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We told you about the BytePac hard drive enclosure system late last year.  With BytePac, you can use internal hard disk drives as external drives in the BytePac cardboard enclosures and the disk connection kit, or you can even archive a series of hard drives in the cardboard enclosures.  Now, BytePac wants to tell us [...]

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I reviewed a Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex Ultra-Portable Drive and eSATA Upgrade Cable  a while ago (see related posts for a link to the review), and I've been using the drive since.  I replaced my Dell computer with a MacBook since that review, so I can no longer use the eSATA cable with the external disk.  [...]

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The Gadgeteer was asked by the team at Buffalo Technology, makers of wireless networking, NAS, and all around good gadgets for the hi-tech home and business, to review one of their latest NAS products, the Buffalo TeraStation Pro Quad - TS-QVH8.0TL/R6.   The Buffalo TeraStation Pro Quad is positioned for storing and protecting the small and [...]

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When it comes to being able to duplicate hard drives efficiently StarTech has been on the cutting edge of that technology.  I was recently given the opportunity to review StarTech’s new 1:3 Standalone SATA/IDE Hard Drive Duplicator Dock.  This dock is perfect for anyone who has the need to duplicate one hard drive onto 3 [...]

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With the my-Ditto from Dane-Elec, you'll have access to your files from anywhere.  It's flexible and powerful enough for personal or business use.  Simply connect the my-Ditto to the router, plug the provided key (looks like a USB flash drive) into a PC or Mac and wait while your files are backed up to the [...]

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BytePac, a company based in Germany, offers a new way to enclose and even archive hard disk drives.  Internal drives are cheaper than external drives, but you can't use them unless they can fit into your computer or you have a some sort of case and connector.  The BytePac Kit comes with a SATA/USB connection [...]

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An Etsy store called 8BitMemory converts old NES games into external hard drives.  They use Toshiba 2.5" drives for the conversion.  You can get a 500GB for $129.99, 750GB for $149.99, or a 1TB drive for $179.99.  These drives are fully USB-powered.  A Star Wars game is shown here, but many others are available.  You [...]

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You'll never see a cooler external drive than this 1:18 scale model DeLorean Time Machine Hard Drive from Flash Rods.  This highly-detailed stainless steel replica of  the time machine in the Back to the Future movies conceals a hard drive inside.  The hood and gull-wing doors open, and it has the fusion reactor on the [...]

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