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.
Synology has introduced three new NAS units, each of which features its own design and specifications while sharing similarities and elements. All three models -- the DS114, the DS214, and the DS414 -- have been launched today, with the DS114 and the DS414 in particular having global shipping starting today. We've a gallery and all the details after the jump.
Akitio is a company that makes a number of different external storage solutions designed to work with different connectivity options on desktop and laptop computers. The company has unveiled its latest external desktop storage solution with 512 GB of storage. The product is called the Akitio Neutrino Thunderbolt Edition and it claims to be the world's first fully bus-powered 512 GB SSD Thunderbolt storage solution.
Western Digital has unveiled a new family of storage devices called My Cloud. The new storage solutions are designed to let users easily organize and secure digital content from mobile devices and computers. Once the My Cloud is configured, users can store content on the drive and access the data from anywhere in the world.
There are a lot of technology users out there that want something that performs and looks very nice as well. Anyone looking for a portable storage device with high performance and lots of style will want to check out the new Brinell Drive portable SSD. The drive connects to any computer using a USB 3.0 port.
Buffalo has revealed its latest external drive, the DriveStation DDR HD-GDU3, slotting more RAM into the USB 3.0-connected enclosure so as to rival SSD speeds, allegedly, with HDD pricing. The new drive, available in 2TB and 3TB capacities, uses traditional spinning-platter disks to keep prices down, but Buffalo claims that thanks to a combination of caching and other tweaking it'll reach write speeds of up to 400 MB/s.