LACIE RUGGED USB 3.0 $299.99, lacie.com
With universal connectivity via Thunderbolt and USB 3.0, this shock-proof device has a rubber coat to protect it from bumps and drops of up to 4 feet. It converts data at a surprisingly speedy 385MB per second, and has AES 256-bit encryption software to up for both Macs and PCs. It measures 3.5 in x 5.5 in x 0.9 in and is available in four versions, with capacities of 256GB to 2TB.
– Jenny Southan