WD (http://www.wd.com) has introduced its new My Book Studio LX external hard drive, which offers aFireWire 800 interface and features an aluminum case designed to complements any iMac, Power Mac G5 or MacBook Pro.
The Studio LX sports a customizable e-label that enables users to personalize their media collection and identify critical information about the drive, such as the contents and remaining capacity, without having to boot up their computer and plug in the drive. The My Book Studio LX drives also support USB 2.0.
My Book Studio LX drives offer automatic, continuous backup through WD SmartWare software and also sync with Apple Time Machine software. They offer 256-bit hardware-based encryption for data security, along with password protection.
Available now at select retailers and the WD online store, the new My Book Studio LX drives are formatted for Mac and come in capacities of 1TB and 2TB. for US$199.99 and $269.99, respectively.