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G-Drive Slim SSD 500GB review: Speedy storage at a reasonable price

External drives are getting faster, smaller and larger in storage capacity every year. With so many options to choose from, it can be difficult to narrow down the right one for you. The G-Drive Slim SSD by G-Technology has a few things going for it: a nice design, fast storage, a light/compact form factor and […]

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My Passport SSD from WD: Fast data storage in your pocket

This article has been sponsored by Western Digital. (All opinions remain our own.) It’s crazy to think that I can now fit 1TB of blazing-fast digital storage in my pocket. It’s not so long ago that a 2GB USB stick felt like a luxury! Now Western Digital may be late to the portable SSD game, […]

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iStorage diskAshur Pro hard drive review: PIN-protected, portable storage

The Good: The diskAshur Pro has an unassuming design (which is good in this case), good layers of security and is easy to use. The Bad: It will cost you significantly more than a standard USB 3.0 hard drive, but that’s the price for extra security. The Bottom Line: If the Cloud or a personal hard drive doesn’t […]

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How to back up external hard drives with Time Machine on Mac OS X

Even though my Mac Mini has 250GB of very fast SSD storage, I rely on my external Brinell SSD to store my large video files. It frees my Mac’s internal storage and allows me to grab the drive if I ever want to work away from my desk. Of course, as with any important files, I like to […]

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WD My Passport Wireless Hard Drive Review

The Good: Strong plastic build and the SD card slot makes it nice and easy to offload media. Works really well as a backup drive for your smartphone & tablet content too. The Bad: The app needs work. Viewing photos can be a real pain with very slow speeds. The Bottom Line: As a backup device or […]

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Toshiba TransMemory ID USB Stick (64GB) Review

The Good: Impressive read performance of over 130 MB/s, with a simplistic design. Also comes with a 5 year warranty. The Bad: The TransMemory USB stick’s write performance isn’t great for a USB 3.0 drive, at under 15 MB/s. The Bottom Line: Despite its low write performance, a price tag under £30 makes the Toshiba TransMemory USB a decent purchase. Toshiba has […]

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Seagate Central (4TB) NAS Drive Review

The Seagate Central is basically a single hard drive that’s linked to your home network — also known as Network Attached Storage — providing you and the rest of your family with a quick and easy way to store your digital content in a single place.

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WD Launches My Passport Wireless: A Wireless Hard Drive With Up To 2TB Of Storage

Western Digital make some really great portable hard drives, and particularly with their most recent My Passport Pro — a Thunderbolt drive targeted at creative professionals — I was really impressed by the solid build and speedy performance on offer.

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Brinell External SSD Review: Premium Design & Powerful Performance

A hard drive is unlikely to be the best looking device or accessory you’ll ever pull out of your bag, but this external SSD by a German brand called Brinell is certain to change that.

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WD My Passport Pro (4TB) Review: Powerful Thunderbolt Performance On The Go

Designed with creative professionals in mind, My Passport Pro’s dual-drive setup packs super-fast Thunderbolt performance — around 230 MB/s read & write speeds according to WD