Maximum PC Challenge: We BBQ a Fireproof Hard Drive

Alan Fackler

IoSafe claims that its SoloPro external drive can withstand temperatures of up to 1550 degrees Fahrenheit for up to half an hour, and last for three days in ten feet of water, all without harming the data on its 1TB internal drive. We'll just see about that.

Gordon, Alan, Natalie and myself, accompanied by Mark Madeo and Patrick Kawahara from our photo studio, took our not-at-all-suspicious selves over to a nearby marina, lit some coals, threw some dogs on the grill, and got ready to test IoSafe's claims about the SoloPro 1TB USB 3.0 external storage device. Here's what happened.

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