With the holidays almost at an end, it’s time to focus on the school year ahead. To complement your new hardware purchase, you’ll need a few extras to complete the package. Make sure you’re ready to go with these back to school storage essentials.

WD My Passport 5TB

WD My Passport 5TB
An essential tool for the digital student, with portable HDDs, it’s best to stick with the reliable names in the business – there’s nothing worse than losing content from a faulty HDD. The super slim USB 3.0 My Passport range now features an expansive 5TB model to hold all of your photos, videos, documents, movies and music. It will also allow users to connect and organise content on your essential social media platforms. Compatible with both Windows and Mac, the drive comes with a hardware encrypted password option and you can also set an auto back-up schedule to be on the safe side.

Samsung T5 Portable SSD Drive 1TB

Samsung T5 Portable SSD Drive 1TB
Compact and the size of credit card, the solid state drive Samsung T5 at only 10.5mm will practically fit in a wallet. It comes with a generous 1TB of storage, is shockproof from a height of two metres, has a fast transfer rate for all of your content, and is good to go with both Windows and Mac operating systems.

SanDisk Ultra USB Flash Drive 3.0 32GB

SanDisk Ultra USB Flash Drive 3.0 32GB
You want fast transfer speeds, you’ve got it! The SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 flash drive can transfer a full-length movie in less than 40 seconds – that’s 10 times faster than USB 2.0. With 32GB of space up it’s sleeve, there’s more than enough room for music, videos, documents and photos. It’s light, comes complete with SanDisk SecureAccess software for password protection and the overall design is pretty sleek too.

SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive Go

SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive Go
Remember that time when your iPhone storage was sufficient to hold all the photos and videos that you took? Yeah, us neither. No matter how high you shoot on the storage front, it fills up quicker than subscriptions for The Mandalorian. SanDisk are here to lend a helping hand with its password-protected iXpand Flash Drive Go, a plug in solution that automatically backs up your iPhone content. The USB 3.0 connector enables you to swiftly transfer said content straight to your computer, freeing up all that valuable space on your phone.