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LaCie x Starck Blade Runner Hard Drive

when a product – any product – is touched by a world class designer, you know you are going to see something really awesome and the LaCie x Starck Blade Runner Hard Drive is one such example and it is, of course, touched by the undisputed, world renown designer Philippe Starck. understandably – who else would have such an incredibly, insane and yet beautiful idea? the Blade Runner (not endorsed by the classic sci-fi flick in anyway) features an anthropomorphic metal interior with an angular cage-like exterior and deep within lies a 4TB of hard drive storage with data transfer facilitated by SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface Continue reading LaCie x Starck Blade Runner Hard Drive

LaCie PetiteKey

LaCie PetiteKey
LaCie PetiteKey | from US$14.99 | www.lacie.com

if your idea of a tough USB flash drive is a drive wrapped in heavy steel or thick rubber, then think again. seriously, we are at an advanced technological stage that there’s no reason a toughened up gadget should look ugly. just look at the new LaCie PetiteKey. it is waterproof up to 100 meters and features cap-free connector that could stand up to scratch, ensuring the connector will not be scuffed and render useless. of course, it won’t survive if a tank rolls over it but as far as water and mud or even some tumble in a washing machine are concerned, this little guy is totally fine with them. Continue reading LaCie PetiteKey

LaCie CloudBox

LaCie CloudBox
LaCie CloudBox | from US$119.99 | www.lacie.com

do not mistaken this beautiful drive as a desktop hard drive cos’ it is more than that. the LaCie CloudBox is a piece of technology that’s going to bring your family together and thus, you folks, including extended family, will no longer feel fragmented or torn apart by your individual gadgets. the CloudBox is a Network Attached Storage (NAS) also referred to as your Personal Cloud that offers up to 3TB of hard drive space and is network-ready via Ethernet, connecting your entire family to their music, movies, photos and other digital contents. Continue reading LaCie CloudBox

Porsche Design P’9223 Slim Drive by LaCie

Porsche Design P'9223 Slim Drive by LaCie
Porsche Design P’9223 Slim Drive by LaCie | from US$99.99 | www.lacie.com

modern technology and aesthetic don’t always see eye-to-eye. sure, you could find some gadgets that looks ‘pretty’ but they are just, well, pretty and would hardly make anyone of us exclaim “it is a beau!” however, when you have two makers from two different industries come together with a common ‘spare no details’ philosophy, then you know you have a true form and functionality winner. and we are referring to none other than the collaboration between LaCie, a long time manufacturer of aesthetically-pleasing storage devices for computers, and Porsche Design, a luxury brand synonymous with functionally, timeless and purist design. Continue reading Porsche Design P’9223 Slim Drive by LaCie

LaCie Rugged USB3 Thunderbolt Series

LaCie Rugged USB3 Thunderbolt Series
LaCie Rugged USB3 Thunderbolt Series | from US$199.99 | www.lacie.com

you only need one good portable hard drive but you have a few rigs with a couple of different interfaces including Thunderbolt and SuperSpeed USB 3.0, so what do you do? before September, i’d advise you to get two portable HD but lucky for you (and everyone else), there’s one drive that will take on both: the LaCie Rugged USB3 Thunderbolt Series. as the name implies, this latest ruggedized incarnation from LaCie now comes with both current high-speed connectivity: the Thunderbolt and USB 3.0, both which are bus-powered Continue reading LaCie Rugged USB3 Thunderbolt Series

LaCie RuggedKey

LaCie RuggedKey
LaCie RuggedKey | from US$39.95 | www.lacie.com

bringing gadgets into the wild is something of a norm today which not only calls for protection for the main gadgets but also their peripherals such as USB flash drive. speaking of which, the LaCie RuggedKey is exactly the USB flash drive you will need the next time you hit the wilderness, scaling up Kathmandu mountains, trekking across the scorching desert of Sahara or braving the frozen tundra. designed by Neil Poulton, the RuggedKey incorporates LaCie’s iconic orange bumper, protecting the key from heat, cold, and up to 100-meter drops. Continue reading LaCie RuggedKey

LaCie eSATA Hub Thunderbolt Series

LaCie eSATA Hub Thunderbolt Series
(photos: Seabreacher) LaCie eSATA Hub Thunderbolt Series | US$199.00 | www.lacie.com

we welcome advanced development of new and faster interface but then, this break neck development speed does render some of our still new peripherals pretty much obsolete. speaking of which, if you are a Mac user, specifically the new generation of Macs, and have some of those eSATA external drives lying around, then the new LaCie eSATA Hub Thunderbolt Series is what you need to bridge the gap between the old and new. how the device works is pretty straightforward: it act as a go-between for your older eSATA drives and your new gen Mac that is equipped with Thunderbolt technology. Continue reading LaCie eSATA Hub Thunderbolt Series

LaCie LaPlug – data sharing wirelessly at home or on the go

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(image: LaCie) LaCie LaPlug | US$74.99 | www.lacie.com

most of us would have at least one USB flash drive or portable hard drive but in order to access the same external storage from different computers in your home network, it would require you to do the plug and unplug process every time you switch to a different computer. that said, LaCie has a pretty nifty solution that could make life a little easier, though not that life is any harder as it is but it should make life’s process a wee more efficient. the LaCie LaPlug, as it is called, is a wireless USB hub that allows user to connect up to four USB storage to it and thus, transforming the USB flash drive or portable hard drive into a network attached storage (NAS). once plugged in, the USB flash drive or portable hard drive will be available wirelessly to all computers on the network. it also offers on-the-road access though a simple entry on your web browser URL with a custom LaPlug URL. Continue reading LaCie LaPlug – data sharing wirelessly at home or on the go

LaCie Rugged Mini – it’s shock, rain and pressure resistant

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(credit: LaCie) LaCie Rugged Mini | from US$99.99 | www.lacie.com

love the LaCie Rugged drive but wished for something more portable? well, your wish has just been granted. LaCie just announced its latest addition to the Rugged hard drives, aptly dubbed LaCie Rugged Mini. designed by Neil Poulton and based on the original shock and drop resistant features, this shrunk down Rugged drive is 40% smaller than the original Rugged drive. the drive is rain resistant, can suffer drops from up to 1.2 meter (3.9-feet) high and is totally capable of withstanding up to one ton of pressure. the scratch resistant aluminum coupled with the rubberized edging ensure that your drive remains unscathed in the event of an unfortunate mishap. Continue reading LaCie Rugged Mini – it’s shock, rain and pressure resistant

LaCie and Porsche Design exclusive hard drives for Apple Fans

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LaCie Porsche Design Mobile and Desktop Hard Drives | US$99.99 | www.lacie.com

have the love for fast cars and shiny silver gadgets? especially, those with an apple as a logo? well, here’s the good news for you. Lacie and Porsche Design has unveiled an exclusive luxury line of hard drives for you Apple fans. if you ask me, these are just another hard drives but then again, it has a very Mac-like and minimalist design that makes these hard drives so alluring. presented in the form of LaCie Porsche Design Mobile (P’9221) and Desktop (P’9231), these hard drives are available exclusively at Apple Stores and lacie.com. Continue reading LaCie and Porsche Design exclusive hard drives for Apple Fans