Suffice it to say that the Transcend StoreJet 25 Mobile is tough as nails. As a matter of fact, Transcend describes it as "a cybernetic organism: living tissue over a metal endoskeleton." Alright, maybe they didn't go THAT far, but this little external hard drive can take a free-fall drop or two, for sure.
It's built with three layers of material protection from the elements: a durable silicone shell, a suspension bracket, and a thick rubber casing on the outside. While we don't recommend you use this hard drive for artillery, it's certainly strong … Read more
The beauty of an external hard drive lies almost completely in its simplicity. It's designed to do one thing, and it better do it well: transfer data as fast as possible from a host computer, allowing the user to spend as little time waiting as possible. While other drives add automatic backup solutions or brag about their indestructibility, the $175, 500GB Transcend StoreJet 25f portable hard drive only does what it's supposed to, and on the cheap to boot.
If small in size but big in capacity aren't good enough for you, Transcend on Wednesday will offer a little extra with a new member in its StoreJet external hard drive family.
The new StoreJet 25F comes in a designer gloss diamond pattern and lustrous metallic finish and features anti-slip rubber feet to provide a stable base for resting on a table or computer case.
The drive offers 500GB of storage space and comes in a size similar to the company's previous StoreJet external hard drives.
Measuring only 4.5 inches by 3.2 inches by 0.6-inch, … Read more
Transcend is kicking up its pocket-size external hard drives to 500GB, the company announced Tuesday. This is the second vendor I've run into that now offers compact external hard drives of this storage size. The first was OWC, with its Mercury On-The-Go, which came out awhile ago.
Both models are based on 2.5-inch 5400rpm SATA internal hard drives and feature USB-only connection interfaces with bus-powered capability. These drives are compact enough. However, … Read more