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Seagate Backup Plus Hub

Seagate's Backup Plus Hub 8TB Desktop HDD has two integrated USB 3.0 ports on the front for mobile device charging, and it's being offered for only $179.99 shipped, today only, originally $249.99. The Backup Plus Hub is compatible with Mac and Windows. Install the NTSF driver for Mac, and you can use the drive interchangeably between Windows and Mac computers without reformatting. Product page. Continue reading for a full video review and more information.

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MyDigitalSSD 512GB

The MyDigitalSSD 512GB Pocket SSD supports SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interfaces, which are up to 10x faster than USB 2.0, and it's being offered for only $114.99 shipped with coupon code: 55OFFOTG, today only, originally $169.99. 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 - be sure to enter coupon code: 55OFFOTG during final checkout to receive the additional discount. Continue reading for another hands-on video and more information.

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SanDisk Portable SSD

SanDisk's Extreme 500 Portable SSD 240GB is four times faster than traditional portable hard drives, and it's being offered for only $93.50 shipped, today only, originally $151.28. 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. It also has no moving parts to break and comes with 128-bit AES encryption software to ensure your files are secure wherever you go. Product page. Continue reading for another full video review and more information.

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WD Elements 2TB

Western Digital's 2TB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive offers high-capacity storage to go, ultra-fast data transfer rates and universal connectivity with USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 devices, all for $69.99 shipped, today only, originally $83.88. The small, lightweight enclosure features massive capacity and WD quality and reliability. Product page. Continue reading for a full video unboxing, review and more information.

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Toshiba Canvio Connect II

Toshiba's Canvio Connect II 1TB Portable HDD is pocket-sized and can backup your system automatically, all for $54.99 shipped, today only, originally $119.99. With the mobile feature on the Canvio Connect you can access and share even if you leave it at home. As long as it's hooked up to your computer, you can get to your photos, music, movies and even massive files from any PC, smartphone or tablet over the Internet. Product page. Continue reading for an unboxing video and more information.

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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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