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MiniSwap/U3 review: FirmTek's drive enclosure an impressive speedster

The miniSwap/U3 is a USB 3 drive enclosure that's easy to use and fast.

LaCie P'9223 review: Porsche design and 120GB SSD at a decent price

The 120GB external SSD designed by Porche is a better deal than you think, and offers fast external storage in a good looking package.

G-Dock ev review: Thunderbolt speed compromised by dock's slow hard drives

While the G-Dock ev put some consideration into the design of this storage device, its performance isn't what it could be.

What to do about a failing hard drive

You happen to fire up Disk Utility and -- whu oh! -- you see that your hard drive has failed a diagnostic test. What do you do? Don't panic, says Chris Breen. But start planning for a replacement drive.

Connected Data announces Transporter 2.0

The manufacturer of the Transporter personal cloud-based storage device has announced a major software update.

Improve performance with a hard drive upgrade

Alloystory asked the Laptops forum about speeding up a PC by replacing the hard drive with something faster.

on pcworld.com

Review: Aegis Bio 3.0 hard drive ideal for security conscious users

Apricorn’s Aegis Bio 3.0 pairs solid performance with enhanced security features to create a nice, all-around external hard drive.

Review: Apricorn's Aegis Bio makes securing your data finger-swipe simple

This 1TB USB hard drive secures your data with an onboard biometric finger scanner.

on pcworld.com

The Week in Mac Accessories: You should see our USBs!

If you're looking for the latest USB 3.0 technology (including the hubbiest hub ever) look no further than the latest Mac-accessory roundup. Also: cases, key covers, adapter holders, super docks, air filters, and even a backpack.

Mac Gems: Disk Doctor 2.1 frees up storage space on your Mac

Running out of drive space? You can sort through your drive yourself to find files to dump--or you can save some time by using Disk Doctor.