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The Transcend StoreJet 200 For Mac Revealed!

The Transcend StoreJet 200 For Mac Revealed!

Transcend Information Inc. just announced the StoreJet 200 for Mac portable hard drive. This is a large capacity and lightweight drive for Mac devices.

 

The Transcend StoreJet 200 For Mac

Featuring the USB 3.1 Gen 1 interface, a USB Type-C connector, and pre-formatted with the HFS+ file system, the Transcend StoreJet 200 is ready to go right out of the package.

Lightweight and capacious

Transcend’s StoreJet 200 for Mac is only 9.95 mm thick and weighs in at just 133 g. Yet, the StoreJet 200 for Mac comes with a storage capacity of 2TB.

Stylish and speedy

Enclosed in a sleek aluminum housing, the StoreJet 200 for Mac features a classic silver color, CNC-finished edges, and sturdy industrial design. In addition, it utilizes the high speed USB 3.1 Gen 1 interface and USB Type-C port.

Both a USB Type-C cable and a USB Type-C to Type-A cable are included in the package to ensure that it will work with all MacBook, Macbook Pro, and iMac models.

Native formatting in HFS+

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The StoreJet 200 for Mac is factory formatted with the HFS+ file system, allowing it to be used right out of the box with Time Machine. Users can select it as a backup destination directly without worrying about the storage capacity.

Advanced Transcend Elite software

Transcend Elite is an advanced software suite compatible with both macOS and Windows that features powerful and user-friendly applications, such as backup and restore, data encryption, and cloud backup that help users manage data and increase productivity.

Warranty

The Transcend StoreJet 200 for Mac portable hard drive is backed by Transcend’s three-year limited warranty.

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WD Unveils Redesigned My Passport & My Book Hard Drive

11 November 2016 – Western Digital Corporation today introduced the modern redesigned My PassportMy Passport for Mac, and My Book hard drive lines, which have been highly recognized leading sellers for more than a decade.

In partnership with fuseproject, an award-winning industrial design and branding firm, the reimagined products were built with the customer in mind. Developed to help make a connection between the device and user, the new drives also include password protection and hardware encryption so customers will love their hard drive as much as they cherish the content stored on it.

 

The Redesigned My Passport, My Passport for Mac, and My Book

The redesigned My Passport drives will come in six vivid colors – Black, Yellow, Red, White, Orange and Blue – while still providing reliable portable storage that perfectly complements an on-the-go lifestyle. The My Passport for Mac drive is available in a stylish Black color.

The trusted desktop storage device, My Book, combines personal style with a massive amount of storage space, up to 8 TB, so users can keep their photos, videos, music, and documents. Each storage device comes with an automatic backup solution for a seamless, user-friendly process, as well as password protection to keep your precious data safe.

The new WD products include:

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  • My Passport portable hard drives – trusted and loved portable storage, in a reimagined design, that fits in the palm of your hand.
    • New attractive design with textured bottom
    • Password protection with 256-bit AES hardware encryption
    • Automatic backup with included WD Backup software
    • Up to 4TB capacity
    • My Passport for Mac drives – your MacBook computer’s best friend
    • New attractive design with textured bottom
    • Password protection with 256-bit AES hardware encryption
    • Formatted for Mac OS X and Time Machine ready for easy backup
    • Up to 4TB capacity
  • My Book desktop hard drive – trusted, high capacity backup for PC and Mac
    • Password protection with hardware encryption
    • Automatic backup with included WD Backup software
    • Up to 8TB capacity

 

Pricing and Availability

My Passport and My Passport for Mac portable hard drives are protected by a 2-year limited warranty and is distributed by Eternal Asia (M) Sdn Bhd in Malaysia.

My Passport drives have a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of 1TB at RM279 / ~US$69, 2TB at RM409 / ~US$99, 3TB at RM569 / ~US$139 and 4TB at RM709 / ~US$169, while the My Passport for Mac drive has a MSRP of RM319 / ~US$79 for 1TB, RM475 / ~US$109 for 2TB, RM709 / ~US$169 for 3TB and RM739 / ~US$179 for 4TB.

My Book desktop hard drives are protected by a 2-year limited warranty and is distributed by Eternal Asia (M) Sdn Bhd in Malaysia. My Book drives have a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of 3TB for RM519 / ~US$129, 4TB for RM639 / ~US$159, 6TB for RM1,009 / ~US$249, 8TB for RM1,319 / ~US$329 and 10TB for RM1,599 / ~US$399.

 

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Western Digital Introduces New WD Pro Series

In an exclusive media event yesterday, Western Digital introduced the new WD Pro Series, spearheaded by the My Passport Wireless Pro mobile WiFi storage, and the My Cloud Pro NAS series. In this video, Albert Chang, Senior Manager of Product Marketing at WD Asia Pacific, explains the key features of both WD Pro Series devices.

Designed for the creative community, the new WD Pro Series is designed to enable seamless transfer of content between devices, whether the users are on a remote shoot, in the studio or editing their work at home. Both WD Pro Series devices use the My Cloud mobile app to manage their content. They are also both compatible with the Plex Media Server, and My Cloud OS 3 software.

 

My Passport Wireless Pro

The new My Passport Wireless Pro mobile WiFi storage is an upgraded version of the original My Passport Wireless mobile WiFi storage drive. Using the direct WiFi connection, users can automatically back-up content from up to eight compatible cameras or devices. You can also use the built-in SD card reader and USB 2.0 port for data transfers.

The My Passport Wireless Pro is available in 2 TB and 3 TB capacities, and will come with a 6,400 mAh battery that can last up to 10 hours. The battery can even serve as a power bank to recharge smartphones and other digital devices. [adrotate banner=”5″]

 

My Cloud Pro Series NAS

Offering up to 32 TB of storage, the My Cloud Pro Series NAS are optimised to import from cameras and memory card readers or other USB storage using a simple one-touch backup button. But it doesn’t just serve as a backup NAS.

The My Cloud Pro Series NAS boasts a hardware-accelerated video processor, giving it powerful transcoding capabilities. This allows the My Cloud Pro Series NAS to store, edit and stream content to and from a variety of formats with ease.

 

WD Pro Series Pricing & Availability

Both WD Pro Series devices will be available at select retailers in August and is distributed by Eternal Asia (M) Sdn Bhd in Malaysia.

The My Passport Wireless Pro mobile WiFi storage will have a manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) of RM 1,099 / ~US$275 (3TB). It will come with a 2-year limited warranty.

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The My Cloud Pro Series NAS will be available in two versions – the 2-bay My Cloud Pro PR2100, and the 4-bay My Cloud Pro PR4100. Both will have a 2-year limited warranty for diskless models and 3-year limited warranty for populated models.

The My Cloud Pro PR2100 will have a MSRP of RM 1,759 / ~US$439 for the diskless NAS, RM 2,699 / ~US$675 for 4TB, RM 3,279 / ~US$819 for 8TB, RM 4,229 / ~US$1059 for 12TB and RM 4,599 / ~US$1,149 for 16TB.

The My Cloud Pro PR4100 will have a MSRP of RM 2,589 / ~US649 for the diskless NAS, RM 4,159 / ~US$1,039 for 8TB, RM 5,749 / ~US1,439 for 16TB, RM 7,699 / ~US$1,929 for 24TB and RM 7,999 / ~US$1,999 for 32TB.

 

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WD My Passport Ultra 4TB Portable Drive Launched

01 August 2016 – Western Digital Corporation today announced the launch of its My Passport Ultra, and upcoming My Passport for Mac portable hard drives, with up to 4TB capacity, filling the need for people to physically carry massive personal collections of videos, photos and other content with them, in a device roughly the size of a smartphone.

The perfect blend of style and functionality, these My Passport portable hard drives meet the needs of today’s consumers with features people love like easy-to-use backup software, password protection and portable style in multiple colors, coupled with USB 3.0 connectivity.

Perfect for students, business people and general consumers on-the-go who prefer to carry their device with them, these My Passport portable hard drives are dependable, with easy-to-use WD Backup automatic backup software with cloud-ready Dropbox integration and 256-bit AES hardware encryption with password protection to help safeguard against unauthorized drive access. With these My Passport drives, it’s now easier than ever to have a content protection plan that fits everyone’s busy life.

“The increasingly mobile lifestyle has consumers capturing their lives with smartphones and high-resolution cameras, growing their personal content collections and creating demand for even more storage capacity,” says Sven Rathjen, vice president of marketing, content solutions, Western Digital. “At WD, we’re committed to providing our consumers with space to take their digital lives with them through high-capacity and high-quality devices.”

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My Passport Ultra 4TB Pricing and Availability

My Passport Ultra 4TB portable hard drives have a 3-year limited warranty and are available at select retailers and distributed by Eternal Asia (M) Sdn Bhd in Malaysia. The Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) for the My Passport Ultra 4TB is RM699 / ~US$175.

 

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Team Group PD700 USB 3.1 Gen2 Portable SSD Launched

Team Group just announced PD700, a high speed external storage product. The Team Group PD700 has an unmatched high speed performance and an eye catching look. Its R&D, design, product quality and marketing are all highly praised by judges of the 2016 Taiwan Excellence Award and won the award out of 498 companies and 1,180 entries in the category of Computer Hardware & Peripherals.

In the generation of information explosion, ultra high capacity and an easy to carry compact size are the two must requirements for consumers’ mobile digital lifestyle. PD700 is using the latest USB 3.1 Gen 2 interface and the newest Type-c cable to provide a transfer speed of up to 10Gb/s.

With an ultra high capacity of 960GB, the Team Group PD700 offers users a fast and direct way to access, edit and transfer files or applications. Users are able to experience the sensation of a lightning fast performance without any lag problem. PD700 can also satisfy the need for high speed transfer and multimedia storage at any time. By making file sharing easier, important information is able to be completely stored instantly, offering an efficient digital mobile lifestyle to users.

With deep and wide range of expertise in R&D, and a combination of practical performance and charismatic design, Team Group has been continuously dedicated to satisfying the needs of our consumers in every aspect. Merging beauty and technology, PD700 offers an uncompromised perfection of the metal craftsmanship. It is using one entire piece of forged aluminum as basis of the process.

The exterior design is using Aluminum concentric circles and diamond cutting. Through diamond cutting technology, and with seven steps of metal anodization process, the concentric circles are made not only to display an absolute minimalist design, but also an exquisite craftsmanship.

In addition to the amazing transfer speed and the eye catching metal crafted exterior, PD700 is compact and lightweight. It is only a little larger than the size of a name card and weighs only 120g, which can be easily carried in a pocket.

It is also the perfect match for ultra slim laptops like Ultrabook, MacBook, etc. to create an ideal, slim and lightweight trend of stylish technology. The exquisite and compact size is convenient for users to carry around, and makes it a zero hassle and expandable multimedia database with high mobility that can store important files and precious memories at any time.

With the built-in solid state drive, PD700 not only can achieve the best transfer performance, but also offers an all-around protection for data with capabilities of noise resistance, shockproof and fall resistance, so data corruption or data loss caused by external factors while using can be avoided. Its unique, high quality and extreme speed performance, not only make it a highly praised winner of the 2016 Taiwan Excellence Award, but also consumer’s best partner when living in a high efficient digital mobile lifestyle.

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Team Group PD700 Specifications

 

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