Don't-Miss Hard drive Stories
We saw all kinds of roomy and speedy drives this year. Here are our top picks.
Simple, effective real-time hardware backup relies on minimally intrusive software.
This USB/e-SATA automated backup drive is fast, but its interface needs improvement.
This extremely lightweight, automatic-on insertion backup is nearly perfect for workers on the go.
This plug-and-play backup drive is convenient but not glitch-free.
This fast, capacious, easy-to-use automated backup drive has a few minor software issues.
Specialized external hard drive offers automated set-and-forget backups.
Dropped your cell phone in the pool? Got caught in the rain with your laptop? Pushed your camera off of a ledge? These sturdy gadgets can survive all that and more.
Higher capacities, faster performance, and lower prices are helping solid-state drives become viable for everyday use.
The friendly Paragon suite offers all-in-one partitioning and image backup.
These specialized boxes offer a ton of storage space, and they let you play music and video, and view pictures on your TV.
These specialized devices offer a ton of storage space and let you play music and view pictures and video on your TV. Though such products have some limitations, we found a few models that qualify for star status.
This two-bay network-attached storage device offers the friendliest media-serving interface we've seen.