An iPod first came out everyone went nuts over the idea of having five gigabytes of portable storage.
It cost 400 dollars making for the terabyte in your pocket for a fraction of the cost.
Help the cloud hard drives are better cheaper faster more portable than ever.
-- top five were counting down the best values in portable drives me back CNET senior editor -- now.
Starting off a number five's -- silicon power armor a eighty.
Not only does this -- -- the spectrum military drop testing but it can also be submerged in water for up to thirty minutes.
500 gigabyte drive is about eighty dollars that a full terabyte can be had for just a little extra.
At number four BC gold -- slim -- only ultra slim portable hard drive on the market at point 35 inches thick.
It's basically the size of an iPhone four S the capacity Max about a 500 gigabytes for just under a hundred dollars -- you're not getting an insane amount of storage but.
Does that -- small.
But number three goes even smaller if -- -- jump drive Triton.
It's probably been allows has -- been excited about thumb drive but this month pretty special.
-- the first one he's seen he uses the USB three point oh spec seventy dollars gets you 32 gigs and twice that gets you 64.
If you ever want to turn your entire music library is something small have to be choking hazard this -- the way to --
At number two B seagate back up plus this was a great all around value and a one stop solution at the goals to back up your computer.
Can you need to work with USB three point oh firewire thunderbolt.
The killer feature for me is an automatic backup of your FaceBook and your Flickr photos.
And finally our number one wallet friendly portable drive it is DWD my passport portable.
-- it's not that and its drive or the prettiest but it's a great value and it's also the first portable hard drive to opera to two terabytes of storage.
For taking everything with you and moving at the speed of USB three point oh this is your best option.
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