Well here’s something that will really tickle the fancy of file hoarders out there. The updated Passport for Mac looks slimmer and has a horizontally oriented label to match.
Maxing out at 2TB for almost 9,000Php with smaller variations along the line, this now USB 3.0 equipped storage tank will be sure to inhabit on-the-go creatives especially those expecting plenty of data (IE photo and video editors). Of course not a single portable drive is really intended for utility on only a specified platform, this only has aesthetics to match the design language of the Mac.
My Passport® for Mac Provides Data Safety and Security for Consumers Who Take Their Valuable Digital Content Everywhere
MANILA, PHILIPPINES. – September 10, 2012 – WD®, a subsidiary of Western Digital Corporation(NASDAQ: WDC), today 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 MacBook® computer or MacBook Air® computer with that interface.
While continuing to provide a sleek and slim design, the My Passport drive also has been a favorite 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 unauthorized 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 Ralf San Jose, director of product marketing for WD’s consumer storage products group. “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 favorite 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 at select retailers and is distributed by EA Global Supply Chain Solutions, Inc. and Iontech Technologies Inc. in the Philippines. My Passport for Mac drives has Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Prices (MSRP) of PHP 3,790 for the 500 GB, PHP 4,990 for the 1 TB and PHP 8,990 for the 2 TB.
 My Passport for Mac 2 TB does not fit into the WD Nomad rugged case. All other capacities apply.