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LaCie Outs Super Thin, Portable SSD With USB-C For Creative Professionals

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

Huawei Designed A 1 TB Storage Drive For The New Huawei Mate 20

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

Samsung’s First Thunderbolt 3 Portable SSD: Too Fast, Too Gorgeous

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

GNARBOX 2.0 SSD Is Rugged, Lets You Backup In Field Without Laptop

We briefly touched on GNARBOX in our Top New Gadgets for Content Creators article last December and now, we heard that GNARBOX has a new kid on the block. Called GNARBOX 2.0 SSD, this latest field backup device is a true blue field device. Best of all, it is perfect for those who head out to shoot without a laptop in tow. In other words, you can relief yourself from one back-breaking gear. GNARBOX 2.0 SSD has a IP67-rated enclosure made out of metal, PCB-ABS and TPE Overmold, to meet the rigors required by field photographers and videographers. Continue reading GNARBOX 2.0 SSD Is Rugged, Lets You Backup In Field Without Laptop

This Ultra-compact SSD Is A Storage And Media Hub That Fits In The Pocket

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

Lets Welcome Western Digital To The World Of Portable SSD

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

Seagate’s New Duet 1TB Hard Drive Syncs Automatically To Amazon Cloud

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

Samsung Up The Portable SSD Game With T3 That Can Survive A 2M Drop

Digital files are getting bigger, but unfortunately, internal hard disk aren’t getting any larger to cope with our insatiable appetite for bytes – thanks in part to the proliferation of 4K contents. So, if you work on 4K contents, then you are going to enlist help from an external drive like the Samsung SSD T3. A follow up to the SSD T1 introduced last year, SSD T3 offers a blazing fast file transfers of up to 450 MB/s via USB 3.1 interface in a package with a footprint no bigger than an average business card and tipping the scale at mere 50g (1.8 oz.). In addition, it is given rugged properties – courtesy of a new shock-resistant metal case and internal frame. The T3 will shrug off up to 1,500G of force and survive a drop of up to two meters (6.6 feet). Continue reading Samsung Up The Portable SSD Game With T3 That Can Survive A 2M Drop

Buffalo’s New MiniStation Boasts Military Standard Protection, Grant Access at a Swipe of a Card

If you are paranoia about data security and/or damaging your all important portable hard drive, then you will probably be digging Buffalo MiniStation Extreme NFC Portable Hard Drive, because this handsome little guy has everything to quell whatever fear you might have when using an external drive. On the hardware protection front, the MiniStation Extreme boasts a construction that adheres to U.S. Military Standard shock protection. With a ruggedized enclosure and specialized internal bumpers, it will shrug off bumps or drops from up to 4 feet or 1.2 meters, thereby safeguarding the data stored within. It also built to IPX3 rating for resistance against water and IP5X that prevents dust ingress. Continue reading Buffalo’s New MiniStation Boasts Military Standard Protection, Grant Access at a Swipe of a Card

Porsche Design Mobile Drive by LaCie Gets USB-C Reversible Connector

Though the design of the latest USB type, the USB-C (aka USB Type C), was finalized not too long ago, tech juggernaut Apple is quick to get it onboard the firm’s latest MacBook and on the peripheral business, LaCie has updated its Porsche Design line of mobile drive with the USB-C reversible connector too. The design of the drives remain the same; it is still the same pretty, you-expect-from-LaCie-and-Porsche-Design styling. Which means you will be greeted with the familiar 3mm-thick solid aluminum enclosure. The only differences are, it is now speedier, thanks to the USB 3.0 interface that pushes data at up to 100 MB/s, and most importantly, it is reversible, which means, no more flustering over plugging the connector in upside down or not. Continue reading Porsche Design Mobile Drive by LaCie Gets USB-C Reversible Connector