Don't-Miss Storage Stories

Online backup services

Glenn Fleishman looks at seven Web services that let you back up your files over the Internet.

Rocstor Airhawk A9

If the hard drive market is nothing but a sea of similarly priced gray boxes, then Rocstor’s Airhawk A9 is something of an anomaly.

Iomega eGo Mac Edition 500GB

Known for its iconic sleek designs, Iomega updated to the eGo hard-drive line with improved speeds and more versatile connectivity.

HP MediaSmart Server LX195

HP’s MediaSmart Server LX195 is a very cleverly designed home media server, but you need Windows to get it up and running and for continued maintenance.

Promise Technology SmartStor NS4600

The upgradeable, RAID-configurable, and feature rich SmartStor NS4600 is a high-end home media server ideal for home or office settings.

LaCie d2 Network

LaCie's d2 Network is surprisingly versatile, feature rich, and an easy to understand unit you can use to store media files so that they are available to everyone on your home network.

Western Digital My Book World Edition

Users will enjoy the simplicity of the My Book World Edition. Its intuitive interface and stripped down menus make it a cinch to pick up and use as a home media server.

Iomega Home Media Network Hard Drive

Home media servers like Iomega's Home Media Network Hard Drive are Network Attached Storage (NAS) devices that provide a centralized location on a network to store your videos, audios, and photos.

Western Digital My Book Mac Edition 1TB

The My Book Mac Edition offers a roomy amount of storage space at an affordable price.

Data Locker Pro AES

Data Locker ensures that your data remains secure from hackers and unwanted intrusions, though you’ll have to make some compromises.

BackupLoupe 1.4

BackupLoupe lets you browse your Time Machine backups, showing you exactly what was backed up, and how much data was copied, at each event.

EZQuest Thunder Pro A/V Quad Interface 1TB

The Thunder Drive’s comparatively faster transfer rates make it ideally fitted to back up large amounts of music, video, and photos.

Verbatim 1TB Professional Quad-Interface Desktop Hard Drive

Verbatim’s 1TB Professional Quad-Interface Desktop Hard Drive is a speedy, chic, high-end desktop drive with an affordable price tag.