Though good-looking, capacious and fast, the WD My Book has no must-have special features.
You can carry a lot of data with the new My Passport and the many color options open up new organizational possibilities.
Fast, compact, rugged and future-proof, the Blackbox Plus is an excellent portable drive for serious users on the go.
The Backup Plus Ultra Slim is a handy portable drive for those needing to carry additional data or perform backups 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.
Get the G-Drive Mobile if you want a solid-performing USB-C drive, but don't want to pay SSD prices.
Those in need of a speedy portable storage device that can handle a rough, dirty or wet environment, the G-Tech G-Drive EV ATC is an excellent buy.
Though a decent drive for those working in rough environments, the Sony HDD HB has nothing new to justify its hefty cost.
The WD checks the boxes on everything you'd want in a portable storage drive, and with a stylish multiple color option, it's a easy recommendation.
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.
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.
LaCie announced its Porsche Design Mobile Drive, which features a USB-C connector and will work natively with Apple's new MacBook. The drive will also work with existing computers' USB ports via an included adapter cable.
Though fast and easy to use, the LaCie Mirror Portable Hard Drive's attention-seeking design is the only reason to pay the premium price.
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.
The Silicon Power Armor A60 is a great deal for those needing a portable drive that can withstand rough handling and tough environments.
If you need lots of extra storage space in a compact package, the LaCie D2 Thunderbolt 2 is a great accessory for your Thunderbolt 2-enabled Macs.
Power users and gamers should look no further than the SanDisk Extreme Pro to get the best performance out of their home computer.