WD My Passport Ultra: Think Local Act Dropbox

Local storage is all well and good until a flash flood sweeps through your home or a thief makes off with all your tech goodies; cloud-based storage also has its drawbacks, should you lose your connection to the Web or if Amazon’s servers suddenly collapse under the weight of all your holiday snaps. It’s perhaps … Continue reading WD My Passport Ultra: Think Local Act Dropbox

Connected Data’s Transporter: Off-Cloud Social Storage

There’s a lot to be said for the magic of the modern age. At the touch of a button everything I say or do can be transmitted across the world to an audiences of tens. And “cloud” storage has created an impressive array of possibilities for people or small businesses who want to access all … Continue reading Connected Data’s Transporter: Off-Cloud Social Storage

Seagate Wireless Plus: Hard drives built for the road

In the materialistic world of gadgets it’s important to remember that you can’t take it with you when you go. The world of portable storage however, begs to differ and Seagate’s new Wireless Plus mobile storage device even wants to bring your friends and family to the party. I’ve always enjoyed companies innovating around limitations. … Continue reading Seagate Wireless Plus: Hard drives built for the road

Buffalo MiniStation: Portable hard-as-nails drive

Buffalo Technology has announced the launch of the MiniStation Extreme – a US Military Standard, compact and sophisticated high performance portable hard drive. That’s going to be pretty damn tough, then. The MiniStation Extreme combines USB 3.0 and Buffalo TurboPC EX providing data transfer speeds of up to 5G bits per second (bps) making it … Continue reading Buffalo MiniStation: Portable hard-as-nails drive

Plextor PX256M2S SSD review

Harddrives ain’t the most glamorous of components; no matter how large or fast they get. SSD harddrives have injected a bit of glamour into the market by dramatically increasing performance, but they’re usually dismissed as toys of rich gamin’ playboys. Then one – the Plextor PX256M2S – landed on our desks and we changed our … Continue reading Plextor PX256M2S SSD review

LaCie Porsche design Mobile and Desktop Hard Drives

The brand name Porsche immediately conjures up thoughts of lavishness and luxury, so when Porsche Design – the luxury brand with a focus on technically inspired products – team up with LaCie –  a leading manufacturer of storage devices for PC, Apple and Linux that has always prided itself through ‘sleek design and remarkable technical … Continue reading LaCie Porsche design Mobile and Desktop Hard Drives

GoFlex Satellite Mobile Wireless Storage

Seagate – a global leader in hard disk devices and storage solutions – seems to be going from strength to strength, as not only is the company significantly expanding and strengthening strategic relationships with ‘big boys’ such as Samsung, but it is also creating remarkably innovative products within the world of digital data storage, most … Continue reading GoFlex Satellite Mobile Wireless Storage

Seagate GoFlex Slim hard drive

How many files are clogging up your space on your laptop? Applications, programs, movies and music. They all take up valuable space especially bluray movies. A lot of people combat this problem by having a portable drive. The benefits of this are not only having space freed up but files on the go. Visiting a … Continue reading Seagate GoFlex Slim hard drive