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Apricorn Aegis 3.0 review: This portable drive offers an SSD option for better performance

Though it's expensive for the capacity, when you need fast write performance in an external USB 3.0 drive, the Apricorn Aegis Portable 3.0 with the SSD option provides it.

WD My Cloud EX4 review: Four-bay NAS wins on features, not speed

The design brings the security of RAID plus features that are good enough for business, at a price that's low enough for consumers.

WD My Cloud review: A better, more secure alternative to cloud storage

Who needs Dropbox when you can get 2TB of web-accessible storage this cheap?

LaCie P'9223 review: Porsche design and 120GB SSD at a decent price

The 120GB external SSD designed by Porche is a better deal than you think, and offers fast external storage in a good looking package.

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QNAP TS-469 Pro review: A fast NAS box well suited to both business and pleasure

This speedy four-bay box is a fabulous storage device for SMBs and consumers alike.

Kingston's MobileLite Wireless streams multimedia and charges mobile devices, too

This lightweight device wirelessly shares multimedia content on the road. Though it lacks internal storage, it can host SD/SDHC cards and USB drives.

Review: Buffalo’s DriveStation DDR caches for superfast write performance

This external USB 3.0 hard drive boasts write performance rivaling that of an external SSD.

Review: OWC's Envoy Pro EX SSD impresses with its speed, small size

Small, stylish and swift, the bus-powered Envoy Pro EX is an extremely portable SSD.

Review: Sandisk's Extreme II SSD is fast and affordable

At capacities of 240GB and above, Sandisk's Extreme II is extremely fast, costs less than a buck a gig, and carries a reassuring five-year warranty.

Review: OCZ's Vertex 450 SSD delivers solid top-tier performance

While not as fast as the company's top-of-the-line Vector, the affordable Vertex 450 comes close, and is certainly fast enough for the average user.

Upgrade your home network with a media-streaming, backup-ready NAS box

Single-drive, network-attached storage boxes attach to your router and start at around $200.

Wi-Fi hard drive showdown: Corsair Voyager vs. Seagate Wireless Plus

A new class of portable hard drive creates its own Wi-Fi hotspot, so you can stream media or transfer files from a PC, notebook, tablet, or smartphone without a cable. Which one's best?

In honor of World Backup Day: How to protect your data

Looking to finally protect your data as part of World Backup Day? First, you'll need a hard drive. Here's what to look for and which specific models have impressed us.