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Create Your Own Offline Wikipedia with BytePac

on Wednesday, April 11th, 2012

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 usRead More…


Seagate GoFlex Thunderbolt Adapter Review

on Friday, February 17th, 2012

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. Read More…

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Buffalo TeraStation Pro Quad TS-QVH8.0TL/R6 Review

By: Brett Cooper
on Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

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 andRead More…


StarTech SATDOCK4U3RE 4 Bay USB 3.0 eSATA to SATA Standalone 1:3 Hard Drive Duplicator Dock Review

By: James Goforth
on Saturday, December 10th, 2011
Posted in: Computer Gear, Reviews

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 3Read More…


Protect and Access Your Data from Anywhere with my-Ditto

on Thursday, December 1st, 2011

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 theRead More…


Easy and Smart Hard Drive Storage from BytePac

on Monday, October 17th, 2011

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 connectionRead More…


Store Your Data in Retro Style

on Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

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.  YouRead More…


Send Your Data Back(ed Up) To the Future

on Thursday, December 2nd, 2010

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 theRead More…