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WD Passport® Delivers a Whopping 250 GB of Storage in a Travel-Friendly Pocket-Sized Appliance

  • 18 July, 2007 10:08

<p>WD's Popular WD Passport Portable Storage is the Perfect Gift For Dads and Grads On-the-go</p>
<p>Sydney, Australia. - July 16 2007 - Expanding its lineup of consumer-friendly, easy-to-use external hard drives, Western Digital announced that its new 250 GB capacity WD Passport® Portable Drives are now available. This sharp increase in storage offers consumers one of the first handheld storage devices with a whopping one-quarter terabyte capacity.</p>
<p>WD Passport Portable Drives have become popular worldwide for their plug-and-play capability, stylish, ultra-portable design, and sleek piano-black finish. At less than five ounces, this lightweight drive fits neatly in a pocket or backpack and is the perfect gadget to back up today's increasingly large files from digital pictures, HD (high definition) video and music.</p>
<p>WD Sync™ software allows consumers to take desktop content with them by simplifying the synchronization of essential personal files and Microsoft® Outlook® data on a PC. Should owners misplace the drive, they know their data is protected with 128-bit encryption. Google™ software on the drive allows users to quickly locate files with the Google Desktop Search™ search tool, manage photos with Picasa™ photo organizer software and simplify Web searches with the Google Toolbar™ search bar.</p>
<p>"The rich, storage-hungry media content generated by 10 mega-pixel digital cameras and HD video camcorders makes the one-quarter terabyte WD Passport Drive a compelling solution," said Jim Welsh, vice president and general manager of WD's branded products group. "WD Passport is a travel-friendly gadget for consumers who want to carry their entire digital portfolio with them."</p>
<p>A product specification sheet and photos of WD Passport Portable Drives are available on the company's Web site at http://www.westerndigital.com/en/products/Products.asp?DriveID=317.</p>
<p>Product Summary:</p>
<p>Manufacturer: Western Digital</p>
<p>Product: 250GB WD Passport Portable Drive</p>
<p>RRP: A$299 or $330NZ</p>
<p>Website: www.westerndigital.com</p>
<p>Available: Now</p>
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<p>About WD</p>
<p>WD, one of the storage industry's pioneers and long-time leaders, provides products and services for people and organizations that collect, manage and use digital information. The company's core business produces reliable, high-performance hard drives that keep users' data close-at-hand and secure from loss. WD applies its storage expertise to consumer storage systems for simple add-on capacity and data back up.</p>
<p>WD was founded in 1970. The company's storage products are marketed to leading systems manufacturers, selected resellers and retailers under the Western Digital and WD brand names. Visit the Investor section of the company's Web site (www.westerndigital.com) to access a variety of financial and investor information.</p>
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<p>PR CONTACT</p>
<p>Renato Catalan</p>
<p>Gap Marketing and Management Pty Ltd</p>
<p>Website: www.gapmarketing.com.au</p>

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