External hard drive

Apricorn Aegis Fortress L3 – USB 3.1 / 3.2 Portable Drive review

REVIEW – When I am on location for a photo or video shoot, I have a strict practice of backing up all of my media before I leave so that I have redundancy just in case of any mishap. For years I have done this using portable hard drives that have been plug and play …

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SecureDrive BT hardware encrypted external portable hard drive review

REVIEW – Bluetooth – it seems like it’s everywhere now. How does the SecureDrive BT hardware encrypted external portable hard drive utilize Bluetooth and your mobile device for drive security? Let’s find out! What is it? The SecureDrive BT hardware encrypted external portable hard drive is a USB hard drive that uses your mobile device …

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SecureDrive KP hardware encrypted external portable harddrive review

REVIEW – I’ve been into computing for many years and I’ve collected a good amount of data that has to be kept secure. When the opportunity to review the SecureDrive came along, I figured this would be a good time to implement even better security than I previously had. What is it? The SecureDrive KP …

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iStorage DiskAshur Pro2 portable encrypted hard drive review

REVIEW – Whenever I use any device that is connected to any computer or in any way to the internet, security is always on my mind. Whether I am trying to keep data confidential or to prevent the erroneous deletion or editing of records, I have always wanted a simple control methodology and device all incorporated …

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Thermaltake BlacX Duet External Hard Drive Enclosure Docking Station is convenience at its best

Photographers and videographers alike usually have a need for a large amount of data storage. Depending on your workflow, you might be like me and have numerous SSD drives for several projects that you access quite frequently, and therefore they are always within reach. You may also have some legacy 5 ¼ drives. While the …

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iStorage diskAshur2 1TB SSD Encrypted Portable Drive review

About a month ago I reviewed the datAshur PRO password protected flash drive from iStorage. I was so happy with the datAshur PRO that I am now following up with a review of the 1TB capacity diskAshur2  Solid State Drive.  We are all aware of the risks of our data falling into the wrong hands.  Whether …

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OWC offers new hot-swappable Drive Dock

Other World Computing has added a new version of their Drive Dock to their product line. The new Drive Dock is Mac and PC compatible and features a USB 3.1 Gen 1 interface, two drive bays that can accept both 2.5″ and 3.5″ bare SATA drives up to 10TB and greater with high-performance read speeds …

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Seagate Backup Plus Drive 4TB review

If you have used computers for any length of time, you have experienced it.  Your computer hard drive or your cellphone dies for one reason or another, and all your files are gone, including all those photos and videos you painstakingly organized into those little yellow folders.  In fact, if you are me, that has …

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This beautiful silver sphere is a 1TB USB 3.0 hard drive

The LaCie Sphere – designed, handcrafted, and silver plated by Cristofle’s workshop in France – is a 1TB USB 3.0 hard drive that is stunning as well as practical. It comes with a software suite that will allow you to set up automatic backups for your computer (PC and Mac) and ensure that your files …

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Western Digital My Passport Ultra 2 TB portable external hard drive review

As our gadgets become increasingly mobile, we become more and more reliant on the cloud. In the past two years I myself have purchased a Chromebook and a laptop with limited storage, geared toward cloud utilization. As convenient as the cloud is, there are times when a more traditional storage solution is required. In my …

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Mo space + mo power = the Mophie Spacestation

Being an iPhone and iPad user over the past 4 years, the one thing that I have found is that I tend to run up against the file storage limitations of those devices. I especially find it an issue when trying to edit movies or music on the road. Mophie, a company we know at The …

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Buffalo MiniStation Air wireless mobile storage review

One of the shortcomings of my smartphone is the limited storage.  The Moto G I purchased has 8 GB and is not expandable, making it hard to carry around my media and files.  I’ve moved some music and photos to cloud storage that can be streamed, but then I’m liable to exceed my data plan …

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Create Your Own Offline Wikipedia with BytePac

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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