Keeping your data safe is a necessity in this day and age, especially with all the advances in technology we have had. In a world where computer failures happen, backing up your data is essential. Amazon is currently offering a range of Toshiba Canvio Connect II portable hard drives at a deep discount.

In fact they are taking over 50% off 1TB, 2TB, and 3TB portable hard drives. While they come in a variety of colors, you can save the most money on the basic black color. The Canvio Connect II will work with either PCs or Macs out of the box, and they’re quite portable. They feature full system backup and recovery software as well, plus you can schedule automatic backups. they will connect to your computer via a USB connection, which will also provide power to the unit.

You can grab the 1TB model for $49.99, the 2TB for $79.99, and a 3TB for a great deal at $139.99.

Toshiba Canvio Connect II 1TB Portable Hard Drive, $49.99-$139.99 with free Prime shipping

Jacob Krol is a sophomore at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, PA. He has a big love for all things tech, he's a huge Springsteen fan, and he is also a native New Jerseyan.