Storage 2011 Notebook/Laptop Articles

Popular Storage Articles for 2011

Battle of the 1TB Laptop Hard Drives: Samsung vs. Western Digital

It's time to replace that pathetic little hard drive that came with your laptop. We reviewed two of the latest one terabyte laptop hard drives: the Samsung Spinpoint M8 and[...]

Aluratek USB 3.0 ExpressCard Review

If you're like most laptop owners, you might be interested in the latest super-fast USB 3.0 external hard drives, but don't have USB 3.0 ports on your notebook. Aluratek comes[...]

Western Digital My Passport Essential USB 3.0 Review

The Western Digital "My Passport" series of external hard drives is perhaps the most successful line of portable external hard drives today. The new My Passport Essential raises the bar[...]

25 Top Gadget Add-Ons for PCs, iPhones, iPads, and Android Devices

The Christmas countdown is on, but there's still time ahead for finding gadgets that will add more power, connectivity, storage, and/or fun new features to PCs and/ or mobile devices.[...]

Seagate Momentus 750GB 7200rpm Hard Drive Review

Today we are going to have a look at the industry's first 750GB 7200rpm notebook hard drive: the Seagate Momentus ST9750420AS. This model has two 375GB platters inside a normal[...]

Crucial M4 128GB SSD Review

The new Crucial M4 Solid State Drive (SSD) uses the latest Marvell controller and 25nm IMFT NAND flash memory to deliver the fastest possible storage for your notebook. Is this[...]

Nero 11 Platinum Review: From DVD Burning to Advanced Video Editing

In Nero 11 Platinum, a software package for DVD/CD disc burning and media creation, the sum of the parts is greater than the whole. Read the full review.

750GB Seagate Momentus XT Review: The Latest and Greatest Hybrid Drive

The new second generation Seagate Momentus XT hybrid drive promises to deliver faster performance and greater storage capacity at a fraction of the cost of a SSD. Keep reading to[...]

Network-Attached Storage (NAS) vs. External Hard Drives: Which One is Right for You?

Sometimes, when downloading a file or installing a new program, you suddenly realize that your hard drives are full. "Can I uninstall this or delete that?" Here's how to get[...]

OCZ Vertex 3 120GB Review

The latest solid state drive (SSD) in our review line up is the OCZ Vertex 3 120GB. According to the specs this should be one of the fastest SSDs we've[...]

SSD shootout: Samsung 470 vs. Corsair Nova vs. OCZ Vertex 2

We took a closer look at some of the fastest SSDs available to notebook users: the Samsung 470, the Corsair Nova V128 and the OCZ Vertex 2. Keep reading to[...]

Microsoft Office 365 Preview: Hello Lync, Goodbye Live Meeting

Microsoft's Office 365, now set for rollout on Tuesday, will swap out Live Meeting for Lync Online collaboration while improving the online editions of Exchange and PowerPoint. Although Microsoft's latest[...]

Western Digital Nomad Rugged Hard Drive Case Review

Hard drives are vulnerable to drops and rough treatment since they have moving parts. External hard drives are even more exposed and increase the potential for data loss. Western Digital[...]

Top Software Picks: 22 Hot Apps for PCs, Phones, iPads, and Android Tablets

Here are our picks for seven top software apps in each of three device categories: PCs, smartphones, iPads and Android tablets. We've chosen an overall winner, too!

With Steve Jobs Gone, How Will Apple’s Software Fare Vs. Windows 8 & Android?

Apple's remaining management team now inherits two aspects of Steve Jobs' legacy: profoundly successful previous products, plus an ongoing embracement of change.

Iomega Home Media Network Hard Drive Cloud Edition Review

The new Iomega Home Media Network Hard Drive, Cloud Edition is a easy-to-use network storage device that lets you share and access files, photos, video, and music between all your[...]

Holiday Deals on PC Software: Black Friday – Before and After

November is a fabulous month to get bargains on PC software, whether you're shopping for yourself or for somebody on your holiday gift list. Great deals are already out there[...]

Seagate GoFlex Slim Review

The new GoFlex Slim external hard drive from Seagate is one of the lightest and thinnest USB hard drives on the market. The sleek, anodized aluminum enclosure packs a fast[...]

CES 2012 Preview: 3DTV Football, Ultramobile PCs, Wireless, and Some Gadget Sneak Peeks

What will we see at CES 2012? Here are some sneak peeks at gadgets set for rollout at the Las Vegas extravaganza in January.

Samsung SSD 830 Series: New SATA 3 Solid State Drives for Consumers

Samsung Electronics just announced its brand new line of internal solid state drives (SSDs) designed for consumer laptops and desktops - the Samsung SSD 830 series, and will be available[...]