Hopefully someone will be able to help me...
I've decided to invest in an external hard drive, and on exploring options discovered the Maxtor Shard Storage II 500GB baby NAS.
Now I like the idea of being able to network it, as my computer is a laptop and not usually in one place and I wouldn't have to move the hard drive around and I can hook up my printer that isn't currently networked.
I have read that the Maxtor can't be connected directly to the computer, is that correct? If so, is there an external hard drive that is network cabable (preferably wireless, since my network is mainly wireless and will be completely once I move house..), can be connected directly to a laptop and has the option for a printer to be connected to it for about the same cost (could go up a little more maybe..)? (I hope that all made sense)
Thanks in advance.