This is Stripe, a concept portable hard drive by Industrial product designer Do Kyoung LEE. One look, you know this ain’t no ordinary drive. Ordinary it is not. LEE’s Stripe addresses two thorny issues associated with portable hard drive. First, the shock protection and second, packaging. To address the first concern (i.e. shock protection), LEE proposed a grill-like design made of flexible rubber, as opposite to the rigid plastic used in many so-called rugged portable hard drives. Continue reading Brilliant Concept Portable Hard Drive’s Enclosure Is Also Its Packaging
If looks and performance of a portable hard drive are of equal importance to you, then Seagate own external storage specialist, LaCie, is the go-to brand. It has been a while since we last featured LaCie here and the company’s latest portable storage, LaCie Portable SSD, sure will not disappoint in either department. Aimed squarely at creative professionals who uses MacBook, LaCie Portable SSD is a super thin, ultra compact portable SSD that boasts up to 540 MB/s read and 500 MB/s write speeds, with the looks to kill. OK. Maybe it is not nearly as cool as the last SSD we saw from Samsung, but still, it is a very aesthetically-pleasing device. Continue reading LaCie Outs Super Thin, Portable SSD With USB-C For Creative Professionals
It is not new for handset makers to dish out official accessories for its flagship devices. Huawei is no different, but this time, the China handset maker has taken one step further by introducing a 1 TB backup storage drive for its newly unveiled flagship Huawei Mate 20. Think of the device as the Time Machine for Mate 20. It lets you backup your phone’s files as and when, so in the event that your phone gets stolen, lost, or required to be reset, your files will not be lost. The drive offers a terabyte of storage and it also serves as a charger for your Mate 20 devices. Continue reading Huawei Designed A 1 TB Storage Drive For The New Huawei Mate 20
It has been a long while since we seen any portable storage as ‘sleek’ and this long while has been interrupted by Samsung Portable SSD X5. One look and you will know why. Aesthetically, it is not your typical squared off storage; it has curves that seem to suggest a sports car vibe to it. It appears to be aerodynamic, even though it probably isn’t and it needed none. Continue reading Samsung’s First Thunderbolt 3 Portable SSD: Too Fast, Too Gorgeous
Everyone can be a content creator today. Thanks to social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter, it is easy to advertise your work and attract a large audience. The same can be said for video sharing platforms such as YouTube. The tools you use to produce great content should never impose limitation to your creative process. A great content creator can produce appealing and engaging content using most gadgets available today; some YouTubers even rely on nothing but their iPhone to produce great videos. That said, there are some interesting new gadgets that make producing great content easier. Continue reading Top New Gadgets For Content Creators
Now, this news may not excite everyday people who never had to deal with hundreds of terabytes on daily basis. If you do on personal level, then perhaps you have relook at your illegal stash of digital movies. Nah. Just kidding. Do what pleases you (but no quote me, ever). Anyways, scientists over at IBM Research has revealed that they have developed a prototype sputtered magnetic tape which is capable of packing as much as 330 terabytes of uncompressed data. Continue reading IBM Revealed Prototype Tape Storage That Stores A Mind-bending 330 TB!
Portable storage that touts itself as a media hub isn’t all that new, but this little 2-inch box here, called Fasetto Link, does in a package beyond your wildest imagination. Measuring a mere 2″x 2″x 1″, Fasetto Link comes in three capacities: 256 GB, 512 GB and a whopping 2 TB. But Link isn’t your run-of-the-mill portable hard drive. It is more than just a hard drive slapped with a beautiful enclosure; it packs in a board loaded with a 64-bit octacore processor, 4GB DDR4 RAM, a SSD storage, wireless ac, WiFi 2×2 MIMO, Bluetooth 4.0 LE, a USB Type-C port, and a 1,300 mAh rechargeable battery good for up to 5 hours of streaming, or 2 weeks of standby time. Continue reading This Ultra-compact SSD Is A Storage And Media Hub That Fits In The Pocket
Portable SSD is not new, but as far as Western Digital is concern, it is a very new product. We all know that SSD, or solid state drive, is obviously the future and its proliferation into portable storage inevitable, but don’t ask me why the hard drive giant (and now, also a flash drive giant) did not jump into it sooner. Anyways, they do now with the announcement of the company’s first-ever portable SSD, aptly called My Passport SSD. Duh. So what can you expect from this WD-typical-kind-of-stylish portable SSD that borderlines a flash drive? Continue reading Lets Welcome Western Digital To The World Of Portable SSD
Good news for folks who has one too many terabytes of data to move, Kingston has just unveiled the mother of all USB flash drives (at least for now) called DataTraveler Ultimate Generation Terabyte (GT) that packs up to a whopping 2TB of storage space, thus snagging the title as the world’s highest capacity USB Flash drive! Yes. You heard that right. Two freaking terabytes! Holy smoke! That’s insane and it would be insane on your part too, cos’ if you were lose this precious one (knock on wood), you will probably go bonkers. Continue reading Holy Smoke! Kingston Just Unveiled A USB Flash Drive Packing 2TB!
Cloud storage and local storage solution by the way of portable hard drive have their pros and cons. Cloud is convenient, but you will be at the mercy of connectivity. Hardware solution, on the other hand, will not be at the mercy of connectivity, but you will have to have the physical device with you. Having observe the pros and cons of the two storage solutions, it is a sure fire way of ensuring access to your data anytime, anywhere by marrying the two storage solutions and the Seagate Duet 1TB Portable Hard Drive is one such drive. Continue reading Seagate’s New Duet 1TB Hard Drive Syncs Automatically To Amazon Cloud