With Ultrabooks and solid state drives becoming more and more popular we are seeing new notebooks come with smaller capacity hard drives. While this may not be an issue to some, others who need the larger storage capacity end up getting a portable hard drive to take with them. Today we are taking a look at one such drive, the Matsunichi 500GB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive. This drive has a very attractive design to it and is USB 3.0 compatible so transfer speeds should be pretty fast. Let’s take a look…
An external hard drive is something that is always in my laptop bag. With smaller devices like tablets and Ultrabooks becoming more popular the hard drives inside are much smaller than what you will find in a desktop. External hard drives give you that extra storage space that you need and are usually small enough to fit in your laptop bag or backpack. Today we are checking out the DashDrive Choice HC630 500GB External Hard Drive from ADATA. This drive not only has an attractive outer-casing, but it features a high speed USB 3.0 connection for fast transfers. Read on as we take a look…
The WD My Passport drives have been around for quite sometime now. They provide fast and easy backup and storage whether you are on the go or at your desk. Just about two years ago we took a look at the My Passport Essential SE 1TB drive. WD is back with a new My Passport drive that offers a new enclosure design, backup and encryption software, 5 color choices and capacities up to 2TB. The My Passport Essential SE has been a fixture in my mobile computing setup, but will it soon be replaced by the newer My Passport? Read on as we take a look…
When it comes to portable hard drives there are two things you always want. You want the drive to be small enough it is easy to carry around with you and you want the transfer feed to be fast. Today we are taking a look at a portable hard drive that not only is thin and easy to carry with you and is super fast it also looks awesome. I am talking about ADATA’s DashDrive Elite HE720. The HE720 is the world’s first 8.9mm ultra-thin external hard drive. It features USB 3.0 connectivity for super fast transfer speeds and has a stainless steel casing with 9H scratch resistance. Read on as we check this drive out.
Toshiba’s Digital Products Division (DPD), a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., today announced the Canvio Slim Portable Hard Drive. With a capacity of 500 GB and measuring only nine millimeters thick, the Canvio Slim is the smallest portable hard drive available on the market.
If you travel at all or take your laptop with you anywhere you most likely have a portable hard drive. Most of these drives are normal and do not offer that much protection. Drop them once and they normally are toast! For those looking for something that it is going to last through the drops, rain and other conditions you may want to check out the Rugged Portable Hard Drive from ioSafe. We’ve put this hard drive through everything and it keeps on going! Read on as we check out this practically indestructible hard drive!
Have you ever had an external hard drive die on you? More importantly has this drive died because you dropped it or you may have spilled something on it? If that has happened to you then you may be interested in the external drive we are taking a look at today. The ioSafe Rugged Portable hard drive is made to be basically disaster-proof. It is crush proof up to 5,000 pounds, has drop protection up to 20 feet and immersion protection up to 30 feet for 3 days! That is pretty impressive, read on to see our unboxing and overview video!
These days with large file sizes and HD video a simple flash drive isn’t going to cut it when you are on the road or working off-location. Although who wants to carry around a large external hard drive and the power adapter that comes with it? This is where portable hard drives come in and we have one from LaCie today. The Rikiki portable USB drive is very small, requires only USB power, and has a very sleek aluminum exterior. Let’s see if it’s the perfect portable hard drive for you.
External hard drives, especially portable ones have been given new life with the popularity of netbooks. Most netbooks only have a small hard drive so having an external drive is a must. That is why we are seeing more and more portable external hard drives on the market. Today we will be looking at the Transcend StoreJet 25 Mobile 500GB drive that features dual stage anti-shock technology, which meets the U.S. military drop-test standards MIL-STD-810F with advanced two-stage anti-shock technology. Let’s take a look!
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