The Game Boy Color can only store a few megabytes of data in its memory, but these carcasses of the handheld contain nothing but a 1TB hard drive. They can probably store all of the games that have ever been released for all of Nintendo’s handhelds and still have some room left for your homework.
Corsair has been a name in the computer accessory and peripheral market for a number of years. The company first made its reputation for creating some very speedy memory for enthusiast computers. Corsair also makes a number of USB devices such as flash drives and more.
Many modern external hard drives nowadays already include 256-bit AES encryption, but what if you still have spare hard drives and only want the encryption? You can try encrypting them with the EZSAVE Lockdock. It’s a USB 3.0 dock that lets you encrypt and set passwords for up to 50 different hard drives.
Many modern portable hard drives already come with hardware encryption, but if you have extra 2.5″ hard drives, you can turn those into secure storage devices with the LockDown USB 3.0 enclosure from Satechi.
While I agree that 4 terabytes of storage might seem like a lot to some users, it isn’t for others (me included). I’ve been delaying dealing with my hard drive capacity problems for about a year and a half and it’s gotten to the point where I’ll need a RAID array to serve my needs.
A company called CONVAR introduced an interesting line of external hard drives at CeBIT 2011. Called ByteSpotter, the case of the drive has a hole with a transparent cover over the platters, letting users see both the actuator arm and the platters in action.
Korean company iodd has come up with an external drive enclosure with a very practical secondary feature. The iodd 2501 Portable Virtual ROM can act as a virtual optical drive and mount ISO files. Your computer will recognize the 2501 as both an external drive and an optical drive.
Ever had a hard drive crash? Such events can be disastrous, to say the least. Years of pictures, videos, music, and documents can all disappear in a flash. And unless you have some sort of backup in place, there is absolutely no way to get it all back.
Like most portable devices, the iPad’s storage capacity is quite limited. You can use the Camera Connection Kit cable to augment it’s storage, but the fact that Apple’s magical device has a confounding 32GB limit for connected drives compounds this problem.
A lot of gamers – myself included – prefer to use the third-person point of view when driving vehicles in video games. I just find it easier to steer if I can see how far my vehicle is from a turn; in first-person I always end up steering too late.
Apricorn’s latest USB device is perfect for people who only have a netbook for a computer. In exchange for one of your tiny computer’s USB port, the Aegis NetDock gives you 4 USB ports – 2 of them powered – a dual-layer DVD burner, and a 2.5″ SATA hard drive enclosure.
Hitachi’s data storage brand SimpleTech wants a piece of the tree-hugging techie market, so they’ve come up with the [re]Drive, a 500GB external hard drive that’s packaged in recyclable aluminum, and “renewable, naturally grown bamboo.” Are we making test tube bamboos now?
If you’re planning on buying an external hard drive, grab your credit card right now because LogicBuy have gone insane: they’re offering a Seagate FreeAgent 500 GB for just $50 USD. That’s a $50 savings right there.