By now, most gamers probably know that the irreplaceable 500GB HDD within the Xbox One actually only allows you to use 391GB for games and other other user-related storage purposes. You also might already know that you can't manage the contents of the Xbox One's hard drive... not yet, anyway.Click To Continue Reading
LaCie has doubled the storage capacity of its extra-resilient Rugged USB 3.0 Thunderbolt Series external hard drives. They now offer two terabytes of storage that you can drop or carelessly toss about for $300. Read more...
Is your iTunes library getting a little too big for your internal hard drive? Do you wish you had those gigs of space back without deleting that music library you’ve curated over the years? Well, it’s actually fairly easy to get your...Show More Summary
External hard drives make more sense than internal drives these days. You can connect one to any device, hook it up to your router for access on any gadget, and always carry your data with you without having to lug your whole laptop around. Show More Summary
The bad news is that the Playstation 4 does not support external hard drives. The good news is that, like with the PS3, the internal hard drive is easily user-upgradeable. The really good news is that, like with the PS3, you can throw a solid state drive inside your Playstation 4. Read more...
Cloud-based backup services come as close as you can get to making this necessary, but oh-so-avoidable chore hassle-free. Even if you already back up your data to an external hard drive, you need a cloud service in case that drive is...Show More Summary
Western Digital has been emailing customers and warning them about hard drives “experiencing data loss when updating to Apple’s OS X Mavericks.” The problem seems to effect multiple kinds of drives, including the company’s popular MyBook lineup. Show More Summary
If you own a Western Digital branded external hard drive you might want to be careful about upgrading to Mavericks. The hard disk manufacturer has emailed customers warning of data loss when upgrading to Mavericks if its Drive Manager, Raid Manager or SmartWare applications are installed. The email to customers comes after the company support... Read More
If you are about to upgrade to OS X Mavericks you might want to stay away from Western Digital external hard drives until your upgrade is complete. The company on Sunday sent an email to customers, warning of data loss that can be experienced when upgrading to Mavericks. Show More Summary
If you own a Western Digital branded external hard drive you might want to be careful about upgrading to Mavericks. The hard disk manufacturer has emailed customers warning of data loss... Keep reading ?
If you own a Wester Digital external hard drive, you might want to think twice before plugging it into your OS X Mavericks computer, or better yet if you haven’t upgraded, perhaps you might want to hold off on doing so for the moment. Show More Summary
Western Digital has emailed customers warning them about possible data loss when connecting external hard drives to Macs with OS X Mavericks installed. The MacRumors Forums, Western Digital's forums, and Apple's Support Communities all...Show More Summary
Xolelwa Mzili's PC no longer sees her external hard drive. Can she recover the files? Because they're used heavily for backup and sneakernet, we tend to assume that every file on an external hard drive also exists elsewhere. But if a...Show More Summary
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You can swap out the internal HDD, but can't put your save data on a thumb stick.
Sony has just posted a massive PS4 FAQ on the PlayStation Blog, and it's full of granular details surrounding the next-gen console. One noteworthy piece of news: the PS4 won't support external hard drives, although the internal hard drive will be swappable. Read more...
Western Digital’s new external hard drive, My Cloud, has a faster processor and a smoother setup than its predecessor.
Transporter Sync lets you leave data storage to your own devices, turning your spare external hard drive into a networked cloud-like storage.