The budget-minded Synology Disk Station DS214se is an excellent choice for home with casual backup, media-streaming, and data-sharing needs.
The LaCie Little Big Disk Thunderbolt 2 is worth every penny of its hefty price tag, but only to those needing a super-fast and compact storage device.
Next month, Synology will ship the new DS414play designed to handle full-HD media streaming with built-in media transcoding capability.
For those who have a Thunderbolt-enabled computer and the necessary funds, the LaCie Little Big Disk SSD makes a decent investment for a compact and superfast storage solution.
For those who possess decent networking know-how, the Synology Disk Station DS710+ makes an excellent NAS server for any environment. It's best suited for home office and small-business applications.
SanDisk announces its first wireless flash drives, the SanDisk Connect Wireless Flash Drive and the SanDisk Connect Wireless Media Drive. Both come with a built-in battery and Wi-Fi network.
The SanDisk Extreme II is a speedy replacement for any hard drive, and it won't dig a big hole in your wallet.
Solid-state drives hit a new low in pricing with the introduction of the SanDisk Ultra II, which is available in 120GB, 240GB, 480GB, and 960GB capacities that cost $80, $115, $220 and $430, respectively.
If you're moving up from a hard drive, the SanDisk Ultra Plus is totally worth its price.
The Synology DS107+ is the most sophisticated NAS device we've tested to date. Its more advanced features require some networking know-how, but the included software and Web interface go a long way in helping you tackle the various offerings. You can't beat all the features you get for the price.
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