Don't-Miss Hard drive Stories

Backup Plus automates photo and video backups from Facebook, Flickr, YouTube

With the release of the Backup Plus Portable Drive for Mac, Seagate has reinvented its line of portable hard drives, incorporating a number of desirable features into its new design.

MiniStation Thunderbolt hampered by disk mechanism

If you are looking for a portable, plug and play drive with the newest connectivity options, this drive has your name on it.

Solo G3 is fire- and water-proof

If you are paranoid about a natural disaster or a freak accident destroying your beloved files, then the Solo G3 may be the perfect storage solution for you.

Western Digital My Book Thunderbolt Duo

The My Book Thunderbolt Duo isn’t the fastest, most impressive Thunderbolt drive available, but it may be fast enough for some users, especially those who perform general, everyday tasks such as email, Web access, and office tasks.

Helium 1TB portable hard drive offers hardware encryption

The Iomega Helium, is a sleek, pocket-sized portable hard drive with a durable aluminum case. It offers users easy, on-the-go access to all of their files.

Hitachi Touro Mobile Pro 750GB is a speedy performer

The Hitachi Touro Mobile Pro is a great-looking portable hard drive that offers fast transfer rates and additional online storage.

LaCie 2big Thunderbolt Series 6TB RAID array

The LaCie 2big Thunderbolt Series is an external desktop RAID system that uses two 3.5-inch, 7200-rpm drives pre-configured as RAID 0, but you can reconfigure as RAID 1 or JBOD using OS X’s Disk Utility application.

LaCie d2 Quadra USB 3.0 offers impressive speed

With lots of connection options and rapid transfer rates, the LaCie d2 Quadra USB 3.0 is easy to like. Its flaws are relatively minor and don’t detract from a great all-around drive.

Stylish Rocstor Eagleroc E9 hard drive is a speedy USB performer

The Rocstor Eagleroc E9 has a unique look and performs well, but it has a few drawbacks that hold it back from being great.

LaCie's Thunderbolt SSD combines speed, portability

It only works with Thunderbolt-equipped Macs, but for those who can use it, the LaCie Little Big Disk Thunderbolt Edition 240GB SSD packs a big performance punch in a small package.

Iomega's Mac Companion hard drive nicely complements the Mac

The Iomega Mac Companion is great to look at and functions perfectly well. If you need a storage buddy to go along with your Mac, consider this drive.

ioSafe Rugged Portable SSD 120GB

The ioSafe Rugged Portable SSD is an excellent (if pricey) choice for users that value the safety of their data.

Avastor XMR Mobile RAID Drive offers on-the-go speed

Small size, easy configuration, and competitive transfer speeds—great reasons to get the XMR Mobile RAID Drive, provided that you haven’t made the switch to Lion yet.

WD My Passport Essential 500GB USB 3.0

The My Passport Essential gives you plenty of hard drive space in a compact and lightweight device, making it much more convenient to keep your important information as close as your pocket.

Space Gremlin 1.2

Space Gremlin 1.2 is a a swift, excellent file management tool that gives you analytical data about your hard drive and facilitates a number of simple actions. It’s easy to use, attractive to look at, informative, and best of all, it just works.