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3 wireless media hubs: Extra storage for mobile devices

Wireless media hubs let you take along as much storage as you need and power your mobile devices besides. We look at three of the latest.

14 Things You Need to Know About Data Storage Management

"When it comes to storing data, there is no 'one-size-fits-all' solution," says Orlando Scott-Cowley, Messaging, Security and Storage Evangelist at Mimecast, a cloud and mobile data storage and security provider.

7 mobile hard drives: More portable and more powerful

Mobile hard drives have become lighter and smaller while offering higher capacities at lower prices. We look at 7 of the latest models to help you choose.

HP 3PAR conjures powerful storage magic

HP 3PAR StoreServe 7400 combines high scalability, high performance, and a big bag of tricks for easing storage management

Review: SanDisk's wireless mobile flash drives -- one of them's a winner

SanDisk this week released its first wireless external flash drives, offering mobile device users up to 64GB of capacity for streaming movies or storing photos. But only one of the two drives is a clear winner.

Review: QNAP NAS meets XBMC media center

QNAP's TS-669L can store all your content and play it directly to your TV, though HD playback could be smoother

3 new SSDs to boost your laptop's speed

Seagate, Samsung and OCZ have launched new consumer-class SSDs. We benchmarked all three to find which one has the best performance.

DBX 2013: Photos from Dropbox's first-ever developer conference

For a cloud storage provider, Dropbox puts on quite a show. On Tuesday it held its inaugural developer conference in San Francisco, and there was plenty of colorful activity to see.

A NAS box for all seasons

We tested five Network Attached Storage (NAS) appliances, ranging from 4T to 18TB in capacity and targeted for small offices and businesses with up to 20 to 25 users. All are more-or-less in the same price range: about $700 to $2,000 with drives.

Here, there, everywhere: 3 personal cloud storage systems

While cloud storage services like Dropbox or Box are very useful, they can become costly -- and who is controlling your data? One of these three personal cloud storage systems could be your alternative.

Box offers user-friendly file-sharing, but faces big competition

The cloud storage service is an intuitive collaboration tool and has IT-friendly features. However, it's in a crowded, competitive market that includes Microsoft.

Review: StarTech's flash drive duplicator, eraser is fast and simple

The 1-to-2 Flash Drive duplicator transfers data at up to 1.5GB per minute and like StarTech's hard drive duplicator, it's remarkably simple to use.

Review: HP 3PAR conjures powerful storage magic

HP 3PAR StoreServe 7400 combines high scalability, high performance, and a big bag of tricks for easing storage management

i-FlashDrive HD a flash drive for iPads, iPhones, and laptops

Wouldn't it be nice if you could just plug a flash drive into your iPhone or iPad when you want to transfer a file or you're short on storage? PhotoFast actually has one: The i-FlashDrive HD is a flash drive for the iPad, iPhone, and Mac.

Seagate's Central hits a home run in the NAS game

Shaw reviews the Seagate Central network-attached hard drive.

21 tips for supercharging your cloud storage

Cloud storage isn't just for files and photos. With the right tools and services, you can do much more: organize data, or automate uploads and downloads. Synchronize, of course. Score extra space without paying an extra cent. Run a basic Web site from a cloud service, manage media, or even fax.

Wi-Fi hard drive showdown: Corsair Voyager vs. Seagate Wireless Plus

What could be better than a portable hard drive? A battery-powered portable hard drive that provides its own Wi-Fi hotspot, of course. Corsair's Voyager Air and Seagate's Wireless Plus command hefty price premiums compared to more ordinary drives, but they are also extremely convenient.

Boost your iPad's storage with Seagate Wireless Plus

I love my iPad, but I made the mistake of buying a 16GB model--that's not enough storage for all my apps, home videos, movies, TV shows, photos, and documents. I can rely on cloud storage, but since my iPad is Wi-Fi only, I like having extra local storage. I've been using a Kensington Wi-Drive, but it has its limitations.

Clearing up Microsoft SkyDrive Pro confusion

Microsoft's SkyDrive service has gained a lot of traction over the past couple of years, given that it works well across numerous platforms (including Gmail and Xbox 360) and is easy to use. With Office 2013 and Office 365, Microsoft introduced a SkyDrive Pro service that is oriented toward businesses and enterprises.

Seagate Wireless Plus review: A terabyte of mobile wireless storage

Seagate's Wireless Plus drive offers a terabyte of storage and a way to stash your videos, photos, music and documents or wirelessly stream them to your mobile devices.