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WD My Cloud EX2100 8TB review: A snappy NAS drive brimming with useful features that’s a real contender to its Synology rivals

WD’s My Cloud EX2100 8TB is a snappy NAS drive brimming with useful features that’s a real contender to its Synology rivals Price: £486 as tested (from £205 without disks) Rating: 8 WD’s My Cloud EX2100 8TB is a snappy NAS drive brimming with useful features that’s a real contender to its Synology rivals. We […]

Seagate Seven 500GB review: Super-skinny portable hard drive is just 7mm thick

Price: 123 Rating: 8 At just 7mm thick this portable storage drivefrom Seagate is impressive, if expensive. Read our Seagate Seven 500GB review.(See allstorage reviews.) Besides being much slower and more fragile than flash storage, another drawback of disk technology is its physical size. These spinning platters make for cumbersome units. Since the rise of […]

Toshiba Canvio Basics 2TB review: A cheap, no-frills portable hard drive that makes few compromises

Price: £69.99 Rating: 8 While many portable storage drivemanufacturers try to differentiate their product through design or features, Toshiba looks to be content just to build the cheapest drive it can with the Toshiba Canvio Basics 2TB.(See allstorage reviews.) That’s not such a bad thing if you just want somewhere to keep your data rather […]

Seagate Laptop Ultrathin HDD review – thin and cheap hard drive for laptops

Just 5mm thick and more affordable than an SSD, the Seagate Laptop Ultrathin HDD could help create thin and light but cheap laptops. Here’s our Seagate Laptop Ultrathin HDD review.        

Hard drive prices won’t drop until 2014

Hard drive prices will not fall to a pre-disaster level until 2014, according to a report.