All posts in "Mac External Drive Reviews"

Toshiba Canvio Advance for Mac (A Review for a Mac User)

By Paul Gregory / September 13, 2019

MacTakeAwayData Rank – 8 stars out of 10 The Toshiba Canvio Advance burst onto the market in February 2018. You’ll see in this review how the Canvio Advance stacks up, for a Mac user. Toshiba Canvio Advance Verdict You’ll find in the Canvio Advance a mid range drive in the Toshiba external hard drive line […]


What is the Best External Hard Drive for Mac – Don’t Risk It

By Paul Gregory / August 29, 2019

Risk what? Your memories, your listening pleasure and all your hard work, stored on your Mac laptop and desktop. It doesn’t matter if your data is; Work documents, legal documents or that video of grandma holding her first grandchild. You want to know you’re not going to loose them forever. This is where having an external hard drive […]


WD Elements Review – What the Smart Mac Would Choose in 2019

By Paul Gregory / August 27, 2019

MacTakeAwayData Rank – 8 stars out of 10 When you’re tight on space in your Mac. And you know you must get a back up sorted.  But you’re short on cash. Is the WD Elements Portable external hard drive the smart choice for your Mac? WD Elements Pros WD Elements Cons WD Elements Review Verdict […]


Apple Airport Time Capsule Review, Is It Still Great?

By Paul Gregory / August 22, 2019

​MacTakeAwayData Rank You’ve been able to buy the Apple Airport Time Capsule since 2013. And those of you who knew the 4th generation will love the significantly smaller footprint of the new 2TB and 3TB Airport Time Capsule.  This latest 5th generation is more attractive in its design. But several years on from its release will you find […]


Best WD My Passport for Mac Review for Your Mac

By Simon Irons / July 31, 2019

Oh no! It’s a disaster your Macbook Pro or Air is out of space. What now? You need somewhere to offload some of those files and fast. And you should really have a backup of everything you have on your Mac while you’re about it. Because the last thing you want is your documents, videos […]


WD Elements VS My Passport Which is Best for Your Mac?

By Paul Gregory / July 19, 2019

You’ve been looking at external hard drives for your Mac and you quite fancy the two from Western Digital. The decision has come down to the WD Elements versus My Passport and which one would be the best.Which is the best external drive for you?​Let me outline the head to head similarities and differences so that […]


Wireless External Hard Drive for Mac Need to Knows B4U Buy

By Paul Gregory / February 15, 2019

With the recent news of the discontinuation of the Apple Airport Time Capsule the race is on to find an alternative wireless external hard drive for Mac. The Apple Airport Time Capsule is much loved and will be sorely missed by its fans and me. I explore the current contenders with the aim of finding out how […]


Toshiba Canvio Connect II vs Basics Which For Mac

By Paul Gregory / February 8, 2019

Toshiba refreshed their external hard drive line up in February 2018, so how does the refreshed Canvio Basics compare to the Toshiba Canvio Connect II? When you are connecting these drives to a Mac.ProsToshiba Canvio Connect II ​Three attractive color ways, Black, Blue Red. Aluminum on the premium version ​Internal shock sensor and ramp loading technology […]


Seagate Expansion VS Backup Plus Who is on Top For Mac

By Paul Gregory / January 12, 2019

Have a Mac and looking for an external disk drive? Want to know how the Seagate Expansion vs Backup Plus and which may be better for you, your situation and your Mac? Read my research on the pros and cons of each. Comparison At a Glance Seagate Expansion VS Backup Plus Slim Features Seagate Expansion […]

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