Western Digital: 320 GB portable hard drive
Western Digital is launching a new version with 320 GB under the flag 'Passport Portable'. The hard drive, which weighs 106 grams, has a USB 2.0 port, which makes the model compatible with all common operating systems. The external hard drive is also supplied with power via the USB cable.
The 'WD Sync' software supplied can be used to transfer the contents of a desktop PC to the WD Passport Portable or to synchronize personal data from Microsoft Outlook. The software package also includes Google Desktop Search, Picasa and the Google Toolbar. If the Passport Portable should ever be lost, all data on the device is encrypted with 128-bit encryption. The recommended retail price for the 130 x 80 x 15 mm (L x W x H) hard disk is 199 euros.