WD My Passport goes up to 2TB in external storage

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The new generation of WD My Passport hard drives is here and they’re offering up to 2TB of storage in a single device. Dressed in five attractive colors and various memory options, this gadget range comes with a minimum hoarding capacity of 500GB.

The device is available in textured hues like blue, silver, red, white, and black. Equipped with the WD SmartWare automatic backup software, each new My Passport drive provides password protection and hardware encryption through the WD Security system. Its external surface has been designed to resist scratches and fingerprints.

“More than money, jewelry and other valuables, the item most missed if ever lost or stolen is ones computer – and everything on it – so our goal in launching the next-generation of the popular My Passport drives is to encourage more consumers to protect their data before something happens,” commented Jim Welsh, executive vice president and general manager of WD’s branded products and consumer electronics groups. “The new My Passport makes backing up and preserving one’s digital life easier, reliable and more secure than ever – it’s the perfect blend of monstrous capacity, reliability and user-friendly technology in a sleek form factor, now in five colors.”

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Technical specifications of these storage drives include USB 3.0 connectivity that’s compatible with the USB 2.0 interface and many more. The embedded software allows user to customize it according to their preference by installing all features or just the components required. It also offers a choice of accessing the drive without utilizing the pre-loaded application.

The WD My Passport 2TB hard drive price is declared to be $249.99. The 500GB, 750GB, 1TB and 1.5TB variants can be grabbed for $129.99, $149.99, $179.99 and $199.99, respectively.