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 devices on this page represent the best among their respective categories.
Fast and massive, the Seagate Backup Plus Desktop is an excellent backup drive for any USB 3.0-enabled computer or server.
Despite a few shortcomings, the Windows-only HP Portable Hard Drive makes a very good and simple backup option for home users.
If you need only a moderate amount of external storage space, the Seagate Seven is an excellent investment, thanks both to its design and performance.
The SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive is a must-have accessory for those with a newer iPhone or iPad.
LaCie's Rikiki mobile USB hard drive is an elegant storage solution that comes in three sizes up to 640GB. Its simple design exudes timeless style in a very affordable package. As long as you're not a stickler for fast transfer speeds, the LaCie Rikiki will make a worthwhile addition to your mobile arsenal.
The Elgato Thunderbolt Drive+ is by far the fastest portable drive to date and, for power users, totally worth the investment.
Fast, user-friendly, and affordable, the WD Black 2 Dual Drive is an easy recommendation as a replacement drive for any standard laptop or desktop computer.
The SanDisk Connect Wireless Media Drive makes up for its slow USB speed by offering an excellent feature set and an SD card slot that will make most casual mobile users happy, especially photographers.
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.