Articles about portable hard drive

Toshiba Canvio Slim II Portable External Hard Drive Announced
Toshiba today announced the Canvio Slim II portable external hardware. Measuring only 12.5 mm thick and with storage capacity of up to 1 terabyte, the base model will be available for $114.99.

Western Digital Introduces My Passport Ultra Portable HDD With Dropbox Integration
Western Digital has been manufacturing hard drives for as long as most people can remember, and today, they’re announcing a new line of portable hard drives, their My Passport Ultra.Western Digital’s My Passport Ultra are available in 500GB, 1TB and 2TB storage capacities and are equipped with USB 3.0 connectivity, which allows for a super-fast connection between the portable hard drive and your computer. The My Passport Ultra have WD […]

Iomega launches eGo Mac Edition Portable Hard Drive
Looking to buy a portable hard drive for your Mac computer? You might want to give the new eGo Mac Edition from Iomega a shot – especially if you’re known for having butterfingers. Iomega has just announced its latest Mac-oriented hard drive that is available in large capacities and touted to be extremely durable. The eGo Mac Edition features Drop Guard which is said to let the drive withstand drops […]

Fusion F2QR portable two-drive hardware RAID storage system
Sonnet Technologies has just announced their Fusion F2QR portable two-drive hardware RAID storage system that comes in a tough-as-nails aluminum enclosure which measures roughly the height of two stacked CD cases. Despite being relatively thin, this rather diminutive system will hold a couple of 2.5″ 1TB hard drives, where it draws inspiration from the Fusion F2 which is a portable two-drive RAID SATA storage system.


Verbatim releases colorful Store 'n' Go portable hard drives
It seems like the hot weather puts everybody in the mood to release brightly colored products. Earlier today we had the Commuter Series from OtterBox, and now we’ve got some more colorful products to add to the mix. This time coming from Verbatim, the company has announced the release of its new Caribbean Blue and Hot Pink Store ‘n’ Go portable hard drives.Designed for folks with an eye for eye-catching […]

Sony HD-PG5 portable hard drive plays nice with BRAVIA TV range
Sony seems to have diversified their consumer electronics portfolio with another device known as the Sony HD-PG5 – falling under the portable hard drive category this time around, and what makes this more special than the rest would be its definite compatibility with the BRAVIA TV range. Touted to deliver reliable data storage and expanded home entertainment options, this 500GB portable external hard drive is a speed demon thanks to […]

Samsung S2 Gamers Edition hard drive
OK, so the Samsung S2 portable hard drive has seen quite a fair bit of action in its time, first coming pre-loaded with a Michael Jackson movie, while getting a USB 3.0 update later last year. This time around, Samsung intends to milk this cash cow for all it is worth by offering the Samsung S2 Gamers Edition hard drive, where consumers who decide to pick this up willbe able […]

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 […]

Seagate Unveils Industry's First 1.5TB Portable External Hard Drive
The folks over at Seagate should be pretty happy that the company has just announced the industry’s first 1.5TB portable external drive in the form of the FreeAgent GoFlex Ultra-portable. The drive ships with USB 3.0 connectivity giving you speedy data transfers and is also backwards compatible with USB 2.0 if you’re using the older standard. The drives will be formatted for the Windows NTFS file system by default but […]

Western Digital 500GB My Passport Essential now comes in limited edition designs
Western Digital’s range of portable hard drives, in particular the 500GB My Passport Essential, will now come in limited edition designs thanks to students at California State University, Long Beach’s Industrial Design program. These drives will come in Boom Box, Black Hole, Cityscape, Fuchsia Leaf and Wave decorative patterns which will target students who love standing out from the crowd while looking stylish. All the new drives will play nice […]

Apricorn Aegis Bio comes with biometric authentication and encryption
Apricorn’s Aegis Bio is a series of portable hard drives which feature added security measures in the form of biometric authentication and encryption. Good news for those who have always wanted to have additional storage space to play with will be pleased to know that the 250GB ceiling has been lifted, which means you can now toy with 320GB, 500GB and 640GB capacities. This 2.5″ external hard drive will rely […]

Transcend StoreJet 25D2-W portable hard drive
The Transcend StoreJet 25D2-W is a new portable hard drive which was specially designed to sit down nicely alongside Mac machines. After all, that is what its sleek glossy white finish is for, not to mention certified compatibility with Mac laptop and desktop computers. Targeting fashion-minded Mac enthusiasts, this compact device is not only stylish but rugged and extremely portable, featuring anti-slip rubber feet which offers a stable base when […]

Transcend StoreJet 25D2 portable hard drive
Transcend has rolled out its latest StoreJet 25D2 portable hard drive that comes in a 2.5″ form factor, where it hooks up to your computing machine of your choice via USB 2.0. We would very much have preferred to see it come with USB 3.0 connectivity, but we guess until that platform becomes mainstream, USB 2.0 will still be here at least for a while. Its exterior comes with a […]

Transcend StoreJet 25D3 shockproof portable hard drive
Transcend has just announced its latest 2.5″ StoreJet 25D3 shockproof portable hard drive that is also USB 3.0 compatible, hitting a whopping data transfer speed of up to 90MB/s in real world usage. After all, it is also USB 2.0 compatible so you won’t need to upgrade the rest of your computer systems just yet. When connected in USB 2.0, the LED indicator will appear as orange while USB 3.0 […]