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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.

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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.

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Monster Digital OverDrive Thunderbolt review: a 1TB portable SSD for a reasonable price

Known for its pricey cables, Monster Product's Monster Digital division specializes in storage devices. Its Overdrive Thunderbolt is an impressive performer.

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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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.

Western Digital My Passport Pro

Expo Notes: Western Digital reveals new Thunderbolt-powered My Passport Pro

WD's latest portable drive has two drive mechanisms configured as a RAID 1 or 0 and a built-in Thunderbolt cable.

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The Week in Mac Accessories: Thunderstruck!

Our latest roundup of Mac accessories includes all sorts of ways to put your Mac's Thunderbolt connections to work, plus bags for your laptop and gear for connecting and recording.

How to (and why not to) combine external drives into a RAID

A reader wonders if he'd see a great benefit from combining two external USB drives into a single RAID set. Chris Breen replies with a firm "Nah."

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Advice from an Apple Tech: How to replace the optical drive in a Unibody MacBook Pro with a second hard drive

Don't use the optical drive in your Unibody MacBook Pro anymore? Put that space in your laptop to better use by replacing the optical drive with a hard drive or SSD.

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The Week in Mac Accessories: Batteries up!

This week's roundup of Mac accessories includes batteries that let you keep computing long after the your MacBook is ready to call it a day. We've also got speakers, sleeves, headphones, and more.