Don't-Miss Hard drive Stories
From printers to Webcams to monitors to mice, these computer peripherals were honored as part of the 2011 CES Innovations Awards.
You get gobs of storage, great performance, and Internet access for not much cash--but no dual-drive redundancy, and no USB port for backup.
Update the suite of DonationCoder apps within a single application.
It has never been easier--or cheaper--to access and share your files across your network and over the Internet, thanks to devices that use ordinary USB drives.
Easy setup and smooth software make Internet sharing of USB storage devices a breeze.
NAS-like device is good for sharing files stored on USB drives, but its media serving didn't always deliver on its promise.
Drive dock optimized for--but not limited to--Seagate's GoFlex portable drives offers syncing software, direct hooks into social networks, and file sharing.
CloudPlug offers plenty of administration options and file sharing, but has pricey backup.
This FreeAgent GoFlex is the first 1.5TB portable drive to market, but its performance in tests was a mixed bag.
Microsoft has released a beta of the next version of Internet Explorer 9 for Windows 7, and so far we like what we've seen.
This docking station is ideal for netbooks; it packs an optical drive and powered USB ports, and can come with an optional hard drive.
Western Digital VelociRaptor