Fast and massive, the Seagate Backup Plus Desktop is an excellent backup drive for any USB 3.0-enabled computer or server.
The devices on this page represent the best among their respective categories.
For those who need to ensure that their data will survive disasters, the IoSafe SoloPro is one of a few, if not the only, worthwhile options on the market. General users, however, won't find much appeal in it.
The Hitachi Easy Hard Drive packs a lot of capacity and fast performance into an easy-to-use external drive. We recommend it.
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Though fast and easy to use, the LaCie Mirror Portable Hard Drive's attention-seeking design is the only reason to pay the premium price.
The Toshiba USB 2.0 Portable Hard Drive is an attractive, lightweight drive with a decent price point for a drive of this capacity. Its size makes it great for travel, but the write speeds aren't up to par with other drives we've seen. We can't recommend it due to its lack of performance.
Microsoft says optimizing storage is the priority, meaning shows can't be recorded onto internal system drives.
Sharing a storage drive over Wi-Fi is a great way to access all your important files across multiple devices. Learn how to set up a networked drive using a Mac.
Great for PCs that lack a hard-drive LED, free utility TrayStatus can also display the status of various keyboard keys.
This mammoth Samsung drive features auto-backup software and a three-year warranty.
It's time to remove the partition you created for the public beta of OS X El Capitan.