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Monster Digital OverDrive Thunderbolt

Monster Digital OverDrive Thunderbolt review: a 1TB portable SSD for a reasonable price

Known for its pricey cables, Monster Product's Monster Digital division specializes in storage devices. Its Overdrive Thunderbolt is an impressive performer.

Western Digital My Passport Pro

Western Digital My Passport Pro review: A hefty portable RAID

The 4TB My Passport Pro is really geared towards a niche group of consumers: those who need large capacities, with a software RAID and a Thunderbolt connection.

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OWC ThunderBay IV review: a solid and versatile desktop storage solution

Four removable drives doesn't make the ThunderBay IV unique, but it can keep up with competition featuring six drives, which is saying something.

LaCie Little Big Disk Thunderbolt 2

LaCie Little Big Disk Thunderbolt 2 review: small, sleek, and ridiculously fast

With Thunderbolt 2, the Little Big Disk Thunderbolt 2 is a great companion to the new Mac Pro and retina MacBook Pros.

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LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt review: Hard drive is tough like a brick

An update to LaCie's iconic ruggedized portable drive gives it a captive Thunderbolt cable amongst other small updates.

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G-Drive Pro with Thunderbolt review: Storage device features four 2.5-inch 7200-rpm drives

The G-Drive Pro with Thunderbolt from G-Technology sports a big capacity with decent speeds, all in a relatively small package.

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Cricut Explore review: Make precision cuts for your arts and crafts

The explore is a cutting machine for do-it-yourself projects.

Silicon Power T11

Silicon Power T11 review: Small Thunderbolt SSD, small performance

The T11 is a highly portable Thunderbolt SSD, but its small package generates a lot of heat.

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The best portable hard drives

Here's a list of our favorite portable drives that have been tested by the Macworld Lab.

Ergotron WorkFit-A

Ergotron WorkFit-A review: Have a seat or stand at attention with your Mac

Designed for Apple iMacs or Apple displays, this kit lets you sit or stand at your desk, but it comes with a case of the jiggles.

Quicksand review: Keep copies of your most recent files anywhere you want

Always keep your most recent files on hand thanks to Quicksand, and access them anywhere with the help of your favorite cloud storage app.

LaCie P'9223 review: Porsche design and 120GB SSD at a decent price

The 120GB external SSD designed by Porche is a better deal than you think, and offers fast external storage in a good looking package.

StatsBar review: Handy system monitor lives in your menu bar

StatsBar shows you comprehensive stats about your Mac and allows you to free up inactive RAM either on demand or at a threshold.

Hues review: bare-bones color picker does little to stand out

If you’re looking for a color picker, there are plenty of other apps with more functionality than Hues.

LittleIpsum review: Adds placeholder text with just a couple of clicks

LittleIpsum generates "lorem ipsum" placeholder text in an instant, and it does it well.