Backing up your data is important, and the best way to do that is to use an external hard drive, and speaking of which, today we have a special external backup hard drive that we want to show you.
Seagate’s been in the hard drive business for donkeys years and recently we were sent one of their relatively new (2010) FreeAgent GoFlex 320GB portable external hard drives for a review. Their main selling point? – Its the ‘World’s most upgradeable hard drive’, we’ll see in the quick review below what they actually mean by that.
You read that pretty correctly. And I do not mean that you use some kind of magical driver which will help your USB 2.0 port shell out speed that matches with that of USB 3.0. There isn’t any such software available yet! What we discuss here is the newly launched Seagate adapter which can use your ExpressCard slot to convert it to USB 3.0.
Henceforth, you will end up using the much faster (when compared to USB 3.0) USB service without even upgrading your hardware to the new technology, USB 3.0. But, why will you want to use Seagate’s adapter when you don’t have any device that requires USB 3.0? The answer is simple; Seagate has launched its new set of hard disk drives namely GoFlex which are fast and henceforth worth buying. After all, USB 3.0 is 10 times faster than USB 2.0 and why will you want to miss out on such a furious device? Continue reading »
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