external hard drive

  • Review: G-DRIVE Mini [UPDATE]

    The G-Drive Mini has a lot to offer for people who need FW and USB connectivity. There was some confusion about the retail price of this unit. You can get the HDD for $89 and that’s in the league of all the other drives out there. What else can the Mini offer? Click to read my review. Read More

  • Toshiba Canvio portable hard drives

    According to research sponsored by Toshiba, more Americans are afraid of losing digital data — photos, documents, etc — than they are about losing their wallet or an audit by the IRS. This is probably because more people have suffered a digital loss than have been audited by the IRS — we all say “It can’t happen to me!” until it actually does happen, and… Read More

  • CrunchDeals: Get an ioSafe Solo for $229.99

    ioSafe is running a great deal with Costco right now, you can buy their ioSafe Solo (which John reviewed) for a great price, and also get an additional year of data recovery for free. The drive is currently on sale for $229.99 (ordered online), and is regularly priced at $259.99 and doesn’t normally include the additional year of data recovery. Having personally seen one of these set… Read More

  • Hands-on: 1TB Seagate FreeAgent Go Portable Drive

    The Seagate FreeAgent Go is a 1TB, USB-powered hard drive that works. What more do you wanna know? Read More

  • Western Digital addes e-ink displays and excitment to external hard drives

    Have you ever wished your 1TB external hard drive would have a little screen on the outside, friend? Well, it’s your lucky day because Western Digital’s new line of My Book Elite and My Book Studio has just that: a 12-character e-ink screen. But act fast, everyone is going to want this! Read More

  • G-DRIVE external SSD for the mac addict

    There’s SSD and there are external hard drives. Why not make an external SSD? So G-Technology released a set of external SSD today. Apparently these drives are for professionals who need fast and reliable storage that looks like a small communist era gas convector. Only they wont keep you warm and cost you a lot more money. Read More

  • Aluratek announces secure RFID hard drives.

    Aluratek announced this week their Tornado plus line of external hard drives which feature RFID security key data encryption. Available in two different sizes, (2.5”/3.5”) the USB 2.0 drives come in capacities from 160GB to 1TB. By swiping the RFID key by the hard drive, data is encrypted and kept locked up until a second swipe releases it. It’s important to note that each… Read More

  • I/OMagic Still Exists, Releases External Hard Drives

    Just goes to show you, just because you haven’t seen a product from a company in awhile, doesn’t mean it’s disappeared forever. I/OMagic, makers of miscellaneous storage-related products, launched two external hard drives today. Other than their decent looks, they are dreadfully unimpressive with USB 2.0 ports and some data-protection software with 256-bit Blowfish-level… Read More