BytePac: Recyclable Cardboard USB Hard Drives

It’s true that hard disk enclosures tend to be somewhat disposable, especially as the technology evolves. This cardboard housing is perfect to turn your spare hard disk into an external one. BytePac offers a few different kits to make assembling your hard drive enclosure painless.

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Hitachi Intros 4TB G-DRIVE and G-RAID Drives: Fast for Macs, Slower for PCs

While I agree that 4 terabytes of storage might seem like a lot to some users, it isn’t for others (me included). I’ve been delaying dealing with my hard drive capacity problems for about a year and a half and it’s gotten to the point where I’ll need a RAID array to serve my needs. Thankfully, Hitachi has just announced some new 4TB drives that will be released soon.

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Iomega Mac Companion Expands iMac Storage, Ports

While I’m sure that the iMac is a great computer for many users, there’s just something that irks me about a desktop that’s made out of laptop parts. That being said, they still look pretty good, and have decent specs. You can now augment your iMac with the Iomega Mac Companion Hard Drive, which adds an external hard drive combined with extra USB and Firewire ports to help plug in your other devices.

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LaCie Rugged Mini: Portable Rugged Storage on the Go

While LaCie isn’t new to the rugged hard drive market segment, they’re about to release a miniaturized version of their popular Neil Poulton designed hard drives, which are shock, drop and rain-resistant.

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Protect Your Hard Drive Secrets With a Simple Sticker

While I don’t think that hackers need any info on how to destroy their data in case of an FBI raid, other people might need a helping hand. Here’s the easiest way to destroy your hard drive, in case of an emergency. FYI, you’d best keep a drill handy.

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LaCie Porsche Hard Drives: Speedy and Sporty, Just Like Their Cars

While I admire LaCie’s efforts in designing good-looking hard drives, their new mobile Porsche drives look even better than most.  The latest hard drives include the LaCie Porsche Design Mobile P’9220 and Desktop P’9230 Hard Drives.

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Vulcan Hand Flash Drive: Fascinating.

Here’s another very geeky flash drive that is kind of awesome in its own way. It’s too bad that it only has 2GB, but then again, you’re not paying for the size, you’re paying for a USB flash drive in the form of the traditional Vulcan greeting. Plus, it will help your data live long and prosper.

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Seagate GoFlex Satellite External Hard Drive Goes Wireless for iPad Streaming

Seagate just released information about the upcoming GoFlex Satellite external hard drive, the first hard drive to include a battery pack and WiFi, allowing you to stream data off the 500 GB drive onto your iPad or other mobile device without the need for wires.

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Lamborghini Hard Drive Won’t Make Your Computer Run Faster

After Asus released some Lamborghini laptops, it’s time to make more money off the Lambo name by releasing some USB hard drives. While the enclosure looks nice enough, it’s by no means the fastest or biggest drive out there.

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Change Your MacBook Pro’s Hard Drive = Void Warranty?

121410_rg_MacBookProUpdate_02.jpgThis is a question that I get from a lot of friends and co-workers. Apple has got secrecy revolving around their hardware, and there is this belief from a lot of users that changing the RAM or the hard drive will void the warranty. The answer is no. You can change the RAM and change the hard drive without voiding your Apple Care warranty.

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