My Passport Studio

WD My Passport Studio 2TB

The latest bus-powered compact drives are available in capacities up to 2TB.  If there’s one thing that photo and video shooters can’t get enough of, it’s storage space for the growing file sizes we’re dealing with.

The new Western Digital My Passport Studio drives for Mac users sleek and compact (particularly when you consider we’re getting 2TB of storage).  WD recently sent me a pair of the new drives to try out.  The drive’s external shell is mix of silver and black aluminum, which goes along nicely with the current MacBook motif.

As with with recent iterations of Western Digital’s FireWire 800 drives, the new My Passport Studio drives sport dual FW800 ports, allowing you to daisy chain multiple devices and only use a single port on your computer. [click to continue…]

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WD Gear

I caught up with Matt Bennion at PhotoPlus 2011 and talked to him about some of the recent products from Western Digital.

I’m very excited about the My Book Live, which I talked about when the WD 2go App was announced a couple months ago.  The update through the WD 2go App for the MyBook Live drives gives us so much power to freely share large files without the need of some middleman charging us for another storage or transfer service. [click to continue…]

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