Though not the fastest on the market, the WD Elements' large capacity makes it an excellent deal considering its low price.
Though it offers little in the way of bells and whistles, the Seagate Expansion delivers a ton of storage for cheap.
The new SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive is a good way to add storage to your iPad but it's not a huge step up from its predecessor.
For a low-cost entry-level network storage device, the WD My Cloud is very impressive both in performance and features, making it one of the best deals for home users.
Fast and affordable, the Seagate Backup Plus/Slim is one of the best deals on the market if you want want lots of storage space on the go.
Though it has some issues with USB 2.0, the Seagate Backup Plus Hub is an excellent external storage drive for any USB 3.0 desktop computer.
As long as you don't need expert-level features, the 2013 AirPort Time Capsule is an excellent backup/file server for Apple fans -- especially for those with 802.11ac-enabled Macs.
The Samsung 850 Evo has the best combination of performance, cost and capacity, making it the ideal drive for any home user.
If you're looking for SSD-like performance at just a fraction of the cost, the Seagate Laptop Thin SSHD offers some gratification.
Compact, rugged, fast and capacious, the Portable SSD T3 is an excellent portable storage device to take on the go.
For power users, this is the best portable drive to date.
If slow and steady wins the race, the Plextor gets the gold. But though it has redeeming virtues, the PlexWriter was outperformed by lower-rated CD-RW drives.
The Disk Station DS410 is one of the most affordable four-bay full-feature NAS servers on the market. While it's overwhelming for novice home users, advanced users will also find it to be one of the best RAID 5-capable NAS servers for their home or small business environments.
Home users, especially fashion buffs, will find a lot of appeal in the LaCie Network Space 2 because of its appearance and ease of use. But savvy users will find it lacking, both in performance and in features.
If you can afford the comparatively high price, the new drive is a great replacement for that old hard drive inside your aging computer.
The MyBook World is a fully-featured NAS drive with massive storage and a handy remote access feature -- pity about the noise.
While we have concerns about how the Atom processor will hold up in a high throughput or large multi-user environment, the QNAP TS-559 Pro is incredibly featured and cements QNAP's lead as the NAS manufacturer du jour.
WD showed off its first hybrid drive, the WD Black SSHD, which comes in both 7mm and 5mm thicknesses.