The Seagate Slim is an excellent addition to your small laptop, especially one with USB 3.0, for both storage expansion and backup while you're out and about.
The LaCie 2big USB 3.0 is an overall excellent external hard drive.
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.
Fast, flexible, rugged, and affordable, the LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt is one of the best high-end portable drives on the market.
The MiniStation Cobalt USB 3.0 makes a great storage addition to a laptop computer that already has support or USB 3.0.
The Ineo USB 3.0 HDD Docking Station is a good hard-drive docking station for those who work frequently with internal hard drives. It saves time and negates the need to open the computer's case.
The Seagate BlackArmor PS 110 USB 3.0 is a well-designed external hard drive that is fast, portable, and future-proof.
Those with a notebook computer, especially a MacBook Air, will find the G-Drive Slim a very good companion.
The WD My Passport Portable makes an excellent portable drive for use with both desktop and laptop computers, at home or while on the road.
Despite a few shortcomings, the Windows-only HP Portable Hard Drive makes a very good and simple backup option for home users.