External Hard Drives

At Gadget Review, we provide external hard drive reviews so that you can pick the best new products from common brands like Wd, Seagate, Toshiba, Transcend, and others. A great external hard drive will solve your computer storage problems without adding any new troubles when it comes to compatibility or new protocols. Do you only need 500GB of extra data, or should you pick an external drive that can hold 2TB? The type of content you want to store will help determine the answers to questions like these, whether you are looking for the best external hard drive for mac or windows.

TerraMaster D5 Thunderbolt 3 Raid Storage Device

TerraMaster D5 Thunderbolt 3 Raid Storage Device

TerraMaster’s 5-bay D5 Thunderbolt 3 is compatible with 3.5″ SATA disks and 2.5″ SSDs, for a total storage capacity of up to 60TB. This is the hardware that you need for a massive amount of storage. This will be particularly useful for photographers, video editors, and other media workers, who…
What is an External Hard Drive?

What is an External Hard Drive?

Data storage is paramount these days, so it's important to learn about what is an external hard drive.
Best External Hard Drive For Mac 2019

Best External Hard Drive For Mac 2019

Learn what is the best external hard drive for you mac, both from a performance, portability and feature stand point.
2012 Holiday Gift Guide: SSDs and External Hard Drives

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 your information goodbye or expect to pay a lot to get it back.…
Porsche P’9223 Slim Hard Drive is Thinner Than a Macbook Air

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 small even further with the introduction of the  Porsche designed P’9223 Slim hard…
USB Toaster Hub and Toast Thumbdrives Are Obnoxiously Cute

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 shortcomings.  Case in point was the Pig USB…
Hitachi G-Drive Slim Review

Hitachi G-Drive Slim Review

The age of portable disk drives may be leaving us forever with cloud storage and cloud computing becoming so prevalent, but I don’t think it’ll ever fully dissipate unless we give up physical storage as a medium altogether. And if that ever happens, well, then we should all start worrying. Until…
Hitachi Touro Mobile Pro External Hard Drive Review

Hitachi Touro Mobile Pro External Hard Drive Review

We write in-depth external hard drive reviews on many hard drives, so we at Gadget Review are certainly no strangers to them or their usefulness.  I recently reviewed a model that made its own WiFi network to transmit data to your mobile devices, and while it was a nice feature, the…
Western Digital My Passport Studio Hard Drive for Macbook Owners

Western Digital My Passport Studio Hard Drive for Macbook Owners

Western Digital has just launched a new hard drive that they’re gearing towards Macbook Pro and Macbook Air owners.  How so? First off the My Passport Studio sports the same durable, anodized aluminum enclosure as Apple’s laptops, which resists scratching and fingerprints. Sexy, but it’s performance and compatibility that really counts. So that’s…
Seagate 4TB GoFlex Review: Breaking Barriers

Seagate 4TB GoFlex Review: Breaking Barriers

[rating:4.5/5] Seagate has been a name synonymous with computer storage since 1979 (they were Shugart Technology in 1978).  Throughout their history, they’ve had a number of “firsts” – they made the first 7200 rpm hard drive, the first hard drive with the Fibre Channel interface, the first 15,000 rpm hard…
Iomega Companion Mac Hard Drive Stores up to 3TB & Can Charge your iPad

Iomega Companion Mac Hard Drive Stores up to 3TB & Can Charge your iPad

Hard Drives are a dime, if not a nickel a dozen.  However, if aesthetically appeal – we’re talking to you Apple owners – is a biggie on your list, then you’ll probably spend sometime looking for the right drive to match the lines, curves and sheen of say, oh, a…
Porsche P’9220 Hard Drive is Aluminum Sexy

Porsche P’9220 Hard Drive is Aluminum Sexy

Call us suckers, but we love just about anything finished in an all aluminum body.  And hence why we’re currently getting down on one knee and bowimg to Lacie‘s Porsche designed P’9220 hard drive.  The enclosure is built from solid aluminum, it stores up to 500GB of data and includes a…
First Look: Seagate GoFlex Slim Hard Drive (video)

First Look: Seagate GoFlex Slim Hard Drive (video)

[GR]S8vT5s5VCbI[/GR] Seagate’s GoFlex Slim hard drive is unbelievably slim (9mm) and sleek; just a tad thicker than a pencil.  But that’s not all.  It spins at 7200rpms, which is pretty uncanny for an external hard drive of this size, and it doesn’t require an AC plug.  The anodized finish not…
Western Digital Bumps My Book Studio Edition II To 6TB, Now The Biggest And Baddest

Western Digital Bumps My Book Studio Edition II To 6TB, Now The Biggest And Baddest

If you’ve got yourself a hefty collection of media files then you might wanna consider Western Digital’s latest My Book Studio Edition II hard drive, which provides up to 6TB of storage in what the company says is the same footprint as their 4TB model.  While it lacks a USB…
Lamborghini Hard Drives Cost A Pretty Penny But Don’t Perform

Lamborghini Hard Drives Cost A Pretty Penny But Don’t Perform

Asus just dropped a set of Lambo branded hard drives. Choose from either a 500GB or 700GB 2.5-inch 5400rpm spindle for $119 and $139 respectively.  Alternatively, Asus has plans to pump out a USB 3.0 version with a 7200rpm spindle for a yet to be disclosed price. All drives ship…
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