Storage
 
 
 
Accessories
 
Seagate Central
Seagate Central
Seagate Central

CES 2013 Seagate Storage Solutions Announced

The simplest things don't often come simply. Take a system backup. It's a simple task that can save a world of headaches. Pushing myself to do one was like ice skating uphill, until I reviewed the Seagate Back Plus external USB...
 
Computers
 
OCZ Vector
OCZ Vector
OCZ Vector

OCZ Technology Takes “Control” With New Vector Series SATA III SSD Line

I would argue that the solid state game would not be where it is today if not for OCZ Technology. The company has made incredible leaps and bounds with solid state drive tech. To get here OCZ has kicked out more drives than an ...
 
Computers
 
Mushkin mSATA
Mushkin mSATA
Mushkin mSATA

Mushkin Announce World’s First 480GB mSATA SSD

It's interesting how a company as accomplished as Mushkin can fly so stealthily under the radar of many of the most hard-nosed storage sleuths. But it's true when you ask many people about their go-to company for solid state st...

 
Apple
 
Nifty MiniDrive-1
Nifty MiniDrive-1
Nifty MiniDrive-1

Nifty MiniDrive: Hot Swappable Macbook Air Flash Storage

My Macbook Air's hard drive capacity, or to be more technical SSD capacity is sorely limited.  Limited to a paltry 128GB of storage, it means I'm always chasing my tail, deleting photos, movies, and other needless items - I lon...
 
Holiday Gift Guides
 
Hard Drive Gift Guide
Hard Drive Gift Guide
Hard Drive Gift Guide

2012 Holiday Gift Guide: SSDs and External Hard Drives

After spending most of my life with solid disk drives, I've discovered two extremely important things: first, hard disk drives are terrible. They break too easily, they don't last long, and once they're broken that's it; kiss y...
 
Storage
 
Lacie PetiteKey-2
Lacie PetiteKey-2
Lacie PetiteKey-2

Lacie PetiteKey Thumb Drive Belongs on Your Keys

Over the year's we can't even begin to tell you how many press releases we've received by way of a thumb drive.  CES is probably the biggest contributor to this unsolicited and unofficial collection.  However, every time we nee...

 
HDD
 
P’9223 Slim hard drive
P’9223 Slim hard drive
P’9223 Slim hard drive

Porsche P’9223 Slim Hard Drive is Thinner Than a Macbook Air

No hard drive can be too small.  Gone are the days of clunky, cumbersome spindles that weigh enough to give you a bulging bicep. You can thank  advancements in spindles as well as SSDs. Yesterday, Lacie pushed the envelope of s...
 
SSD
 
DashDrive™ Elite HE720
DashDrive™ Elite HE720
DashDrive™ Elite HE720

ADATA DashDrive Elite HE720 500GB Hard Drive is Just 8.9mm Thick

Lugging around external hard drives used to be an encumbering affair.  And when we say "used to", we're referring to a time period not that long ago; less than 10 years.  Now, you can tote along a terabyte of space in your bag ...
 
Computer Accessory Reviews
 
On-The-Go Pro main
On-The-Go Pro main
On-The-Go Pro main

OWC Mercury On-The-Go Pro P/N MS8U3H7500GB Review Review

There’s no shortage of external USB drives, so the differences in models often comes down to how many ports they have and how compact they are. But up to now they’ve all been restricted to USB. 2.0 which, while no slowpoke, is ...

 
Android
 
Android Storage
Android Storage
Android Storage

How to Make Your Android Phone into a USB Drive (how to)

Your Android phone not only makes phone calls and surfs the Web, but its SD card makes it a handy storage device for your work files. If your Android phone has an SD card, your computer views the whole thing as a big, expensive...
 
Flash Drives
 
usb_toaster_hub_thumbdrives_inuse
usb_toaster_hub_thumbdrives_inuse
usb_toaster_hub_thumbdrives_inuse

USB Toaster Hub and Toast Thumbdrives Are Obnoxiously Cute

USB Drives are a dime a dozen.  The same can be said for USB hubs.  Ultimately, someone buys them for their utility, but every once and while a USB hub comes lurking along that is just too hard to ignore despite its shortcoming...
 
Storage
 
LaCie RuggedKey
LaCie RuggedKey
LaCie RuggedKey

Watch The LaCie RuggedKey USB Stick Fall 100m and Survive (video)

How far would you go to sell a USB stick?  In Lacie's case they're willing to jump out of an airplane at 400m.  Their latest USB stick is rated for the most extreme of scenarios, though it can't survive a dip to the bottom of t...