Western Digital 2TB Portable Hard Drive Aimed at Mac Users
The My Passport Studio portable drive maintains its protective all-metal casing to complement the MacBook Pro or MacBook Air.Data storage specialist Western Digital (NYSE: WDC) introduced My Passport Studio, WD's first 2-terabyte capacity portable drive dedicated for Mac customers. Along with Apple Time Machine compatibility for automatic backup of Mac hard drives, the hard drive allows Mac users to employ one drive for the protection and transport of all their digital content. The My Passport Studio portable drive maintains its protective all-metal casing to complement the MacBook Pro or MacBook Air, while increasing storage capacity to 2TB, enough space for approximately 400,000 photos, 240 hours of video or 500,000 songs. The My Passport Studio 2TB portable hard drive is available on the WD store and at select retailers and distributors, and carries a price of $299.99.
In addition to the USB 2.0 interface, My Passport Studio has two FireWire 800 ports, which make it well-suited for active and mobile creative professionals, including photographers, videographers, graphic artists and others who require the speed, capacity and flexibility to access content wherever they are. The dual FireWire ports provide enhanced upload and transfer speeds while also allowing users to daisy-chain additional drives or other peripherals such as high-definition camcorders. My Passport Studio also features hardware-based encryption and password protection software, and an all-metal design constructed for sturdiness and scratch resistance.