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Review: The Drobo Mini is all about ease of use

And if ease of use is what you're looking for, you're golden. But if you need a top-performing RAID enclosure, the Drobo Mini is not the droid you're looking for.

Rapid Review: Drobo Mini makes protected storage a snap

Push in some spare drives like you're popping a SIM card into a phone. This little enclosure does the rest.

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Review: iXpand Flash Drive adds easy-to-use extra storage to your iPad and iPhone

Bring some extra movies to watch on the plane? Offload vacation photos so you can shoot more? No problem.

Rapid Review: SanDisk's iXpand is your iPhone's new travel buddy

Offload photos to free up space on your iPhone, or pack the drive with movies you don't have to reformat for your iPad.

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What's eating up your hard drive? These 5 utilities tell all

No matter how slimmed down you believe your Mac's hard drive to be there are likely large files consuming space you could use for better things. These tools ferret out those files.

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LaCie 2big Thunderbolt 2 review: Updated drive can't take full advantage of its fastest connection

The performance capability of Thunderbolt 2 is lost on an external storage solution sporting two HDD's.

StorageStatus

StorageStatus review: Be a little smarter about how you use your storage

StorageStatus provides menubar access to information about your attached storage device.

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Disk Diag review: Get rid of unnecessary space-hogging files on your hard drive

If you’ve got a capacious drive overrun with unwanted hangers-on, Disk Diag offers a fast, friendly way to evict them.

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Cloud Commander review: A sanity-saving single point of access to your cloud storage

This Mac app makes it a lot easier to access your files from Dropbox, Box, OneDrive, Google Drive, and other online storage services.

Oyen Digital Shadow Mini

Oyen Digital Shadow Mini review: a $600 1TB portable SSD that's a great deal

The Shadow Mini might cost a lot less than other 1TB portable solid-state drives out there, yet performance is fantastic.

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.

OWC's ThunderBay IV Locked

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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Kingston MobileLite Wireless review: SD card reader for your iPad or iPhone

Running out of storage space on your iOS device? You can use an SD card and this wireless reader to supplement your storage.