External HDDs

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    Seagate Backup Plus USB 3 portable hard drive review

    By 27 June 2012

    Cloud this, cloud that, if it’s not in the cloud these days, well, that’s bad news isn’t it? Of course, local storage can’t really be in the cloud, and we’re a while off replacing all our hard drives with a direct line to a server on the internet....

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    Hitachi Touro Mobile Pro pictures and hands-on

    By 7 November 2011

    We recently reviewed the Hitachi LifeStudio Desk Plus here on Pocket-lint; an external hard disk drive with plenty of bells and whistles, but if you want it simple, small and fast then the Hitachi Touro Mobile Pro could be more up your street.  Simple,...

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    Hitachi LifeStudio Desk Plus review

    By 17 August 2011

    Backing up your data is boring. We know. But it's a necessary part of our digital lives. So is there anyway of making it any more exciting? Hitachi hopes so and, as such, has released the LifeStudio Desk Plus - a portable hard disk drive with extras....

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    iPad streaming with the Seagate GoFlex Satellite - we go hands on

    By 16 May 2011

    Storage specialist Seagate has announced its latest external HDD - this one with a heavy emphasis on media streaming - the Seagate GoFlex Satellite. Built with an iPad in mind (although an Android app is coming down the line and you could essentially...