Docks are a great way to use bare 2.5-inch or 3.5-inch internal hard drives without requiring costly enclosures, and Vantec is about to make them friendly with mobile gadgets thanks to the power of Wi-Fi.
The Vantec NexStar can connect two 2.5-inch or 3.5-inch hard drives at
once. That’s very useful if you want to transfer files between two
external drives. However, you’ll have to connect the NexStar using only
USB 2.0 or eSATA, there’s no FireWire port. The already-slow USB
pipeline gets overloaded while simultaneously reading one drive and
writing to another, so be prepared to wait while the drives do their