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Transcend StoreJet 25C3S

The Transcend StoreJet 25C3S Ultra Slim Drive Revealed!

Transcend introduces StoreJet 25C3S with an ultra-slim stylus aluminium design

Transcend just introduced the StoreJet 25C3S portable hard disk drive. As part of their StoreJet Luxury series, it features a premium aluminium alloy case with a USB 3.1 Gen1 interface.

Slim and Elegant

The Transcend StoreJet 25C3S external hard disk drive is ultra-slim at just 9.95 mm. Housed in an aluminium alloy, the drive weighs in at just 133 g. The sleek aluminium casing is also polished, sandblasted, and anodised. with CNC-finished edges.

Fast and Capacious

The StoreJet 25C3S has a USB 3.1 Gen 1 interface with UASP (USB Attached SCSI Protocol) support, providing transfer rates of up to 5 Gbps. It comes pre-formatted with the NTFS file system, and up to 2TB of storage capacity.

The StoreJet 25C3S comes with both a USB Type-C cable and a USB Type-C to Type-A cable to accommodate desktops and laptops featuring the USB Type-C or USB 3.1 interface.

Transcend Elite and RecoveRx

For additional value, it comes with exclusive data management and data recovery software – Transcend Elite and RecoveRx. Both can be downloaded from Transcend’s website for free.

Transcend Elite is an advanced data management software that keeps important files organised, protected, and up-to-date. It can even protect files with 256-bit AES encryption.

RecoveRx is a free data recovery utility that allows you to recover erased files including digital photos, documents, music, and videos.

Transcend StoreJet 25C3S Storage Capacity + Warranty

The Transcend StoreJet 25C3S portable hard disk drive is offered in 1 TB and 2 TB capacities. Both are backed by Transcend’s Three-year Limited Warranty.

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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.

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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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Tech ARP 2015 Giveaway : Dell Portable HDD (Results)

Less than two weeks remain for the last giveaway contest for the year 2015 – a 1 TB Dell Portable HDD!

The 1 TB Dell Portable HDD will also come with mystery swag, which we will randomly pick to include in your package!

This contest will run from December 1st, until midnight, December 31st (GMT+8).

PS. For our regular readers, you can check out the original contest page with the previous prizes and results.

 

How Do You Win The Dell Portable HDD?

This year, we are not only rewarding everyone who participates in the Tech ARP forums and the Tech ARP Facebook page, we are also going to reward our readers! So there are three ways you can win prizes in our 2015 giveaway :

Participate In The Forums Just come over to the Tech ARP forums, and join the discussion! Every post you make gives you a chance to win the prize for the week throughout the entire contest. The more you post, the higher your chances of winning a prize!
Facebook Share, Like & Comment Just Like the official Tech ARP Facebook page, and then Share, Like and/or Comment any picture or post on our Facebook page. Every Share, Like or Comment that you leave on our Facebook page gives you an entry in the contest. The more you share, like or comment, the higher your chances of winning a prize!
Read Our Articles When you read our articles, be sure to look out for the icon on the right. It will be randomly placed in the pages of various articles and reviews in Tech ARP. When you see it, you can :
– take a screenshot, or
– just copy the URL
and email it to us at contest @ techarp.com.

As usual, the results of this contest will be posted in this page, so please make sure you check back often. Some prizes have a short time limit and must be redeemed quickly. We will not be responsible if those prizes “expire” because you take too long to respond.

Please note that all prizes are provided as-is. That means we will not be responsible for any damage or loss of function/parts before, during or after delivery.

 

Official Rules & Instructions For The Forum Contest

You will need to be a registered member of the Tech ARP Forums so if you have not registered earlier, you will need to register before you can participate. Don’t worry – registration is FREE and the process is very simple!

[adrotate banner=”4″]Note : Please tell your friends to identify you as their Referral during the registration process so you will get credit for it.

After registering your account, all you need to do is participate in the Tech ARP Forums during the contest week. Every post you make (whether it’s a new thread, or a reply to someone else) gives you a chance to win the prize of the week. The more posts you make, the more you are likely to win.

At the end of the contest month, we will randomly select 10 Potential Winners from the pool of qualifying posts or referrals (of which there could be multiple instances of the same contestant), which will go into the Contest Pool.

 

Official Rules & Instructions For The Facebook Contest

You will need to have a Facebook account to participate, so if you have not registered your account in Facebook, you will need to do so before participating.

  1. Once you have a Facebook account, log into your Facebook account and go to the Tech ARP Facebook page.
  2. Click on the Like button to like the Tech ARP Facebook page (if you have not already done so).
  3. Scroll down the Tech ARP Facebook page and if you see any article or news post you like, and Share them on your wall, or Like them, or post a comment.
  4. That’s it! It’s that simple. Just doing that qualifies you for the contest of the week.
  5. To qualify for the next and following weeks’ contest, just make sure you come back to our Facebook page every week, and like or share some of our news posts or articles!

At the end of each contest month, we will randomly select 10 Potential Winners from all those who Liked our Facebook page, and Shared, Liked or Commented in at least one of our news posts or articles, which will go into the Contest Pool. The more likes and comments you have, the more likely you are to win. Please note that we count all likes and comments, even if they are of older posts, or those that you liked or shared before this contest.

Important Note : Due to the number of fake accounts set up expressedly for the purpose of “gaming” these contests, we will be using the number of Friends as a multiplier (adjusted with a divider*). That means your Likes and Shares will be multiplied by the number of Friends associated with your Facebook account when determining the “final number” of entries to be entered into the Contest Pool.

Also, as a point of clarification – each Like and each Share will be treated separately. If you liked and shared a post, that will be considered equivalent to two likes or two shares. If you have 10 Friends associated with your account, you will receive 2 x 10 = 20 entries.

* A divider may be applied to avoid a single participant with thousands of fans from automatically winning all of the contests.

 

Official Rules & Instructions For The Article Reading Contest

You will need a valid email account for this contest, because your emails will be considered as proof of participation :

  1. All you need to do is browse or read our articles, reviews and editorials and look out for the icon on the right.
  2. When you see the icon, either take a screenshot OR copy the URL of the page in which you saw the icon. There may be more than one icon placed in the pages of every article / review.
  3. Email us the screenshot or the URL of the page with the icon.
  4. You can accumulate several screenshots and URLs in a single email. They will be counted separately for the purpose of determining a Potential Winner.

At the end of each contest month, we will randomly select 10 Potential Winners from all those who sent us qualifying emails. The more URLs or screenshots you send us, the more likely you are to win. The list of Potential Winners will go into the Contest Pool.

 

Determining The Winners

At the end of each contest month, there will be 30 Potential Winners in the Contest Pool, consisting of :

  • 10 Potential Winners from the Tech ARP Forums contest
  • 10 Potential Winners from the Tech ARP Facebook contest
  • 10 Potential Winners from the Tech ARP Article Reading contest

The final prize winners will then be randomly drawn from the Contest Pool.

There may be multiple instances of the same Potential Winner in the Contest Pool, due to the fact that some participants may be more active / luckier than others.

[adrotate banner=”4″]If the same person wins two (or more) prizes in that particular contest month, he/she will receive the Dell Portable HDD with the highest value, and another winner will be randomly selected from the Contest Pool.

The results of this contest will be posted in this page, so please make sure you check back often. Some prizes have a short time limit and must be redeemed quickly. We will not be responsible if those prizes “expire” because you take too long to respond.

Please also note that if you do not contact us within 14 days of the announcement of your winning, your prize will forfeited and offered to other contestants in a new contest cycle.

 

Dell Portable HDD Contest Results!

We are very excited to announce the results of the Dell Portable HDD contest results! This time, we pre-selected a backup winner, in case the first winner does not get back to us on time. Let’s see who won!

The winner must PM or email us with your details within 14 days of this announcement, or the prize will go to the backup winner, and so on.

  1. Full Name
  2. Mobile / Telephone Number
  3. Full Address

If you did not win this time, don’t worry – our sister website has a contest running right now! Check out the EXMobile iCute Plus Giveaway Contest!

 

Help Us Help You!

This Dell Portable HDD as well as its delivery is sponsored entirely by Tech ARP. If you would like to help us defray our costs, you can do so by visiting our sponsors, participating in the Tech ARP Forums, or even donating to our fund. Any help you can render is greatly appreciated!