Slow and expensive, you'll want to steer clear of the Toshiba Q300 until there's a big price cut.
The WD My Passport Ultra is one of the best portable drives you can buy with software that makes backups fast and easy.
If you need a hardware alternative to iCloud for iPhone photo backup and sharing, look no further than the Kingston Bolt Duo.
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.
Fast, user-friendly, and affordable, the WD Black 2 Dual Drive is an easy recommendation as a replacement drive for any standard laptop or desktop computer.
Not only is the Asustor AS-604T an excellent NAS server for serious network storage needs, it's also very easy to use thanks to the extremely well-designed user interface.
Synology DiskStation DS412+ makes an excellent NAS server for advanced home and small-office networks.
The QNAP TS-469 Pro is one of the best four-bay NAS servers on the market and will eventually justify the price you pay for it.
The Patriot Aero is a fast and competent mobile drive that unfortunately doesn't have enough new features to make it stand out.
If you have a digital library that's larger than the capacity of your tablet and want to bring it all with you on the go, the Wireless Plus is arguably the best choice on the market.
Professionals who need a powerful storage device for data-intensive tasks will find that the G-Tech G-Speed Studio R Thunderbolt 2 is an excellent investment.
The Iomega Home Media Network Hard Drive Cloud Edition makes a very good simple home NAS server. Advanced users who need more control over their storage and remote access might want to look elsewhere.
If you're eager to try out Pogoplug PC, the Toshiba Canvio Connect is a good buy, especially if your computer supports USB 3.0. Otherwise, keep looking for better deals.
Compact and portable, the Samsung Portable DVD Writer SE-218BB makes an excellent companion for ultrabook mobile users.
The G-Dock and G-Drive introduce a new level of flexibility in external storage, and performance is fast.
For less than $35, this SD-card-size adapter lets you connect mobile devices and computers to your camera for wireless viewing and transferring of pictures and videos.
The WD My Passport Pro is an all-around excellent storage solution for any Thunderbolt-enabled Macs, particularly the MacBook Pro or Air.
If you need only a moderate amount of external storage space, the Seagate Seven is an excellent investment, thanks both to its design and performance.