Western Digital's Mac Passports Get "Unmatched" Storage + USB 3

Written by Tony Ibrahim     10/09/2012 | 00:32 | Category: STORAGE

Western Digital has given its Apple compatible drives an upgrade and is now offering an unmatched 2TB offering.

Western Digital

Its My Passport for Mac portable hard drive range has been given the high speed treatment thanks to USB 3.0 technology. The next generation USB port will enable the transfer of data at speeds up to ten times faster than USB 2.0 with compatible ports.


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In addition, WD is also offering a 2TB variant of the drive, which so far is unmatched in the category.

The range employs security features—including password protection and hardware encryption, and is compatible out of the box with Apple's Time Machine.

Ralf San Jose, Director of consumer Product Marketing, said: "My Passport for Mac with USB 3.0 adds the convenience of a very fast USB connection that includes added security features that mobile consumers need when away from home. Adding all these benefits with an unmatched industry capacity of 2 TB provides the perfect solution for the demanding Mac customer."
 
WDs updated My Passport range for Macs is available now at the following prices:

MSRP 500GB - AU$ 119
MSRP 1TB - AU$ 159
MSRP 2TB - AU$ 299