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Single-drive, network-attached storage boxes attach to your router and start at around $200.
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?
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.
Fast, affordable mSATA drives in a variety of capacities.
The DS213air creates its own Wi-Fi access point for access and media streaming, but you can do the same thing with virtually any current Synology NAS box, including faster, similarly priced units.
While pricey, excellent performance, copious software features, and state-of-the-art connectivity render this two-bay NAS box a good deal for small offices and work groups.
Is your PC still relying on an old-school hard drive? Installing a solid-state drive is the best upgrade investment you can make.
If your PC doesn’t have a SATA 6-gbps interface, this device will add it and let you attach one drive (it also has a second interface to host another drive).
The Linksys EA6500 is a very good consumer router for mainstream users who don’t need a lot of bells and whistles, but the Asus RT-AC66U remains the absolute best 802.11ac Draft 2.0 router for now.
A very capable two-bay NAS box with high-end performance. Buy one empty unless you really need enterprise-class hard drives.
Transferring data from machine to machine may be mundane, but that doesn't mean your flash drive has to be. Here are 10 of the niftiest thumb drives around.
WinZip 17 lets you archive, encrypt, convert, and share your files across multiple services. New integration with cloud storage services and social networks keep this venerable compression utility relevant.
Think all portable drives are the same? We discovered some compelling differences—both in features and in performance—when we evaluated this batch.
Intel’s faster NAND flash renders the Series 335 a step up from Intel’s earlier solid-state drives, but the aggressive pricing is probably the better news for consumers.
Meet the Reese's Peanut Butter Cup of the storage world: Hybrid hard drives promise to deliver the speed of an SSD plus the capacity of a mechanical drive. We explain how they work, and evaluate their performance.