The devices on this page represent the best among their respective categories.
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.
The LaCie d2 Quadra is a capacious and speedy drive, with lots of connection options.
The fingerprint recognition scanner makes the LaCie Safe Mobile Hard Drive an excellent, inexpensive vehicle for moving large quantities of sensitive data.
The Ethernet Disk is a suitable means of adding storage to a small-business network, but it lacks the power and the expansion options of a full-fledged server.
Although a cumbersome interface hampers the LaCie LaCinema Premier's usability as a music and photo server, its ability to play back files ripped from DVDs is pretty appealing.
LaCie's Rugged All-Terrain portable hard drive is an all-around winner: it's fast, it's durable, and it boasts multiple connection options. This belongs in your laptop bag.
Stylish FireWire 800 performance that's as cheap as the slower mainstream competition.
As far as basic external hard drives go, the SimpleTech SimpleDrive is compelling for its low price and generous online storage bundle. We like it.
The Iomega StorCenter Network Hard Drive offers a small footprint and fast-enough performance, but the setup process was a bit frustrating.