabyte's USB 3.0 Contest is Open to the World
Mar 15, 2010 - in News
Here is your chance to win a new motherboard and USB 3.0 compatible storage, even if you live in a special state or province.
OCZ Onyx SSDs Start Under $100
Mar 10, 2010 - in News
OCZ launched a value-priced line of SSDs, starting with the $100 32GB model.
Two Portable 500GB Drives Benchmarked (And Dropped)
Mar 4, 2010 - in Reviews
If you're the sort of power user who's hard on technology, especially out in the field, then ruggedized mobile storage might be apropos. Today, we're looking at a pair of portable disks that can take drops and spills, while serving up 500GB of capacity.
Star Wars Lightsabers in USB Flash Drive Form
Feb 25, 2010 - in News
The Force, powered by USB.
CONTEST: Win a USB 3.0 Laptop and Hard Drives
Feb 24, 2010 - in News
Kingston's 256GB USB Flash Drive is $1,108
Feb 19, 2010 - in News
A USB flash drive larger than your console's hard disk drive.
Sub-$70 USB 3.0 Flash Drive in the Works
Feb 12, 2010 - in News
Super Talent is launching two USB 3.0 flash drives next month.
Hitachi Aims for 10TB Drives With Laser Heat
Feb 3, 2010 - in News
You know, I have one simple request. And that is to have hard drives with frickin' laser beams attached to their heads!
Friday Deals: Jan. 22 Specials for the Weekend
Jan 22, 2010 - in News
Say hello to an extra big helping of deals on the stuff you care about to help you make it through the weekend.
USB 2.0, FireWire, Or eSATA: Which Interface Should You Use?
Jan 21, 2010 - in Reviews
Adding external storage to your PC can be a mess if you aren't familiar with the various interfaces in play. Should you go for compatibility with USB 2.0 or is FireWire a better choice? What about eSATA, which matches native hard drive performance?
TRENDnet's Wireless-N Router Provides 300 Mbps
Jan 8, 2010 - in News
TRENDnet's Wireless-N router offers gigabit Ethernet and 300 Mbps wireless speeds.
USB 3.0 HDD/SSD Docking Stations Launch
Jan 7, 2010 - in News
Bring USB 3.0 to any of your HDDs or SSDs.