Here’s news for those who are on the look out for a high capacity portable drive that is Mac-compatible and insist on buying one from a well reputed brand. Western Digital has launched the My Passport SE portable drive that is formatted explicitly for Mac and offers operability with Apple Time Machine software.
The storage device is suitable for saving, storing and backing up data on Mac PCs. Extra security is delivered by 256-bit hardware encryption coupled with password protection that guards stored data against unauthorized access or theft. The drive does not require an external power adapter since it is USB powered does adding to its portability. It has been made available in storage capacities of 1TB and 750GB.
Dale Pistilli, VP of marketing for WD’s branded products group, explained, “With over 10 billion songs downloaded from the iTunes store, the enormous capacity of the new My Passport SE for Mac drives makes them the perfect travel-friendly storage device to hold all the rich media content collected by videographers, creative professionals and digital media enthusiasts with large digital media collections.”
The 1TB and 750GB My Passport SE drives can be purchased through WD’s online store for $199.99 and $179.99, correspondingly.