The G-Technology G-Drive slim (http://www.g-technology.com) from Hitachi GST is a new USB 2.0 external hard drive that works with any computer, but is designed with the MacBook Pro, MacBook and MacBook Air in mind.It offers 320GB of storage for US$99.99 in a “super slim” form factor.
The G-Drive slim leverages Hitachi GST’s 7mm Travelstar Z5K320 drive, purportedly making it the thinnest, 2.5-inch external hard drive in the world. It measures128.6 mm x 82 mm x 9.9 mm and weighs five ounces. Users can carry up to 80 hours of high-definition video, 320 hours of standard video, 114 movies, 80,000 songs or 160 games on it.
Formatted for Macs with plug n’ play connectivity, the G-Drive slim is Time Machine ready for added backup protection. It’s USB-powered, so there’s no need to carry around an extra power cord. It comes with a three-year limited warranty and is currently available online and at Apple Retail Stores.