Toshiba announced its Canvio 3.0 portable hard disk drive (HDD) line featuring cloud-based backup capabilities. With storage capacities of 500 gigabytes (GB), 750GB or one terabyte (TB), the new Canvio 3.0 line also features simple plug-and-play operation, pre-loaded backup software, and is compatible with personal computers and other devices equipped with USB 3.0 or USB 2.0 ports.
Designed to meet the needs of consumers who increasingly rely on the cloud for digital storage, the Canvio 3.0 drives are pre-loaded with Windows-based NTI BackupNow EZ software that provides step-by-step and fully-customizable backup capabilities to the cloud and to the drive. Users create a cloud account with NTI BackupNow EZ where they can backup specific folders, certain file types, and conduct a complete system backup to the Canvio 3.0. The backup software also scans the user’s system and files and recommends which files to backup to cloud-based or on-device storage. Read the rest of this entry »
Seagate announced it is shipping a new 4TB GoFlex Desk external hard drive – the highest capacity hard drive in the industry. This latest addition to the GoFlex Family of external hard drives showcases Seagate’s new desktop design.
The streamlined industrial design delivers a smaller footprint and better reflects the aesthetic of today’s modern offices while still providing all of the benefits of previous generations of the GoFlex drives. Read the rest of this entry »
Seagate unveiled the GoFlex Turbo performance drive with SafetyNet data recovery services (DRS).
SafetyNet data recovery is the first recovery service offering by a hard drive manufacturer to be included as part of the purchase price of an external drive.
With the latest super speed USB 3.0 interface and RPMs clocked at 7200, the GoFlex Turbo drive is equipped to handle transfer speeds up to 40% faster than that of its USB 2.0, 5400-RPM siblings. This latest addition to the GoFlex family was developed with the understanding that those who place a high value on their data should have the peace of mind that their data is even more secure regardless of what unforeseen incident might occur to the drive. The new GoFlex Turbo performance drive features two-years of SafetyNet data recovery services and is now available from Best Buy for a manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) of $119.99 for 500GBs and $139.99 for 750GBs. Read the rest of this entry »
LaCie announced the latest addition to its family of award-winning Rugged hard drives – LaCie Rugged Mini, design by Neil Poulton. Based on the Rugged’s shock- and drop- resistant features, the Rugged Mini is 40 percent smaller, rain-resistant and can withstand one ton of pressure.
Coupled with its scratch-resistant aluminum casing and LaCie Private-Public software, the Rugged Mini is sure to keep your data safe and secure. Read the rest of this entry »