The LaCie Rugged external hard drive might have garnered high marks in the past, but after four years of the same design, it's fallen behind competing drives that offer tougher, more-attractive designs that cost less. If you need storage space in a protective package, we recommend models from Iomega, Transcend, and Hitachi instead.
500 GB model discontinued.
Check out the 1 TB model.
LaCie announces at CES the first Thunderbolt Hub that support eSATA drives.
LaCie releases first external hard drive with bus-powered eSATA connection.
Data Robotics' new Drobo S storage system comes with a faster computer connection that could make it good for active storage, not just backup.
Already a Thunderbolt pioneer, LaCie announces two new products for the fast expensive interface: the dual-drive 2big storage system and a hub for eSATA drives.
Victorinox introduces the world's first Swiss Army solid-state drive that's compact, offers large capacity, supports both USB and eSATA, and unfortunately comes with a hefty price tag.
Geared for Macs but also supporting Windows, WD's new 6-terabyte My Book Studio Edition II external drive is compatible with Apple's Time Machine and can connect via USB 2.0, eSata, or FireWire.
New external from OWC has an eSATA connection.
Intel demonstrated a working version of USB 3.0 at CES last week. Here's what we can look forward to with the new technology.
A new triple interface Hard Disk, Design by Neil Poulton.