Don't-Miss Storage Stories
Synology's Disk Station DS409slim is a good idea, but it is a long way from being a consumer-friendly network-attached storage unit.
SimplyDisk is an easy-to-use utility for creating custom disk images and discs for distributing software and other content.
The MCE 8x Blu-ray Disc External Recordable Drive is a relatively speedy optical drive. If you intend to use the drive with USB, it’s worth a look.
The MiniStation Metro gains an innovative design, but loses at bit in terms of performance.
Though it won’t set any speed records, the FastMac External Slimline USB 2.0 BD-R 4X Optical Drive is a dependable performer. Bus-powered and compact, this portable burner should appeal to mobile users interested in burning Blu-ray and other discs.
SD memory card wirelessly transfers pics from your camera to your iPhoto library.
If you’re looking to add an external optical drive to your Mac, the LaCie d2 Blu-ray Professional BD-R, BD-RE Drive is worth considering, especially if you have other LaCie d2 drives on your desktop.
The high-performance and high price tag of the VR mini RAID array make this a great fit for audio/visual professional
If you’re looking for a new optical drive, and one that can burn high definition Blu-ray movies as well, OWC’s Mercury Pro 8X Blu-ray Pioneer BDR-203 External drive is worth a look.
The MediaStation 8X External Blu-ray Writer may not be the prettiest, but it gets the job done the fastest.
Like an airplane’s black box, the ioSafe solo ensures your data will be kept safe even when confronted with disastrous conditions.
The Eye-Fi Pro is an SD memory card that provides the option of transferring pictures without cables or card readers to your computer or to an online photo sharing Web site.
The Rocpro 850 500GB is a solid performer in our benchmarking tests and is further recommended by a strong warranty and a competitive price.