Transcend's MLC flash cards are inconspicous and can give your MacBook a healthy storage boost.
LaCie's Fuel 2TB features an attractive and unusual design, but can it beat the competition when it comes to performance?
The Seagate Wireless Plus 2TB is boon for those who look to pack as much data in as little space as possible, with Wi-Fi connectivity and impressive battery life.
The PQI U510 looks appealing. You can't help but be drawn to a stylish- looking drive that's the size of a credit card, weighs only 23g and is available in sizes of 1GB, 2GB, 4GB and 8GB.
A portable DVD drive like this one from Plextor has obvious advantages,even for desktop users. If you only need to burn DVDs once in a while,it makes sense to get a pocket-sized drive that you can slide into adrawer when you don't need it
A drive burning DVDs at 18x would surely explode into a million pieces - or so we thought. Plextor's PX-760A certainly generates the sort of noise that would suggest such a catastrophe, but it's admirably shy of vibration.
You can argue about processors and hard drives until you're blue in the face, but what really matters in a media centre is purely superficial. It's got to look fantastic if you're putting it near your TV...