External hard drive Storage

Buffalo MiniStation Extreme NFC
REVIEW

Buffalo MiniStation Extreme NFC ( 2TB)

While owners of NFC-enabled phones will benefit from the MiniStation drive's convenient encryption unlocking feature, there are cheaper and faster options available for those with simpler needs.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on May 23, 2015
WD Elements Portable
REVIEW

WD Elements Portable ( 1.5TB)

Though not the fastest on the market, the WD Elements' large capacity makes it an excellent deal considering its low price.

4 stars Editors' rating on April 18, 2015
Samsung Portable SSD T1
REVIEW

Samsung Portable SSD T1 ( 1TB)

Other than its cost, the Samsung Portable SSD T1 is what any portable drive should be.

4.5 stars Editors' rating on January 26, 2015
Silicon Power Armor A60
REVIEW

Silicon Power Armor A60 ( 2TB)

The Silicon Power Armor A60 is a great deal for those needing a portable drive that can withstand rough handling and tough environments.

4 stars Editors' rating on October 24, 2014
WD My Passport Wireless
REVIEW

WD My Passport Wireless ( 1TB)

Despite the rather short battery life and confusing apps, the WD My Passport Wireless is an excellent mobile media drive, especially for photographers.

4 stars Editors' rating on September 3, 2014
1 star User rating out of 1 vote
LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt
REVIEW

LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt ( 1TB)

If you want to keep your data safe from handling mishaps while getting the top Thunderbolt performance on the market, look no further than the LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt All-Terrain portable drive.

4.5 stars Editors' rating on June 27, 2014
LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt
REVIEW

LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt ( 500GB SSD)

If you want to keep your data safe from handling mishaps while getting the top Thunderbolt performance on the market, look no further than the LaCie Rugged Thunderbolt All-Terrain portable drive.

4.5 stars Editors' rating on June 27, 2014
Silicon Power Thunder T11
REVIEW

Silicon Power Thunder T11

Excessive heat and degraded performance make the Silicon Power Thunder T11 appropriate only for casual Mac users.

3 stars Editors' rating on April 8, 2014
Elgato Thunderbolt Drive+
REVIEW

Elgato Thunderbolt Drive+ ( 256GB)

The Elgato Thunderbolt Drive+ is by far the fastest portable drive to date and, for power users, totally worth the investment.

4.5 stars Editors' rating on February 14, 2014
1 star User rating out of 2 votes
WD My Passport Slim
REVIEW

WD My Passport Slim ( 1TB)

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.

4 stars Editors' rating on September 5, 2013