This 1TB SSD Is Adorably Tiny 

A terabyte in your pocket? There are a few options out there, even an absurdly expensive USB drive. But none of them are quite as slick as Samsung's newest portable SSD. And while its tiny little body tops out at 1TB for now, there are bigger sizes coming down the line. » 1/05/15 5:00pm 1/05/15 5:00pm

Seagate Wireless Plus Portable Drive Review: No Wi-Fi, No Problem

Seagate's new Wireless Plus portable harddrive has 1TB—double that of its predecessor, for the same $200 price. It lets you stream to your iPad by creating its own Wi-Fi network. It's very useful—that is, if you have very specific needs. » 3/06/13 4:40pm 3/06/13 4:40pm

The LaCie Rikiki Is the Tiniest 2.5-inch Portable Hard Drive On the…

With LaCie, you always expect the product to look good—and the Rikiki portable HDD is no exception. They also claim that it is the smallest 2.5-inch drive on the market. » 12/15/09 5:20pm 12/15/09 5:20pm

Iomega eGo Hard Drives Are Pretty Enough, Cheap Enough

I don't ask much of portable hard drives: they should be affordable, easy on the eyes, and better not require an external power source. So I kinda like Iomega's pretty, cheap(ish), USB-powered eGo drives. » 5/18/09 10:20am 5/18/09 10:20am

USB 3.0 Only Running at a Quarter of Maximum Speed

We're still more than excited about USB 3.0, but those of us expecting it to reach promised transfer speeds of 5000Mb/s this year are overly optimistic. » 1/07/09 5:18pm 1/07/09 5:18pm

Buffalo Shinobi HD Uses MacBook Air HD to Slip Inside Your Pants

Like the Buffalo hard drive I bought in Japan to replace one that died, Buffalo's Shinobi Portable HD is actually Samsung inside, but in this case, the same kind used in the MacBook Air, so it's incredibly slim and totally pocketable—the "world's thinnest external hard drive"—about the size of a biz card holder. The… » 9/18/08 8:19pm 9/18/08 8:19pm

Toshiba 200GB Portable Is About Capacity, Not Speed

There has been a ridiculous amount of news this past week about portable hard drives of the 2.5-inch variety. OWC introduced a 160GB 7200rpm portable. Samsung did one better announcing a 200GB 7200rpm 2.5-inch drive, but that was a tease: It would initially only be available to enterprise customers. » 4/16/07 11:00am 4/16/07 11:00am