WD has introduced its new My Book Elite desktop external drives
featuring a customizable e-label that’s always visible, even when the
drive is unplugged, so you’ll know what’s on the drive and how much
space is left.

The new My Book Elite also features automatic and continuous backup
with WD SmartWare software and 256-bit hardware-based encryption.
Available now at select retailers and shopwd.com, the new My Book
Elite drives are offered in capacities of 1TB, 1.5TB and 2TB.

The e-label smart display on the spine of the My Book drives can be
changed as often as you’d like. It utilizes e-paper technology that
reads like ink on paper. With the included WD SmartWare software,
users can create a label to name their drive or remind themselves of
its contents. The e-label also shows available capacity and whether
the drive is locked via WD SmartWare software’s password protection
and hardware-based encryption. Utilizing e-paper technology, the
information on the display remains visible, even when the drive is
unplugged, and the customized label can be changed as often as

My Book Elite drives also feature user-selected password protection
combined with 256-bit hardware-based encryption, which scrambles
files before they are stored. The manufacturer’s suggested retail
price for the My Book Elite drives ranges from US$169.99 to $279.99,
depending on capacity.