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The devices on this page represent the best among their respective categories.
Despite the rather short battery life and confusing apps, the WD My Passport Wireless is an excellent mobile media drive, especially for photographers.
The WD My Passport Pro is an all-around excellent storage solution for any Thunderbolt-enabled Macs, particularly the MacBook Pro or Air.
The speedy My Passport Slim is an excellent mobile backup and storage expansion option. Its rugged, metal-casing design is a great extra, considering its affordable cost.
The WD My Passport Ultra is one of the best portable drives you can buy with software that makes backups fast and easy.
The WD TV Play is the best alternative to Roku and Apple TV for viewers looking to access their personal media collection.
Thanks to its compact physical size and bundled software, the WD My Passport Edge is a very good companion for mobile users.
The Western Digital My Net N900 HD is a whole new kind of Wireless-N router. At release, the router is a decent investment for home users but will need better firmware to work at its full potential.
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.
Mac users who need a fast portable hard drive will find it in the new My Passport Studio. Windows users should look elsewhere for a better deal.
The My Book Studio Edition II makes a decent direct-attached storage solution for those who need to extend a computer's storage space or want a large backup drive. The drive's rather buggy firmware might turn many users away, however.