There are many portable hard drives on the market today. Most are not much to look at and can easily hide in plain sight.
Maybe you want something more? Do you want a high performance portable hard drive for your new Mac that is rugged and has a unique funky look? Maybe you would like a drive that is water resistant, shock proof, and easily transportable; yet stands out in a crowd? Here are three such devices that will deliver in all areas of performance and look good while doing it.
1. The LaCie Rugged Triple Hard Disk
The Features – available in 500 GB and 1 TB sizes. It can be connected via USB 3.0 or FireWire 800 ports. AES 256-bit encryption software. Outside, the edges are covered in a shock-absorbing case. Inside it features rubber bumpers and a Hard Drive that is shock-resistant.
Has a super-fast transfer rate of 800Mbps when using FireWire 800. The Triple also has an Eco mode that lowers power usage when drive is idle. The Triple weighs in a bit heavy at 8.8 oz.
The funky look is brushed aluminum case with bright orange sleeve.
2. Adata SH14 portable hard drive
The Features – three storage sizes 500 GB, 750GB, and 1 TB. Connection to the drive is via USB 3.0 or 2.0. Outside the edges and back are covered in a shock absorbing curved-grid sleeve. The SH14 is the lightest of the three at 7.41 oz.
The funky look is sleek black case with silicone cover in passion red or serene black. The back has a quilted upholstery-like style.
3. Transcend StoreJet 25H3P
The Features – capacities available are 500GB, 750GB, and 1 TB. Drive includes a backup button for quick and easy backups. The outside case is reinforced to distribute forces if dropped and inside the drive is protected by a suspension damper. Connection to the StoreJet is via USB 3.0 or 2.0. The Transcend is the heaviest of the three at 8.96 oz.
The funky look is bright purple front cover with black silicone sides and back.
All three drives offer a funky style and high performance. They feature AES 256-bit encryption software, run at 5400 rpm and have military grade shock resistance. Still, each has a unique and fresh look that is sure to please while working flawlessly with your new Macbook from Tesco Direct.