Michael Jackson fans in Europe who find their online film collections are taking up a bit too much space on their hard drives are in luck.Samsung
Electronics Co. announced today that the new Samsung S2 Portable, a
transportable external hard drive, will come pre-loaded with Jackson's
swan song, the movie "Michael Jackson's This Is It."
The King of
Pop isn't the only extra the S2 will have. It has an increased capacity
of 500 GB of storage
and its data recording technology has been improved, Samsung
officials say. The pre-loaded movie is to show how the drive is just
perfect for people who are building digital movie
drive will be available Feb. 22 in Europe. Other locations will be
Of course, the hard drive isn't only for your
movie collections. It has Samsung Auto Backup, which can be scheduled
or done while you wait, and a "SecretZone" that encrypts and stores
data on a virtual drive. There's also "SafetyKey," which offers
"We are excited to present this movie starring Michael Jackson, the
greatest entertainer of all time, pre-loaded on the Samsung S2
Portable," said H.S. Lee, Samsung Electronics' vice president for storage marketing.
The drive's release is timed to coincide with the DVD and Blu-Ray release of Jackson's film.