Supporting both USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt, the SSD-based LaCie Rugged All-Terrain portable drive is the fastest portable drive on the market. On top of that it comes with layers of protection to keep it from being damaged. This will make a great gift for those traveling a lot, working in a rough environment and don't want to worry about having to handle their storage device with care.
With a 10-year warranty, the SanDisk is really sure about its Extreme Pro solid-state drive (SSD). This is a standard internal drive that will make a computer deliver the top possible performance. A great gift for any savvy user with a standard laptop.
If you're shopping for somebody who wants to bring his or her entire iTunes library on the go, the WD My Passport Wireless is an excellent gift. This portable drive/mobile media server works with all mobile platforms and has a lot of features.
Similar to the SanDisk Extreme Pro, the Samsung SSD 850 Pro drive also comes with a top-notch 10-year warranty and delivers great performance. On top of that it has unsurpassed endurance. The drive will make a great gift for those with expensive taste and who always want cutting-edge technology.
The My Passport Pro is an unique portable drive that hosts two internal hard drives on the inside to work in either RAID 0 (for performance and max capacity) or RAID 1 (with data safeguarded against drive failure). Despite all that, it's still bus-powered (no power adapter needed) and even comes with a well-designed built-in Thunderbolt cable. A great gift for mobile Mac users.
The LaCie Christophe Sphere is a piece of jewery with an external storage device attached to it. Made out of a polished silver-plated sphere, the USB 3.0 external hard drive is super-sleek and will make a great present for anyone. The fact that it can hold up 1TB of data and has fast performance is the bonus.
The Seagate Backup Plus Fast, as the name suggests, is one of the fastest USB 3.0 portable drives on the market. With 4TB of storage space, it makes an excellent gift for those needing a backup drive both at home and while on the go.