Hard Drive Enclosures

HyperMac’s external hard drive enclosure for iPad hands-on

December 30, 2016

HyperMac is known more for its power-extending solutions than its other peripherals, but this still-unannounced iPad external hard drive enclosure we spotted at the company’s booth is certainly interesting. Capable of accepting a standard 2.5-inch hard drive, the brushed metal box has two miniUSB ports around back — one to connect to your computer, and […]

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Sanho announces new HyperDrive line-up, still enough storage for your Frank Zappa discography

December 30, 2016

Surely you remember Sanho’s HyperDrive lineup — ya know, the only portable HDD that plays nicely with the iPad? Well, if you don’t dig the $249 entry level price, you’re in luck. The company just announced a bunch of new HDDs for you to take with you and your iPad on that road trip you’ve […]

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Western Digital Nomad case protects your My Passport drive from falls, spills, and curious lizards

December 30, 2016

It’s possible — likely, even — that you’re reading this while jumping out of a plane, wrestling a mountain lion, or having some equally hardcore adventure. If so, you’re just the type of active consumer Western Digital’s courting with its Nomad case. Designed for the My Passport external hard drive line, it combines a hard […]

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Seagate plays the 4TB card with its GoFlex Desk external HDD, shipping now for $250

December 30, 2016

That tangled mess of a backup solution feeling a little cramped? Yeah, join the crowd. Seagate’s looking to give you a dash of capaciousness — a dash that you could desperately used — with its newest desktop HDD. The GoFlex Desk line is about as sleek as it gets for a non-mobile drive, with 1/2/3/4TB […]

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Buffalo adds super secure DriveStation Axis Velocity and rugged MiniStation Extreme USB 3.0 storage lineup

December 30, 2016

The MiniStation Extreme and DriveStation Axis Velocity aren’t exactly ground-breaking products, but they’re certainly nice additions to Buffalo’s lineup of USB 3.0-packing storage solutions. The Axis Velocity is a pretty standard external drive for a desktop, with platters inside it spinning at 7,200 RPM. What sets it apart from a good chunk of the crowd […]

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Seagate GoFlex Cinema puts up to 3TB of media files at your TV’s disposal

December 30, 2016

Seagate’s latest addition to its GoFlex line of hard drives is dubbed the Cinema and, as you’ve probably guessed, it’s designed to hook up to your home entertainment system. Inside is a set of spinning platters up to 3TB in size, and around back are HDMI, composite, and S/PDIF hookups. This isn’t just some hard […]

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LaCie 2big Thunderbolt series available now in 4TB and 6TB sizes

December 30, 2016

The aluminum-encased 2big has arrived, with its (up to) 311 MB/s transfer rates scorching the ground behind it. With hot-swappable disks and dual Thunderbolt ports for daisy chaining, the Portal-esque 2big is on sale now from LaCie’s online store with a three-year warranty. Prices start from $649 for 4TB, moving up to $799 for 6TB. […]

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Western Digital unveils new My Passport portable hard drives, upgrades visa to 2TB

December 30, 2016

Sure, six terabytes of storage might seem like hot stuff, but Western Digital’s stackable MyBook Thunderbolt Duo drives aren’t exactly portable. Lucky for you and your massive photo, music and film collections, WD’s My Passport drive just crossed the 2TB border. At $250, this USB 3.0 storage sanctum claims to be the first — and […]

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LaCie’s Rugged USB 3.0 Thunderbolt: fast portable storage that can take a beating

December 30, 2016

LaCie’s no stranger to kicking out portable HDDs that are a-okay with getting kicked around, and the Rugged USB 3.0 Thunderbolt Series is no exception. As the extended title implies, this one is equipped to transfer files via USB 3.0 or Thunderbolt, and it’ll play nice with Mac and Windows platforms. The LaCie Rugged SSD […]

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Engadget Giveaway: win one of two ioSafe SOLO G3 rugged external hard drives!

December 30, 2016

External hard drives are handy, but there’s always a concern that something may happen to it that would cause all of your docs, movies, precious memories and other files to all go poof in an instant. ioSafe’s certainly made a name for itself in these kinds of situations, crafting a lineup of products that offer […]

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