ioSafe Solo External SSD Is Apocalypse-Safe

Traumas the ioSafe Solo solid-state external drive can survive: Building collapse, 1550-degree fire, 30-foot submersion in salt water, and a 5,000-pound "crush force." So you might say it's durable. » 1/04/10 6:30pm 1/04/10 6:30pm

LaCie d2 External Blu-ray Burner Joins the 8x Crew

Even though 8x media is still hard if not impossible to come by here in the States, Lacie's new d2 external burner will be ready for it when it's here. It's $450, available now. » 2/09/09 7:40pm 2/09/09 7:40pm

Fastmac's Mac-Specific Blu-ray External Drive Is Slim and $99

The boys at Crunchgear spotted an intriguing portable Mac-intended "Blu-ray SuperDrive" from Fastmac-and while it's not swathed in unibody aluminum, it looks like a pretty good get for $99. Updated: » 1/06/09 7:17pm 1/06/09 7:17pm

Buffalo LinkStation Mini: 240GB Ninja SSD

We'll laugh at this equipment in a few years, but Buffalo has updated their external LinkStation Mini drive with ultra-premium storage and nearly silent operation. And for the time being, it's pretty freakin' uber-worthy. » 12/10/08 10:30am 12/10/08 10:30am

Dealzmodo: 500GB Vox V1 External HD for $55

Over at Ecost » 9/19/08 11:30am 9/19/08 11:30am you can grab a 500GB external Vox V1 USB/eSATA drive for $55 ($95 - $40 rebate). Yeah I know, rebates are the easiest thing to forget, but printout to help you remember. Not a bad deal at all. [ via ]

1.5TB FreeAgent XTreme Anchors Onslaught of Stylish Seagate Hard Drives

That there is the grandpappy of those leaked Seagate hard drives » 9/15/08 12:01am 9/15/08 12:01am, the 3.5-inch, 7200RPM, 1.5TB FreeAgent XTreme. It connects via USB 2.0, FireWire 400 or eSATA, the latter of which transfers files at a blazing 3GBit/second. Available in October, the $300 LED-filled drive comes in three more sizes starting at $160 for…

Brando's New Cartridge-Style HDD Dock Goes Full Multimedia Player

Clearly one to take a good idea and run with it, Brando has just come up with this new cartridge-style HDD dock that also acts as a media player. So via its s-video and composite sockets you can stream audio, pictures, and video (including divx, with subtitles) to TV and it even has a remote. It takes 2.5-inch or… » 7/10/08 5:31am 7/10/08 5:31am

Hardbox External Hard Drive Hides Your Illiteracy With a Book Called…

This Hardbox enclosure from Korean company Sarotech looks even more book-like than the Western Digital MyBook drives that have been around for a few years. There are two status indicator lights on the front, behind which sits 3.5-inch SATA drives that connect to your PC via USB. It's great for hiding the fact that you… » 5/12/08 6:10pm 5/12/08 6:10pm

External HD Concept Helps You Visualize Your Data Usage

This external hard drive concept entitled "IVY" adds an interesting new aesthetic to a plain old drive via an OLED screen that visualizes the content of the hard disk. Inspired by Sequoiaview visualization software, IVY starts out life as a rather plain-looking disk. As you fill it up, the design changes in sync with… » 12/17/07 7:40pm 12/17/07 7:40pm

iPod Pillow Speakers

These pillows have integrated speakers, so you can connect up an iPod and annoy everyone on the flight with your music, not just the people sitting either side of you. Unfortunately, the graphics that look like they might be covering control buttons, aren't—you have to change tracks and adjust volume on the iPod… » 8/17/07 5:46am 8/17/07 5:46am

Thanko Goes Nuts, Releases Two Products That Aren't Insane

What's going on here, Thanko? I thought we could count on you to make crazy USB Ear Microscopes, Ass Coolers, and Air Purifier Masks? What's this about making an LCD arm mount and a fingerprint-protected USB drive? These things have no style! No pizazz! No THANKO! Get it together, guys. For the sake of all humanity.[… » 7/20/07 12:40pm 7/20/07 12:40pm

Seagate's High-Fashion External Hard Drives

Ever-growing Seagate has become the emperor of the hard drive world, and now its external drives sport some fancy new clothes. The company that got rich building unglamorous SCSI drives for server farms has gone high-fashion with Its FreeAgent line of drives sporting "cocoa-black" casings and "molten-amber" lights.… » 1/07/07 8:15pm 1/07/07 8:15pm

Dealzmodo: 300GB External Hard Drive, $130 Out-the-door

Okay, I know, I know. I've been filling up these Dealzmodos with mail-in-rebates lately, so I decided I would divert away from that and find a solid deal without any BS mail-in-rebates. I found one for an external hard drive, but unfortunately the hard drive is a Maxtor. Honestly, I've never had a problem with Maxtor… » 9/20/06 11:50am 9/20/06 11:50am

I-O Data HDC-UX750 eSATA Drive

I-O Data has rolled out the HDC-UX750, an even bigger eSATA (External Serial ATA) hard drive in its line of 150mbit/second spinners. This one is a 750GB behemoth whose minimalist design doesn't look half bad. » 6/07/06 10:30am 6/07/06 10:30am

LaCie d2 Hard Drive Extreme

This new LaCie external hard drive has three inputs—FireWire 800, FireWire, and USB 2.0—and supports up to 300GB of storage space for about $1 per GB. 800Mbps burst speeds and a fanless design make these stand out in the long line-up of external drives. Plus they're silver, which is nice. » 8/16/05 4:26pm 8/16/05 4:26pm