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 the … » 12/17/07 7:40pm 12/17/07 7:40pm

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

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