LaCie Little Big Disk Thunderbolt Series now available

If you’ve been waiting for a Thunderbolt-capable external hard disk for your Mac – good news, because LaCie has announced that its Little Big Disk Thunderbolt Series is now available for purchase. The first in the series of portable hard disks that take full advantage of your Thunderbolt connection, the Little Big Disk Thunderbolt Series are designed for demanding tasks such as video editing, making quick full system backups and […]


Samsung to release new SuperSpeed USB 3.0 external hard drives

Samsung has just announced a new family of hard disk drives that will be adopting the SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface. With the ability to transfer data at up to 5 Gb/s – 10 times the data transfer rate of USB 2.0, it will let users move a 25GB full HD movie in just four minutes. The M2 Portable will be an entry-level model and the C2 Portable 3.0 will be […]


Apple might create rechargeable external battery pack

Apple might have plans to create an external battery pack that can recharge your devices even if it’s not plugged in. According to the latest patents revealed this week, Apple has filed for something called “Power Adapter with Internal Battery”. The patent describes a wall charger that has an integrated battery pack to allow users to charge their devices even when they’re not next to a wall socket. While the […]


Western Digital introduces 6TB My Book Studio Edition II external hard disk drive

Western Digital has just introduced to the world the My Book Studio Edition II. This dual-drive storage system has an enormous storage capacity of 6 terabytes (TB) and has been designed with creative professionals and Mac enthusiasts in mind: folks who use their computers to create, store, edit and archive large HD video and photo files. Though, nobody’s stopping you from using it as a huge drive to store your […]


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Toshiba STOR.E ART 4 external hard disk drives are colorful

Toshiba has just introduced some new external hard drives under a new line called STOR.E ART 4. What the name means, we have no clue (Story art 4, perhaps?), but what we do know is that they will come in five colors (red, green, blue, white and silver) and each color denotes a different storage capacity. The 2.5″ drives will come in 500GB (red), 640GB (green), 750GB (blue), 1TB (white) […]


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 […]


Classic video game cartridges turned into external hard drives

A seller going by the name of 8Bir Memory on the DIY store Etsy.com, has started selling old Super Nintendo game cartridges modified into external hard disk drives. The epitome of nerdiness? You bet. And we’re loving it. He has converted classic titles such as Star Wars, Metroid, the Legend of Zelda, Mega Man 2 into useful hard disk drives. Besides looking good, the cartridges disguise the fact that they […]


Samsung announces USB 3.0 external hard disk drives

[CES 2011] As USB 3.0 gradually becomes the standard input port on our computers, we’ll start seeing more USB 3.0 devices on the market – after all, who would say no to faster transfer speeds especially when it comes to hard disk drives? USB 3.0 provides data transfer rates of up to 5 gigabits per second, allowing users to transfer a 25GB HD movie in just 4 minutes, compared with […]