While owners of NFC-enabled phones will benefit from the MiniStation drive's convenient encryption unlocking feature, there are cheaper and faster options available for those with simpler needs.
The Buffalo WXR-1900DHPD router is too expensive for what it has to offer. Skip it and pick one of many better options out there.
The Buffalo DriveStation DDR is by far the fastest single-volume external drive on the market and makes USB 3.0 a true alternative storage connection to Thunderbolt.
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Buffalo's MiniStation Thunderbolt supports both USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt, but the latter provides no advantage and adds considerable cost.
Typical price: $315.00
CNET editor Dong Ngo explains why the MiniStation Extreme NFC's awesome security feature has no effect on him. Mostly because he doesn't care.
Those looking for more power and flexibility should stick with standard NAS, but, for everyone else, Buffalo's CloudStation offers what pretty much every PogoPlug device does: a simple, worry-free storage facility.
Typical price: $499.00
CNET editor Dong Ngo points out how special the AirStation Extreme AC1750 Gigabit Dual Band WZR-1750DHPD router is and reveals that, per his personal experience, it's totally sexy to shorten a name that's just too long.
The LinkStation Pro has a diverse feature set and impressive performance for a device of this size. If Buffalo can drastically speed up the UI to reduce frustration with the next revision, it'll have a clear winner on its hands.
Typical price: $198.00
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