LaCie ( has updated its entire USB 3.0 portfolio to include second generation USB 3.0 products. The next generation USB 3.0 products are available now in Apple retail stores and work with the latest versions of the MacBook Pro and MacBook Air.

The company says that the USB 3.0 storage solutions will also benefit from performance enhancements within OS X Lion and Mountain Lion. Thanks to UAS (USB Attached SCSI Protocol), people with the latest Macbook Air, Macbook Pro and Macbook Pro with Retina Display will experience maximum USB 3.0 performance, says Erwan Girad, Professional Business Unit manager, LaCie. He adds that everything from cables and USB keys, to professional RAID storage solutions have been re-engineered for advanced performances.