external storage

  • CrunchDeals: 320GB backup drive for $40

    CrunchDeals: 320GB backup drive for $40

    Looking to jump into the external hard drive game on the cheap? Staples is selling the Maxtor 320GB OneTouch 4 for just $40 after $20 instant savings. Sure, it’s not a mammoth multi-terabyte drive but that’s still plenty of space for backing up your more important files. The drive itself has a 7,200 RPM spindle speed, connects via USB, and features Maxtor’s… Read More

  • Review: The G Drive mini

    Review: The G Drive mini

    SSDs are fast, enduring and expensive. The G Drive mini is no exception; 120GB of solid state storage built into an all-aluminum enclosure priced at $599. Let us see what else can be expected from this small and reliable storage device Read More

  • Buffalo LinkStation 240GB SSD

    Buffalo LinkStation 240GB SSD

    It seems like the price/value ratio of the SSD drives is slowly improving. The Buffalo LS-WSS240GL/R1 costs about 1200$ and has an appealing 240GB of storage. It provides USB, RAID 0, 1 and DLMA/iTunes server capabilities while you can turn the whole thing off when you turn your computer off. Don’t get too excited although because the 240GB is actually two 120GB SSD’s next to… Read More

  • CrunchDeals: 2TB network drive with built-in USB print server for $299 after $60 mail-in rebate

    CrunchDeals: 2TB network drive with built-in USB print server for $299 after $60 mail-in rebate

    Wow. I kinda wish I had $300 to burn and enough crap to put on this thing because a two-terabyte network drive with a built-in USB print server might look nice sitting betwixt my router and printer. Buy.com has the Cavalry network hard drive with two one-terabyte SATA hard drives that can be mooshed into a RAID array for $359.99, plus a $60 mail-in rebate that’s good until November… Read More

  • IOGEAR's 'Portable Media Player' announced

    IOGEAR's 'Portable Media Player' announced

    I’m not quite sure what to make of this so I’ll see if I can’t get my hands on a review unit to take it for a spin. The IOGEAR Portable Media Player is 3.2-inches wide by 5.25-inches long by .75-inches thick and contains a 120GB hard drive. You hook the device up to your computer via USB, dump videos and photos onto it, and then hook it up to your TV via composite or… Read More

  • Kanguru's Power-saving Portable Hard Drives

    Kanguru's Power-saving Portable Hard Drives

    Kanguru, best known for its line of portable storage devices, has developed a power-saving hard drive capable of operating at only 10 percent of normal energy consumption while not in use. If you’re in the market for an external drive to fill with files that you only need to access every now and again, this might be an enticing option. With its three built in Power Saving modes, the… Read More

  • Again With The Combo Ports: Plextor PX-755UF External Dual-Layer DVD Burner


    OK, so I showed you Buffalo’s new USB 2.0/FireWire hard drives, so here’s Plextor’s external dual-layer DVD±RW drive to go with them, which includes combo ports as well. And it is also Plextor’s first external drive to feature 10x DVD+R dual-layer recording speed (6x for -R). Also, while some drive makers throw in some “lite” utilities, Plextor’s… Read More