Don't-Miss Storage Stories

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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.

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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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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.

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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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Mountain review: Unmount drives and volumes with a click

It's a small but vexing problem: Every time you move your laptop, you need to unmount any external drives it's attached to. Mountain makes it easier in a simple, but thoroughly customizable, way.

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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Lab tested: The Mac Pro Daisy Chain Challenge

How many storage devices can we connect to a single Mac Pro? Enough to create a 100TB RAID array.

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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.

Promise Pegasus2 R6

Pegasus2 R6 review: Six hard drives, Thunderbolt 2, and a lot of speed

If you have a Mac Pro and need a multi-drive RAID array, Promise's array is the only Thunderbolt 2 box in tow, for now.