Toshiba refreshes Canvio 3.0, Canvio Basics 3.0 external hard drives

Today Toshiba outed an update to their series of external hard drives, the Canvio 3.0. If the name sounds familiar, it’s because it wasn’t too long ago that Toshiba released the Canvio 3.0, and it doesn’t look like this refresh will be bringing anything new to the table, unless of course you’re a firm believer and user of cloud storage.


Apricorn SATA Wire Notebook Hard Drive Upgrade Kit gets USB 3.0 interface

Apricorn’s latest SATA Wire Notebook Hard Drive Upgrade Kit has just gotten a kick in the butt – with a spanking new USB 3.0 interface, of course. We all know how USB 3.0 kicks USB 2.0’s ass ten ways to Sunday, and we’re sure that no one would deny data transfer speeds that are up to 10x faster compared to standard USB 2.0 connections. Good thing this Speedy Gonzales of […]


Apple may be considering incorporating USB 3.0 (Rumor)

Apple has always liked doing things their way, which can be a good or bad thing depending on how you look at it. On one hand, by doing their own thing Apple has managed to set themselves apart from the rest of the pack, but on the other hand certain aspects have caused some of their users a bit of headache. For example when the first iPod was released it […]


USB promoter group announces USB OTG 3.0

USB devices have usually been associated with devices that connect to our computers such as flash drives, external hard drives, smartphones, tablets, cameras, etc. But what about those times when lugging around a laptop is not convenient, for example a photographer during a wedding who needs to quickly transfer photos out of his memory card and get ready for the next shot? Now it seems that SuperSpeed, the USB promoter […]


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HighPoint RocketU Quad USB 3.0 PCI-E card for Mac Pro

While the PC world has gone and busied themselves by making sure that their latest offerings come with USB 3.0 ports, Apple has instead opted to go a different route with Intel’s Thunderbolt technology. The lack of Thunderbolt peripherals is a bit disappointing, and let’s not forget that the ones available are commanding premium prices, but if you own a Mac Pro, which has yet to feature the Thunderbolt technology, […]


Phottix Turbo USB 3.0 Ultra Speed Card Reader available

Tired of all the slow data transfer speeds when you’re using an external memory card reader to grab stuff off your SD cards? Phottix has an answer to that in the form of its new USB memory card reader. While most external memory card readers usually use USB 2.0 to transfer data from the cards to your computer (and vice versa), its new memory card reader uses USB 3.0 instead, […]


A-Data SH14 rugged external hard drive

One of the reasons people get external hard drives is so that they can carry them around and bring them wherever they go. Naturally all this back and forth will more than likely result in the occasional drop of the hard drive, which can be cringe-worthy, especially if it’s from a great height.


Roland TR-808 miniature replica 8GB USB flash drive

Musicians and producers should be familiar with the classic Roland TR-808 Rhythm Composer. It was one of the first programmable drum machines that was introduced in the early 1980’s and has since been retired as a legend and an icon. While we’re not sure where you will be able to get your hands on any remaining Roland TR-808’s, perhaps these Roland TR-808 replica flash drives ought to do.


Kingston FCR-H3 USB 3.0 Media Reader launched

Given the times that we live in, it is not surprising to see people owning a wide variety of gadgets – from tablets, smartphones, ebook readers, digital cameras, MP3 players, portable gaming consoles, etc. Along with the plethora of gadgets comes a variety of different formats of storage which can range from SD cards, microSD cards and CF cards which means that when we want to transfer the data on […]


USRobotics launches USR8420 All-in-One USB 3.0 Card Reader/Writer

Memory cards are aplenty these days, and depending on our devices, we can own several different types of memory cards, ranging from microSD cards for our smartphones and tablets, to SD cards for our digital cameras, with some DSLR cameras using Compact Flash cards as well. With so many different types of cards, we would require a card reader, and thanks to all-in-one USB card readers, we would only need […]


Green-House unveils three new USB 3.0 external SSDs

Looking for an external hard drive? It looks like Japanese company Green-House will be coming out with three new models of external SSDs (solid state drives) by the end of the month. Unfortunately it looks like they will only be available in Japan, however if you can somehow get one imported, we think you might be pleased with what it has to offer.They come in three sizes – 64GB, 128GB […]


Logitec Japan’s new external hard drives are “silent”

If the sound of your external hard drive really bothers you, or perhaps you were hoping to get your hands on a set of new external hard drives with USB 3.0 support, then Logitec’s latest addition to their “Master Series of Japan” external hard drives might be something worth checking out.


Porsche and LaCie team up to deliver USB 3.0 hard drives

LaCie has been well known to churn out hard drive models that not only look good, but are speed demons in their own right (and time) as well. The latest bunch of hard drive models to emerge from LaCie’s stable received some help from Porsche – the German-based automaker that rolls out extremely desirable sports cars, resulting in the expansion of the exclusive P´9000 electronics category, which would see the […]


Super Talent’s USB 3.0 Express RC8 Looks Like A Thumb Drive, But Performs Like An SSD

Ever wanted to own a USB flash drive that could potentially achieve 270MB/s reads and 240MB/s writes? If you do, then it looks like Super Talent’s USB 3.0 Express RC8 could just be the device you’re looking for. The flash drive is powered by the SandForce SSD processor which brings several features to the flash drive that is typically found only on first tier SSD products. It also allows for the […]