Encryption in Buffalo MiniStation and DriveStation
Buffalo launching two new external hard drives by name MiniStation and DriveStation. The news of them is that they come with built-in encryption, which prevents unwanted guests to access the information. Are you afraid to lose or be robbed of your important files, this could be interesting.
Encryption of external hard drives are hardware-rate and the standard AES265bit. For Windows users there is a function called Secure lid manager Dolphin, Which allows you to avoid logging in with a password each time you use the hard drive on your regular computer.
Buffalo MiniStation is a portable hard drive that is based on a 2.5-inch disk. They are small and compact, lightweight and take, and it's easy to join them because you do not need an external power supply. The drives will stand the power coming from the USB connection.
Prices for mini-station starts at 899 kronor to 250 GB up to 1199 bits for 500 GB.
Big Brother Buffalo DriveStation is a more stationary device running with a 3.5-inch hard drive and thus need external power adapter. The benefits of buying one of these, is that you get more storage for the money and the hard disk is faster. Here starts the price of 699 crowns for 500 GB and goes up to 1999 crowns for 2 TB (ie 2000 GB).
SanDisk Extreme Pro CompactFlash has a read / write speed of impressive 90 MB per second. The cards are available with a variety of storage capacities ranging from 16 to 64 MB.
Among the memory cards are SD cards the most widely used today. Most digital cameras and digital camcorders use the SDHC, which is the faster version of SD cards. But compact flash, Which is a major card, has advantages to offer better transfer rates, which is why they are often used by the SLR.