ioSafe external drive takes shotgun blast and keeps working

Go-Anywhere Ultra Rugged Portable Hard Drive

At CES 2011, ioSafe demonstrated the durability of its Go-Anywhere Ultra Rugged Portable Hard Drive by letting reporters shoot it with a shotgun. I had a chance to take a few shots myself.

I apologize for the graininess of some photos. I shot them with my iPhone 4 in less-than-optimal light.

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By Bill Detwiler

Bill Detwiler is Editor in Chief of TechRepublic and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop support specialist in the ...