Items tagged with My Book

"The cloud." There's probably no buzzword getting more play in 2011 than that, and for good reason: files are gradually moving to non-localized places, and so long as data caps stay at bay and Internet connections continue to expand into more homes, we're all for it. And so is Western Digital. The storage outfit has just revealed The Personal Cloud, as they're calling it, with their WD 2go and WD 2go Pro mobile apps for the My Book Live personal cloud storage solution. My Book Live drive connects to the home network creating shared storage that users can access within and outside the home. Secure... Read more...
Western Digital announced the new My Book Studio Edition II. This dual-drive storage system features 6TB of storage yet still maintains the same footprint as previous editions. The My Book Studio Edition II drive supports eSATA, FireWire 800, FireWire 400, and USB 2.0 connectivity. The drive comes with backup software and features a capacity gauge so you'll know exactly how much space is available on the system. The My Book Studio Edition II drive is compatible with Apple Time Machine. The 6TB version of the My Book Studio Edition II dual-drive storage system is available now for $549.99. WD INTRODUCES... Read more...
Is Western Digital's "My Book" line the most easily recognized out there in the external storage market? That's probably up for debate, but the range is still going strong years after it got its start. Today, WD is introduced a new connected My Book, the My Book Live. It's marketed at at-home, casual users who simply need a basic NAS solution that can also stream media to DLNA-compatible streaming devices. Devices like the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and many connected Blu-ray players. It has a single Gigabit Ethernet port on the rear, and WD claims that it can deliver transfer rates as high as 100Mbps,... Read more...
DVRs are nice, and TiVo units are usually even nicer. But what good is a DVR when there's no room left to record that next critical show? No good at all, we'd say. Western Digital is out to solve your existing "no storage" problem with their new My Book AV DVR Expander, which is essentially an external hard drive tailored to link to a DVR/TiVo and storage extra footage that cannot fit on the unit's internal HDD. The new device has 1TB of space, allowing customers to instantly and seamlessly expand their DVR recording capacity by simply attaching it to their existing DVR. The unit is fully TiVo... Read more...
WD announced its new high-performance My Book Studio desktop external drives. The new drives feature a customizable e-label that is visible even when the unit is unplugged, so users can easily see what's on the drive. The e-label uses e-paper technology similar to that found on the Amazon Kindle. The label shows available storage capacity and drive security status. The customizable label can be changed easily. The new My Book Studio drives come with a FireWire 800 interface and are TimeMachine compatible. For security, 256-bit hardware-based encryption is included. The new My Book Studio drives... Read more...
In addition to the new Ultra-Portable My Passport Essential Drives WD announced recently, the company also redesigned the My Book Essential and My Book for Mac Drives. The smaller and sleeker My Book Essential and My Book for Mac desktop external hard drives now come with the new WD SmartWare software and hardware-based encryption. The new My Book Essential and My Book for Mac drives are offered in capacities ranging from 500 GB to 2 TB. WD Unveils Redesigned My Book Essential and My Book for Mac Drives With New WD SmartWare Software Helping Consumers Keep Their Digital Lives Safe in One Place... Read more...
Only weeks after Western Digital introduced its spacious 4TB My Book Studio Edition II Drive, the company is putting itself back in the spotlight with a new dual-drive My Book World Edition II Network Storage System. Basically, it's WD's fancy way of saying that it has a new NAS drive, one with room for twin HDDs and up to 4TB of capacity.The device ships with its dual 2TB hard drives in a mirrored (RAID 1) configuration, providing users with 2TB of useable space that is continuously backed up in case one of the drives fail. In addition, the new My Book World Edition II network hard drive includes... Read more...
It follows logic, really. Western Digital has a 2TB hard drive, so why not shove that very drive into Western Digital's line of external hard drives? This week, WD has expanded its popular My Book family of external HDDs to include a 2TB capacity, the largest available capacity in a single-drive system. Specifically, the new 2TB My Book family includes: My Book Studio Edition, My Book Mac Edition, My Book Home Edition and My Book Essential Edition models. Sure, 2TB isn't all that much bigger than 1.5TB, but the fact that users can now get a full two terabytes without having to buy an external drive... Read more...