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Angelbird SSD2go

SSD2go review: Speedy portable solid-state drive available in an array of colors

Angelbird's SSD2go is a fast performer and you can customize the case colors to match your personality.

MiniSwap/U3 review: FirmTek's drive enclosure an impressive speedster

The miniSwap/U3 is a USB 3 drive enclosure that's easy to use and fast.

Review: CalDigit AV Pro a speedy storage device for creative pros

With a handful of ways to customize the hard drive and the high-speed USB 3.0 interface, the AV Pro is built to help streamline the workflow of creative professionals.

Review: LaCie Rugged USB3 Thunderbolt Series portable SSD is fast and affordable

LaCie’s Rugged USB3 Thunderbolt Series solid-state drive is an impressive portable drive that has all of the features that the modern media professional could want.

Mercury Accelsior SSD an impressive PCIe card upgrade for Mac Pro

The Mercury Accelsior PCE Express SSD will certainly boost the performance of your Mac Pro, especially when it comes to booting, and processes such as rendering audio/video files.

Elgato's bus-powered Thunderbolt SSD

Coming in 120GB and 240GB capacities, and priced at $430 and $700 respectively, Elgato’s Thunderbolt SSD is a solid-state drive that offers nice speed.

Wi-Drive provides external storage for your iPad, iPhone

The Wi-Drive is a small flash drive that provides external storage for your iOS device.

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.

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.

MacBook Air SSD upgrade provides big storage, mixed speed results

If you can afford it, OWC offers storage upgrades to the mid-2010 MacBook Air. The Mercury Aura Pro Express is available in capacities ranging from 180GB for $470 to a 480GB model for $1580, which is $20 less than the price of the high-end 13-inch MacBook Air with 256GB of flash memory.

Lok-It Pocket Drive

Keypad PIN entry along with AES 256-bit hardware encryption make this flash drive a solid choice for keeping data protected on the go.

IronKey Personal S200

The IronKey Personal S200 secure flash drive uses hardware encryption, eliminating the need to run software on a PC and put your data at potential risk.

Western Digital SiliconEdge Blue 256GB

Though the SiliconEdge Blue solid-state drive was fast and consistent over time, it wasn’t as fast (and it has a shorter warranty) as other SSDs we’ve tested.