Elgato announces at CES 2012 the first Thunderbolt drive, the Elgato Thunderbolt SSD, which draws power from a Thunderbolt port to power itself.
LaCie releases first external hard drive with bus-powered eSATA connection.
A new external 500GB hard drive from OWC.
Intel-based Macs and FireWire interference (#3): More on not using two bus-powered devices simultaneously
Intel-based Macs and FireWire interference (#2): Do not connect multiple bus powered devices
Artec replies on USB self-powered vs. bus-powered hub issues