CES 2013: Lacie Blade Runner 4TB Hard Drive protects from backups lost like tears in rain

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External hard drive design is, for the most part, as boring as tech comes. Nondescript black oblongs tucked aside your monitor or laptop, they're nothing much to write home about. Designer Philippe Starck doesn't do nondescript though, and his new…

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Western Digital My Book Thunderbolt Duo Dual-Drive storage system now shipping.

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Western Digital's My Book Thunderbolt Duo Dual-Drive is now up for sale after first being revealed at January's MacWorld 2012 show. Making use of the new superfast Thunderbolt data transfer standard, the My Book Thunderbolt Duo Dual-Drive can be equipped…

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REVIEW: Western Digital My Book Essential 3TB external hard drive

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If you're looking to do some super-quick, super-painless PC spring cleaning, you'll want to grab an external hard drive with USB 3.0 transfer speeds. Western Digital's My Book Essential range offers as much as a massive 3TB of external storage, and transfer speeds three times as fast as USB 2.0 thanks to their USB 3.0 connectivity options. We took a 3TB model for a spin. Read on for our thoughts!

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