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Western Digital My Passport Edge portable hard drives: Specs & Features

Western Digital Corp. announced the availability of the first models of the updated line of portable drives i.e. Western Digital My Passport, compatible with computers such as PC and Mac. Device to the PC platform was called My Passport Edge, and the modification to the platform Mac – My Passport Edge for Mac.

Western Digital My Passport Edge

 

Portable Hard Drives My Passport Edge and My Passport Edge for Mac have a capacity of 500 GB and with high-speed interface to connect USB 3.0. Device is in a slim body that is designed to make them easier to carry. Designed in aluminium body My Passport Edge for Mac is made in the characteristic style of MacBook and MacBook Air and provides protection of the mechanism from injury. These drives are also compatible with Apple Time Machine. Version of the My Passport Edge for PC comes with the automatic, continuous backup WD SmartWare, which duplicates the contents of the hard drive, which will help to restore lost data in case of loss or theft. Separately, that the new drives to implement a wide set of security that helps prevent unauthorized access to recorded information they provide.

It is expected that the new portable drives Western Digital My Passport Edge range will be available shortly. The recommended retail price of the model My Passport Edge is $ 110, and for the model My Passport Edge for Mac is around $ 120.