CNET’s Dong Ngo writes a thorough post explaining how to choose from amongst the portable drive options.
He writes, “The cloud is great. But if you have serious storage needs, online backup is never quite enough. Drawbacks such as intermittent broadband access or frustratingly slow speeds mean local storage are essential. And, of course, it never hurts to have a backup of the backup. That’s where portable storage comes in. Whether you’re editing a home video, storing zillions of family photos, storing your killer PowerPoint decks or keeping your MP3 collection at the ready, local storage still beats the cloud.”
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