Articles about Buffalo

New Buffalo Ruggedized Portable Hard Drive
When it comes to data storage, just how much of a premium do you happen to place on what you have in binary terms? Is your data considered to be invaluable, so much so that you would do all that is in your power to ensure that whatever data you have stashed away will be stored in a tough device that can take its fair amount of punishment? This is […]

LinkStation 200 Is Buffalo's New Network Attached Storage Series (NAS)
[CES 2014] Buffalo is a company known for its wired and wireless networking as well as network and direct attached storage solutions. The company has come with a number of new products at CES 2014, products like a 1TB portable HDD that doubles as a portable charger and Wi-Fi hotspot. The LinkStation 200 is Buffalo’s new series of network storage devices. Using these devices, customers can easily backup data, store, […]

Buffalo MiniStation Air: More Than A Portable Drive
[CES 2014] Smartphone and tablets have changed the way we carry content. People no longer need to carry around discs full of content, they can simply load up their mobile devices. However, these devices offer a limited amount of storage which often isn’t enough. In that case, portable wireless HDDs come in handy. The new Buffalo MiniStation Air is a bonafide wireless HDD, but it does much more than allowing […]

Buffalo AirStation AC 1200 Dual Band Router Brings Support For 802.11AC
[CES 2014] Buffalo came to the International Consumer Electronics Show with a variety of networking and storage products, its got one more up its sleeve. Apart from announcing a portable wireless HDD and network attached storage devices, Buffalo has also unveiled its new wireless networking devices that bring affordable support for the latest 802.11ac wireless standard.The AirStation AC 1200 Dual Band wireless router WHR-116D is one of those devices. The […]


Buffalo DriveStation Carries 1GB RAM As Well
Do you have your fair share of external storage devices considering how we tend to hoard more and more media these days? Well, if you have answered in the affirmative, surely you would have checked out USB 3.0 devices that offer far superior data transfer speeds over regular USB 2.0 hardware, and Buffalo’s got your back with their Buffalo DriveStation DDR. You can say that this is one aptly-named external […]

BuffaloLink DriveStation DDR HDD Enclosure With Huge RAM Cache
[CES 2013] We can’t say that USB HDD enclosures are an area of constant innovation, that’s why this new BuffaloLink DriveStation DDR caught our attention. While most disks come with 32MB or 64MB of cache memory, the BuffaloLink DriveStation DDR adds 1024MB (1GB) of DDR3 RAM memory on top of the internal HDD cache.

Buffalo WZR-1750DHP and WZR-1166DHP routers have new User Interface
[CES 2013] Buffalo is coming up with a couple of new WiFi 11ac routers named Buffalo WZR-1750DHP ($179) and Buffalo WZR-1166DHP ($149). From what we understand, they look very much like the current Buffalo WZR-D1800H in terms of features and performance. However, they will come with Buffalo’s new user interface which makes the most used features (password, guest network… etc) easy to access and setup. Obviously there is still an […]

BuffaloLink Is Buffalo's Web NAS Interface Going Forward
[CES 2013] Buffalo knows that the biggest challenge facing the entire NAS (Network Attached Storage) industry is to figure out how to expand its market from network storage enthusiasts to folks that want network storage but without the administration hassle that is often associated to NAS. To be honest, I’m quite a NAS fan myself, but I don’t really care for opening ports or deal with NAT (network address translation) […]

Buffalo LinkStation 410 and LinkStation 420 Refresh
[CES 2013] Buffalo is coming up with two interesting models that are part of the 2013 refresh of the LinkStation line of network-attached storage (NAS). Both models feature a significant increase in performance (in MB/s) which is mainly due to a new processor (CPU) and a lot more memory. The CPU went from a frequency of 600Mhz to one of 1.6GHz, and the memory went from 64MB (DDR2) to 256MB […]

Buffalo Japan announces external HDD with USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt connectivity
When it comes to external hard drives, at the moment both Macs and PCs have the option of connecting via USB 2.0. PCs also have the advantage of using the USB 3.0 standard which allows for faster transfers, while Macs have Thunderbolt which will also offer faster transfers of data. However if you’re someone that uses both PCs and Macs at home, you might end up having to juggle multiple […]

Buffalo WiFi-AC AirStation WZR-D1800H Router and WLI-H4-D1300 Bridge
Back in December 2011, Broadcom was already promoting WiFi-AC, the next-generation WiFi home wireless network, and in January, Buffalo was demonstrating its WiFi-AC prototypes (based on a Broadcom chip) at CES. Today, Buffalo has just announced two WiFi-AC products: the AirStation WZR-D1800H Router and the WLI-H4-D1300 Bridge. Both are among the very first WiFi-AC products to hit the market, which is not completely surprising, given that Buffalo has a long string […]

Buffalo USB hub makes no "right side up" demands
When it comes to plugging in a USB device, don’t you wish that there was some sort of indicator on the USB plug itself to let you know just which way is “up” without having to peer inside, and making a referential look at the USB port itself? I would have thought that someone might have done something about it, but after hitting USB 3.0 only do we have what […]

Buffalo Demonstrates WiFi AC at CES 2012
[CES 2012] Buffalo Technology is demonstrating 802.11ac or WiFi AC, the next-generation WiFi standard that is designed to push WiFi beyond 1Gbps (1000Mbps), and provide for higher range at the same time. Buffalo is a Japanese company with a history of being edgy when it comes to using the latest technical developments. For example, the company introduced the first Wireless router in 1999 and was the first to put WiFi-N […]

Buffalo 4-port USB 3.0 card benchmarked, looks speedy
Buffalo has done their very own set of benchmarks with their latest release, a USB 3.0 PCI add-on card, and have claimed some rather phenomenal results. In fact, we are looking at read/write speeds that are said to go beyond the 300MB/s mark, now how about that? Of course, this is not the only improvement that they have introduced with their latest device, where they have included a quartet of […]

Buffalo MiniStation Extreme and DriveStation Axis Velocity external hard drives
If you’re in the market for new external hard drives, Buffalo has just announced two new external hard drive models – the MiniStation Extreme and the DriveStation Axis Velocity, both of which will support the USB 3.0 standard, allowing fast transfer rates assuming of course your computer has USB 3.0 ports to begin with.

Buffalo Portable DVD Drive looks sleek and sexy
Rarely do manufacturers take the time to design sleek cases for their peripheral devices, but Buffalo isn’t one of them. The company known for their portable and backup storage solutions has just announced the launch of a new portable DVD drive. Simply called the Buffalo Portable DVD Drive, it is simple as it is stylish, featuring a shiny black surface with a hidden compartment to stow away the USB cable […]

Buffalo DriveStation desktop hard drive
Anything that comes in black and is glossy is more or less certainly able to draw the attention of people, especially when it comes to gadgets and cars. We will look at the former for now, where Buffalo’s DriveStation desktop hard drive allows you to expand storage capacity of any computer or notebook simply by plugging it in via USB. Nice to know that Buffalo has made these available in […]

Buffalo MiniStation portable hard drive
I remember back in the day where a portable hard drive was a luxury item – you never really needed one, and if you did, it was probably meant to be brought over to your mate’s home as he/she had a DSL line to download all the movies and songs that you ever wanted (illegally, of course), only to bring it home for future enjoyment. After all, forbidden fruit always […]

Buffalo MiniStation
The VCR is pretty much dead at this point in time, and manufacturers are now building TVs with the ability to record directly onto externally hard disks. The invention of such technology has led to the appearance of unsightly cables that clutter up your TV cabinet or shelf. Well, Buffalo has come up with a solution to the problem. Called the MiniStation, it is basically an external hard disk that […]

Buffalo DriveStation Goes USB 3.0 All The Way
[ces 2011] Buffalo shipped the first USB 3.0 hard disk in October 2009, and now that USB 3.0 is on the verge of finally hitting the mainstream market, the company is launching three USB 3.0 DriveStation storage devices: The DriveStation Axis, DriveStation Duo and DriveStation Quad.  The latter two are RAID  devices that are more targeted towards small businesses  and professionals. RAID can use several hard disks to either speed […]