WD portable hard drives for Mac users rev up on USB 3.0 speed and larger capacity while keeping compact design

My Passport for Mac Provides Data Safety and Security for Consumers Who Take Their Valuable Digital Content Everywhere

August 31, 2012

My Passport for Mac Provides Data Safety and Security for Consumers Who Take Their Valuable Digital Content Everywhere

Western Digital has announced that it has added the USB 3.0 interface to its line of My Passport for Mac portable hard drives and increased capacity for Mac computer users up to an unmatched 2 TB. Popular among students and other Mac users who take their digital content everywhere, the My Passport for Mac with USB 3.0 allows users to quickly and conveniently take advantage of the faster transfer speeds USB 3.0 provides when connecting the drive to their MacBookcomputer or MacBook Aircomputer with that interface.

While continuing to provide a sleek and slim design, the My Passport drive also has been a favourite among consumers and professionals who have safety and security at the top of the list of requirements for portable drives, which is why the My Passport for Mac includes password protection and hardware encryption features to protect content from unauthorised use or access. The My Passport for Mac drive is also compatible out of the box with Apple Time Machine for easy backup to further protect valuable files.

“Today’s mobile consumers are looking for fast, safe, compact and reliable ways to access and transport their digital files,” explains Anamika Budree, WD Country Manager – South Africa. “My Passport for Mac with USB 3.0 adds the convenience of a very fast USB connection that includes added security features that mobile consumers need when away from home. Adding all these benefits with an unmatched industry capacity of 2 TB provides the perfect solution for the demanding Mac customer.

My Passport for Mac drives remain a favourite among Mac users whose environments also include extensive travel or outdoor and adventure locations. Additionally, when action and adventure are on the schedule, My Passport for Mac drives will fit nicely inside WD’s Nomad rugged case for protection against dirt, dust, moisture, and sudden impacts. 

Pricing and Availability

My Passport for Mac comes with a 3-year limited warranty and is available in South Africa during the month of October 2012 at various retail outlets and will retail for approximately R1 200.00 inclusive of V.A.T. Additional information can be found on the WD store at www.wdstore.com