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Seagate Backup Plus Slim

Seagate's Backup Plus Slim 2TB USB 3.0 Portable HDD is currently the slimmest in its class, and it's being offered for $69.99 shipped, today only, originally priced at $109.99. The Backup Plus Slim Portable Drive is the simple, one-click way to protect and share your entire digital life. At 12.1millimeters thin for up to 4TB of capacity, it's ready to take with you and go. Product page. Continue reading for a full video unboxing and review.

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PNY SSD

PNY's 240GB CS1211 Solid State Drive is perfect for turbocharging your computer, and it can be picked up for $59 shipped, this weekend only, originally $89.99. Upgrade your laptop or desktop computer and feel the difference with super-fast OS boot times and speedy application loads. Offering exceptional performance, up to 520MB/s seq. read and 310MB/s seq. write speeds. Product page. Continue reading for a boot-up speed test video and more information.

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Toshiba Canvio Connect

Toshiba's Canvio Connect II 2TB Portable Hard Drive is not only rugged, but has plenty of storage for all of your files, and you can pick one up for just $79.99 shipped, today only, originally $189. Access and share content from any device anywhere via the internet. Using the free download of PogoPlug PC software easily upload and download content from any device. Canvio Connect II is pocket-sized and easy to carry. Product page. Continue reading for a video on how to disassemble it, should you need to expand storage.

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Old 70s Hard Drive

In 1973, IBM introduced the IBM 3340 "Winchester" disk drive, the first significant commercial use of low mass and low load heads with lubricated platters. This technology and its derivatives remained the standard through 2011. This particular model weighs around 80-pounds, can store 3.78GB of data, and costs $250,000. It was used primarily by banks to store account data. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Samsung Portable SSD T1

The Samsung T1 Portable SSD may be smaller than a credit card, but this drive packs a powerful punch, all for $99.99 shipped, today only, originally priced at $149.99. Weighing in at just 1 ounce, it's about as heavy as the included 5-inch USB cable, but on the inside, you'll find 3D-vertical NAND flash memory, which are memory cells stacked in up to 32 layers, greatly increasing the density and storage space for less cost. It also supports Samsung's Turbo Write (450 MB/s) technology, in which during write operations, data is first written to this zone at high speeds, then, during idle periods, moved from the buffer to the primary storage region, resulting in much faster performance from the user's perspective. Product page. Continue reading for a full video review and more information.

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WD 6TB Hard Drive

WD's 6TB My Book Portable USB 3.0 Hard Drive ensures that you'll securely have all your files on-the-go, without having to lug around several devices, all for $179.99 shipped, today only, originally $299.99. Just plug in the high speed USB 3.0 cable, run the software and you're ready to quickly transfer files or backup your computer. Product page. Continue reading for an unboxing video and more information.

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SanDisk Extreme 500 Portable SSD

SanDisk's Extreme 500 Portable 120GB SSD is much faster as well as smaller than traditional external hard drives, and you can get one for $59.99 shipped, today only, originally priced at $100.85. This high-speed SSD with read speeds of up to 415MB/s is up to 4X faster than a portable hard disk drive so you can move your files in a flash. Product page. Continue reading for another video and more information.

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Seagate Backup Plus Slim

Seagate's Backup Plus Slim 2TB Portable HDD is the world's slimmest in its class, and you can pick one up for just $68 shipped, today only, originally priced at $129.99. High-speed USB 3.0 and 2.0 connectivity offers plug-and-play functionality on your PC without the need of an external power supply. Product page. Continue reading for a video showing why it's also the best 2TB hard drive for the PS4.

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Seagate Backup Plus 5TB

Seagate's Backup Plus 5TB Portable HDD not only comes with 200GB of free cloud storage, but it has enough space to hold all your files and more, all for $119.99 shipped, today only, originally priced at $179.99. The Seagate Backup Plus Desktop Drive is compatible with both PCs and Macs, so you can transfer files between computers without the hassle of reformatting. Product page. Continue reading for an unboxing video and more information.

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MyDigitalSSD 64GB Pocket SSD

MyDigitalSSD's 64GB OTG mSATA SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Solid State Drive ensures you always have all of your important files ready, and at the fastest transfer speeds possible, all for $42.99 shipped, today only, originally $49.99. The OTG mSSD is an ultra portable plug and play drive that offers total USB 3.0 5Gbps performance with any USB attached SCSI Protocol (UASP) compliant system resulting in real SSD speeds up to 460MB/s. Product page. Continue reading for another video review, but this time, of the 256GB version.

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