LaCie has been making storage products for years and has some of the best looking external storage devices you will find. The company announced what it claims to be the fastest portable storage solution in the world last month. While LaCie offered up all the details on the Little Big Disk with Thunderbolt 2 in January, we didn't know a few things.
WD has unveiled a new external storage solution that offers access to lots of storage space. The device is called the My Cloud EX2. It's designed to deliver advanced network attached storage features with up to 8TB of capacity inside. The storage device is aimed at the prosumer, consumer, and workgroup users.
Lacie has begun shipping the industry's first external hard drive with a 5TB capacity, providing ample storage for one's media center, project station, or other data-heavy setups. The drive is available with the maker's 5big Thunderbolt Series, 2big Thunderbolt Series, and d2 Thunderbolt Series.
Toshiba makes a range of technology products that run the gamut from computers to storage solutions. The company even makes some of its own internal storage devices like hard drives. Toshiba has announced its latest external storage solution called the Canvio Home Backup & Share. The device is a network attached storage solution.
Sometimes it can be the simpler items that make an impression, and that happens to be the case with the i-FlashDrive. This is a small flash drive that has a variety of connectivity options. Or put simpler, this flash drive connects with Android and iOS and even allows users to swap files between the drive itself, or the phone or tablet.
Seagate is on hand at CES 2014 and the company has some new portable storage solutions designed to keep your data safe and secure. The first of the new backup devices is called the Seagate Backup Plus Fast portable drive. Seagate says that it is the first portable 4TB storage device able to provide twice the capacity and speed of existing units.
Netgear revealed its ambitious network storage plans early this year, rolling out the red carpet for an eventual launch of a handful of ReadyNAS units that would complement the ReadyNAS Duo v2 that we reviewed in 2011. We got our hands on one of these new units, the ReadyNAS RN102, a 2-bay connected device that offers up to 8TB of storage, which places it a step below the similarly-launched RN104. At about the same price of the Duo v2, the RN102 takes things up a notch in the hardware department, but is it ultimately worth the upgrade? Read our full SlashGear review to find out.
D-Link has announced a new product that is designed to make it easy to record and manage video from network video cameras. The new product is called the mydlink Camera Video Recorder DNR-202L. D-Link designed the video recorder to record video to any off the shelf USB drive making it easy for users to expand storage as needed with any drive on the market today.
Western Digital has rolled out a new storage device aimed specifically at Mac users. The storage device is the My Passport Air and it is fitted inside of a slick aluminum enclosure that makes it match well with Mac computers. The aluminum enclosure is 11mm thick making it very portable.