WD announced today its latest in the My Book family of external hard drives.
The new drive has look similar to that of the previous generation, taking the shape of a standing book. On the inside it hosts a desktop internal hard drive with capacities ranging from 2TB to 4TB. The drive is available in Windows and Mac versions, both supporting USB 3.0 (backward compatible with USB 2.0). The Mac version also supports USB attach SCSI (UAS) connectivity, which helps increase the speed of connected USB 3.0 storage devices.
Similar to the recently-released
On top of that, the new My Book now also includes a copy of Acronis True Image WD Edition for Windows system backup and recovery. On the Mac side, the drive supports Time Machine natively.
The new My Book external hard drives are available now with a three-year warranty at the suggested price of just $130, $150, and $180 for 2TB, 3TB, and 4TB, respectively.