Keep your porn more hidden than ever with Lenovo's 128-bit encrypted ThinkPad USB Portable Secure HD

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We’re sure there are plenty of uses for external hard drives other than using them as hiding places for pornography. Like, er, as a back up for treasured family photos. 320GB of treasured family photographs.

If you have need for a large chunk of external memory and need it safely locked away behind a 128-bit virtual wall (then hidden in the loft or underneath a floorboard until you’ve got the house to yourself), Lenovo has it covered with its ThinkPad USB Portable Secure Hard Drive – complete with onboard…

External hard drive planned for Nintendo Wii, or so the latest rumours go

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Could Nintendo be answering many fanboys’ prayers message board tantrums, and be developing an external hard drive?

If an employment advertisement posted by Nintendo of America is anything to go by, then yes, yes they are. The job noticed called for developers to design a “test plan for Wii’s USB devices”, once again stoking the fire of external hard drive rumours.

Sadly the Nintendo of Europe head honcho, Laurent Fischer, claimed…

LG announces BE06LU10 external Blu-ray rewriter and HD DVD-ROM drive

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LG’s mobile phone department may be going from strength to strength, but with their recent announcement that they won’t be giving up on the HD DVD format, the situation on that side of the company will be going through some tough times in the coming months.

The Korean giant is putting its money where its mouth is, with the release of the BE06LU10, an external Blu-ray rewriter and HD DVD-ROM. With read speeds of 6x for both HD DVD and Blu-ray, it also…

As expected, Microsoft confirms the discontinuation of the HD DVD add-on

This will come as no surprise to anyone who knows a smidgen of information regarding the events from the last two months’ worth of HD DVD/Blu-ray torment.

With Toshiba’s announcement last Tuesday that they were ceasing their involvement in the HD DVD format, all eyes were on Microsoft and their Xbox 360.

On Saturday, news leaked that the inevitable had occurred, and Microsoft would discontinue their external HD DVD drive, however they will continue to offer technical support and even repair the £99 device if needed. Don’t give up hope on all…