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WD ships first 2 TB portable hard drive with Next-Gen My Passport

Western Digital announced the next generation of its top-selling My Passport line of portable hard drives, offering consumers a fresh new enclosure design and the first-ever 2 TB capacity in a portable drive. Now available in five popular colors: white, black, silver, blue, and red, with a range of capacities beginning from 500 GB, the new sleeker My Passport portable drives offer digital consumers an appealing array of storage options that reflect their personal style. Additionally, the new My Passport drives offer WD SmartWare automatic backup software and WD Security for password protection and hardware encryption.

With the addition of premium finishes, specially-engineered to make the outer shell more resistant to scratches and fingerprints, the new My Passport external drives feature ultra-fast USB 3.0 connectivity; USB 2.0 compatibility; continuous, automatic backup software; and password protection with hardware encryption. The included software offers the flexibility to customize the drive to a user’s storage preferences: installing all features, just the components needed, or using the drive without the software. The new 2 TB model offers massive capacity in an amazing pocket-sized enclosure, affording plenty of secure storage for all of one’s photos, video, music and other important files.
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Posted by on March 21, 2012 in Technology, WD (Western Digital)

 

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WD launches new exciting products

My Book Live

Western Digital (WD), the world’s leader in external storage solution, recently launched new and exciting products that will surely catch the attention of millions of techie public. The exciting products include the WD 2go and WD 2go Pro mobile apps for its My Book Live, the newest generation of My Passport portable hard drives and the next generation of its WD TV Live.
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Posted by on November 11, 2011 in Technology, WD (Western Digital)

 

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WD Introduces 6 TB External Hard Drive to Support Increased HD Content Creation

Western Digital introduced its My Book Studio Edition II dual-drive storage system with a massive 6 terabytes (TB) of storage to meet the capacity needs of today’s creative pros and Mac enthusiasts who create, store, edit and archive large HD video and photo files. The new capacity provides users 33 percent more storage than the previous capacity, while maintaining the same footprint.

Combining its extended 6 TB storage capacity and compatibility with Apple Time Machine, the new My Book Studio Edition II drive becomes an instant storage solution for a variety of professions including art and design, photography, legal and medical, and a host of other small businesses.
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Posted by on July 28, 2011 in Technology, WD (Western Digital)

 

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WD’s New My Book Studio Drive Mac Aesthetics and Performs to Creative Pro Standards

Western Digital announced that its newest generation of the popular My Book Studio external hard drives are designed for use with Mac computers and Apple Time Machine. Now available with a 3 TB storage capacity, the new design features a brushed aluminum casing to match the appearance of a Mac computer, and also serves to keep the drive cool while in use. The aluminum exterior, combined with its WD Caviar Green drives, eliminates the need for an internal fan to reduce drive noise and extend the life of the drive. Although formatted for Mac computers, the My Book Studio external hard drives can also be reformatted for PCs.

The My Book Studio external hard drive includes all the features and benefits that have made it one of the favorites among creative professionals and Mac computer enthusiasts, including its fast and flexible Firewire 800/400 and USB 2.0 interfaces, user-controlled automatic backup software and drive management, password protection and hardware encryption. Shipping in capacities of 1 TB, 2 WD’S New My Book Studio Drive Matches Mac Aesthetics and Performs to Creative Pro Standards 2 TB and 3 TB, the My Book Studio drive includes the WD Caviar Green series of internal hard drives with WD GreenPower Technology.
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Posted by on July 28, 2011 in Technology, WD (Western Digital)

 

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WD® opens its first Digital Life Store in the Philippines

Western Digital opened its first WD Digital Life Store in the Philippines. Located at the 4th Floor of Cyberzone, The Annex, SM North EDSA, WD Digital Life Store will offer consumers a fully interactive shopping experience and will feature WD’s full range of branded products. Operating Hours of the store will be from 10 AM to 9 PM from Sunday – Thursday and 10 AM to 10 PM on Fridays and Saturdays.

Consumers can expect an exciting array of activities while they visit the WD Digital Life Store such as demonstration of WD TV® Live Hub™ media center, a Full-HD 1080p media player with a 1 terabyte (TB) built-in network hard drive that gives users the freedom to play all their personal media on any screen in the home; demonstration of WD Photos™ photo viewer app, which enables remote access to content stored on their WD network drive from their portable device, anywhere in the world; as well as an exhibition of the WD SmartWare™ software, a visual backup software with password protection and hardware encryption to ensure user’s data is protected.
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Posted by on May 27, 2011 in Technology, WD (Western Digital)

 

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WD® NOW SHIPPING THE WORLD’S LARGEST CAPACITY SATA HARD DRIVES

WD announced that the company is shipping the world’s largest capacity SATA hard drive. As the latest addition to its WD Caviar® Green™ family of SATA hard drives (photo), the new hard drives deliver up to a massive 3 terabytes (TB) of storage capacity on a single drive. WD is leading the industry in capacity for SATA hard drives by utilizing 750 GB-per-platter areal density and Advanced Format (AF) technology.

WD Caviar Green drives are an eco-friendly storage solution with WD GreenPower Technology™, which reduces power consumption by enabling lower operating temperatures for increased reliability and decreases acoustical noise for quiet operation. The WD Caviar Green 2.5 TB and 3 TB hard drives are designed for use as secondary external storage and next-generation PC storage in 64 bit-based systems.
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Posted by on October 30, 2010 in WD (Western Digital)

 

WD shipping the world’s largest capacity SATA hard drives

WD announced that the company is shipping the world’s largest capacity SATA hard drive. As the latest addition to its WD Caviar®

Green™ family of SATA hard drive,, the new hard drives deliver up to a massive 3 terabytes (TB) of storage capacity on a single drive. WD is leading the industry in capacity for SATA hard drives by utilizing 750 GB-per-platter areal density and Advanced Format (AF) technology.
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Posted by on October 23, 2010 in WD (Western Digital)