Western Digital My Passport Elite HDDs launched

Posted on Saturday, Mar 29 2008 @ 16:11 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Western Digital released new portable hard drives with 250GB and 320GB capacities. The new My Passport Elite drives use a USB interface and are available four colors: in bronze, titanium, westminster blue and cherry red.

  • Capacity gauge that enables users to know at-a-glance how much space is available;
  • Powerful automatic backup software lets users designate files and folders for automatic and continuous backup;
  • Synchronization software that lets users sync their changes and protect their information with 128-bit encryption;
  • Retrieve forgotten files from any MioNet-enabled PC (compatible with Windows only) and copy them to My Passport Elite with MioNet installed allowing users to retrieve forgotten files from the road using the unique MioNet Key software;
  • Available in four elegant, soft-touch colors: bronze, titanium, westminster blue and cherry red;
  • Industry-leading 5-year limited warranty; and,
  • Plug-and-play capability with gaming consoles to make it easy to play music and view photos and video files on a TV.
  • The My Passport Elite USB drive 250GB and 320GB drives are available for $169.99 and $199.99, respectively.

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    Re: Western Digital My Passport Elite HDDs launched
    by Anonymous on Saturday, Mar 29 2008 @ 20:05 CET
    Nice design and nice features, just too bad they are only 5400 rpm drives :(