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 5TB and 6TB WD Red hard drives are designed for home NAS servers, while a new WD Red Pro drive, available in 2TB, 3TB and 4TB, is for serious business.
Hard drives can fail at any time, but clues can help you avoid data loss. DiskCheckup for Windows monitors hard-drive health to help you predict failures.
After measuring failure rates for four years, the online backup service is optimistic that buying cheaper consumer-grade hard drives was the right choice.
The drive uses enterprise-class components and technologies to offer 24-7 reliability for the storage needs of both data centers and consumer NAS servers.
So Apple bought LaLa and Ars Technica thinks they have a source who knows what they're going to do with it. They're going to make a website that sells music and stores it in the cloud. Kind of like what LaLa already is. But it's going to be all iTunes-ified. And that has Rafe worrying about cloud failure again. We also kvetch about Facebook, a Mozilla employee complains about Google and the New Moon taper is set free.
We worry about the cloud as rumors of what exactly Apple is going to do with Lala start spinning. We also kvetch about Facebook, a Mozilla employee complains about Google, and the "New Moon" videotaper is set free.
G-Technology announces at CES 2013 that it now uses high-speed 7,200rpm 2.5-inch hard drives for its G-Drive and G-RAID external storage products.
The best way to treat a hard drive is as something that's built to fail.
That's after mailing in three rebate forms and...kidding! That's actually your out-the-door price.