Items tagged with External HDD

The flurry of product announcement for CES 2015 have just kicked off and Seagate is looking to turn more than a few heads with its new 'Seven' external USB 3.0 hard drive. The Seven name is significant, as the drive measures just 7mm thick, making is thinner than most of today’s flagship smartphones on the market.  But why would Seagate throw so much engineering effort behind a device that many people simply toss in their laptop bag as they jet off for their next business trip? The Seven is more of a celebration of Seagate’s storied 35-year history of producing hard drives.  “Seagate... Read more...
Sure, Intel isn't quite ready to dive into USB 3.0 territory with its chipsets, but that hasn't stopped computer peripheral makers from launching SuperSpeed devices nonetheless. The latest comes from Samsung, which just unveiled its S2 Portable 3.0. This sleek and spunky 2.5-inch external drive is built for speed, and as such it comes configured with an on-board SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface and a 7200RPM spindle speed. "As digital content continues to evolve from standard definition to HD and now 3D content, we expect the demand for high performance external HDDs to increase, especially among IT... Read more...
Other World Computing's Mercury line has been around for what feels like years now, and as far back as we can remember, the crew  has looked like this. Taking a note from LaCie on "if ain't broke, don't fix it," the company is instead choosing to simply upgrade the capacity and features while keeping the look the same. The latest on-the-go storage solution is said to be able to hold up to 250 DVDs, half a billion photos or more MP3 than you'll ever have time to listen to in this life.Officially called the OWC Mercury On-The-Go Pro, this portable hard drive contains a 500GB 7200RPM HDD and... Read more...
Hey folks, it's really late... really. The last batch of this weekend's news is ready, and we'll have more in about 10 hours, so stay tuned. Goodnight! Samsung SE-W164 DVD Writer @ Bytesector "Today we're taking Samsung's SE-W164 external DVD burner for a spin (no pun intended). The competition is extremely tight, so many different companies are pushing drives with new features and improved capabilities; sometimes you have to wonder about false promises. Will Samsung's latest external hard drive, the SE-W164, deliver on the rated speeds? Is the drive consistent? Is it just as capable as an... Read more...