• LaCie’s New USB-C Mobile Hard Drive Matches The New MacBook Perfectly

    LaCie’s New USB-C Mobile Hard Drive Matches The New MacBook Perfectly

    The new MacBook’s most curious feature might be its lack of ports – there are only two on the edges of the machine, one of the left for USB-C power, data and display connectivity, and a 3.5mm stereo headphone jack on the right for use with any standard audio gear. The singular port means accessory makers will be vying for that coveted space, and LaCie wasted no time in outing a… Read More

  • LaCie Adds Some Polish To Its NAS Units With “NAS OS”

    LaCie Adds Some Polish To Its NAS Units With “NAS OS”

    Backing up data is getting more and more important, since although much of our critical stuff is in the cloud, we’re all generating so many pictures, videos, documents and so on that it’s wise to keep a local copy. Many people use external drives to back up, which is fine, but if you want any automated stuff, or server capabilities, you have to update to a network-attached… Read More

  • LaCie’s Rugged Mini External Hard Drive Is Not Large

    LaCie’s Rugged Mini External Hard Drive Is Not Large

    Let’s say you’re LaCie, manufacturer par excellence of mid-to-high-end external hard drives. Are you LaCie now? Good. And let’s say you’ve put out a Rugged hard drive and a Rugged XL hard drive. Where do you go next? XXL? Extra-regular size? No, no, you put on your robe and marketing hat and, because you now know people like small things, you decide to make the Rugged Mini. Read More

  • Lacie's Wuala Online Storage Gets An iPhone App

    Lacie’s Wuala online storage site offers users a great way to securely save and share encrypted files. Today, they announced an iPhone app to take advantage of the service on-the-go. The app allows users to access and share files with others right on the iDevice. Wuala encrypts and decrypts on the client side so none of the private data can ever be accessed by Wuala. They won’t… Read More

  • Wuala brings its secure P2P online storage to iPhone

    Wuala, the Zurich-based startup that was acquired by LaCie in early 2009, has brought its secure online storage service to iPhone via a dedicated app. It allows users to access their personal files on-the-go and also share them with others, similar to many other competing cloud-storage services. Read More

  • LaCie Is The First With A Thunderbolt-Equipped External Drive

    Following the Thunderbolt-centered Intel and Apple announcements, we fully expect that the accessory makers will be coming in droves to support the new protocol. LaCie was among the early adopters of USB 3.0 when that was new, and so it’s no surprise that they’re in the front line with supporting Thunderbolt. Their first entry is this Little Big Disk, featuring the new connector… Read More

  • Can You Spot The Lacie Galet USB Drive In This Picture?

    Hint: it is not the cufflinks, but it is near them. Yes, that thing. Lacie is making forays into the world of fashion, if we are to take their word for it, and the Galet is their first entry. “Hand-crafted in France, each piece is individually plated with precious silver through Christofle’s 150 year-old silvering process.” How luxurious! The trouble comes when you have to… Read More

  • LaCie Tank Is An Enclosure For Your Drives And Doodads

    LaCie continues to expand its rugged gear line with the Tank, which is essentially… a box to put your things in. But it’s a really nice box. Read More

  • LaCie's FastKey Does USB 3.0 And 120GB

    The LaCie FastKey is USB 3.0 and comes in 30GB, 60GB, and 120GB capacities. All in a aluminum form factor about the size of a pack of gum. Even with a starting $150 price tag, it’s still more fantastic than a couple of beers and microwaved s’mores. Read More