Say hello to the Seagate 160 GB external hard drive. It runs on USB 2.0, is nearly a foot long, and weighs a sturdy five pounds. So hurry on down to Walmart to scoop one up for your very own—on sale! Oh, and by the way, it came out in 2004.
I applaud the logic behind Toshiba's self-erasing drives, which uses encryptions to recognize which machine it's in. If taken out and used in another PC, the encryption keys destroy the data, and voila, no-one can see all those photos and video you've meticulously stored away.
Okay, so the previous record-holder in the world's thinnest hard drive category was only 1mm fatter, but still! Records! The Seagate GoFlex Slim portable hard drive—first debuted at CES this January but today a real live shipping USB 3.0, 7200RPM storage accessory—measures up at just 9mm thick. That's 320GB of bonus…
Western Digital's My Book Studio Edition II was already at the top of the leader board, with four interfaces (FireWire 800/400, eSATA, USB 2.0) and 4TB of storage. But now that the external hard drive comes in 6TB—for a relatively reasonably $550—and adds Apple Time Machine compatibility—it's a pro-level Mac user's…
We get it, your new laptop is shiny, super-fast and awesome. But don't forget about your old laptop! It doesn't have to sit around and collect dust. Here are five super easy things you can do to rejuvenate it.
Freecom's CLS external hard drive series take an aesthetic page from cassettes and floppies of our already distant memory. Each 2.5" drive is minimal, durable, and can be hand-labeled for quick reference to its contents.
You've got to hand it to Hitachi: it's not easy to muster mass enthusiasm for external storage. So the LifeStudio hard drive line takes a new tack: piling on features until it doesn't feel like a hard drive anymore.
This Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex Desk sounds like an exercise commandment for your desk, but it's the world's first 3TB external hard drive. Best news: It has USB 3.0 and FireWire 800 (along with USB 2.0).
The iPad Camera Connection Kit may be selling itself short with its name; turns out you can also use it to hook your iPad up to an external hard drive. Here's how it's done.
We traveled to the desert wilds of Vegas, to watch ioSafe literally GO CRAZY in their thirst to prove that their Solo SSDs are tougher than Rambo. It survived being set fire to, drowned and crushed under 25t of weight.
Thank God for USB 3.0. I was getting really tired of staring at the progress bar for seconds (seconds!) while my shit transfers. WD just announced their first MyBook external drive with 3.0, and it looks great.
The importance and relevance of the National Geographic magazine can never be argued against, particularly with their nod to the dawn of a new decade in the form of a HDD pre-loaded with every issue ever published.
I wonder, if I shared this IV with any of my friends, do you think I could get any strange viruses? Is exchanging data anything like exchanging fluids? If so, no thank you. [Core77]
Iomega's new Screenplay HD Multimedia drive promises that you can "leave the PC behind" since it stores your movies, pics and tunes and connects directly to your HDTV. You simply save them via the USB2.0 connection, and it's standalone from there on. It can upscale to to 720p and 1080i, plays a wide bunch of formats…
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…
Slickly designed external hard drives are all the rage lately, but we originally scoped out Seagate's FreeAgent line back at CES. The FreeAgent Go holds up to 160GB and with the included Ceedo virtualization software, you can run apps directly from the drive, which is useful if you're stuck using a public computer.
Fabrik Inc's dropping the latest line of Pininfarina-designed (as in Ferrari) SimpleTech-branded external hard drives. The new desktop SimpleDrives come in five colors and six sizes: fire red (160GB), pearl white (250GB), sapphire (320GB), onyx (500) and charcoal gray (750GB and 1TB), with the 160GB model starting at…
External hard drives don't tend to be the most exciting things in the world: they just sit there and store stuff. But the new Iomega Desktop Hard Drive eSATA/USB 2.0 320 GB adds something new to the mix :an eSATA port, which connects to the external SATA port that's appearing on many new desktop and laptop PCs. The…
Getting paranoid these days? Taiwan's Kouwell offers its KW-7292 fingerprint disk, an external hard drive that won't let you access its data unless you've got the right fingerprint.