WD launches Mac-compatible 2 TB drive

Western Digital Passport 2 TB

Western Digital, Irvine, Calif., introduced its first 2-TB capacity portable drive dedicated for Mac customers, My Passport Studio. The $299 My Passport Studio portable drive maintains its elegant and protective all-metal casing to complement the MacBook Pro or MacBook Air, providing the beautiful aesthetic that Mac users expect while increasing storage capacity to 2 TB, the company says.

In addition to the USB 2.0 interface, My Passport Studio’s two high performance FireWire 800 ports. The dual FireWire ports provide blazing fast upload and transfer speeds while also allowing users to daisy chain additional drives or other peripherals such as HD camcorders. My Passport Studio also features hardware-based encryption and password protection software, and an all-metal design constructed for a sturdy feel in your hand and scratch resistance.