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Western Digital My Passport Essential External 500GB Hard Drives Getting Limited Edition Designs

Western Digital My Passport Essential External 500GB Hard Drives Getting Limited Edition Designs

Were you waiting to get your new WD My Passport Essential external hard drive? Did you think that the standard black, silver, and white models were just way too boring to put on your desk? If that sounds about right, then you're in luck, because Western Digital is getting ready to launch a brand new series of the devices, with that coveted "limited edition" title tacked on for good measure.

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WD TV Live Plus HD Media Player Brings Netflix to Yet Another Box

WD TV Live Plus HD Media Player Brings Netflix to Yet Another Box

Netflix is just about everywhere you'd want it to be at this point. Even the mobile scene. So don't consider us all that surprised that it's just shown up on yet another box, with access to your full Netflix library. Western Digital has officially announced the availability of their TV Live Plus HD Media Player (which is much like their previous TV Live HD, but with a plus sign), and if you're interested in all sorts of cool features, then take a look after the break for what it's bringing to the table, plus that release date and pricing we know you care so much about.

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Western Digital debuts My Book Studio LX for Mac

Western Digital debuts My Book Studio LX for Mac

I'm not a big fan of Mac computers for myself, but I won't deny that the machines have a sexy design with the aluminum enclosure and minimalist looks. The Mac world has its own peripherals and accessories to go along with its file system and Western Digital has announced a new external storage solution pre-formatted for Mac users.

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WD VelociRaptor 600GB 6Gb/s 10,000rpm HDD arrives

WD VelociRaptor 600GB 6Gb/s 10,000rpm HDD arrives

Western Digital have updated their high-performance VelociRaptor hard-drive range with another, even larger SATA 6 Gb/s model.  The WD VelociRaptor 600GB 6Gb/s spins at 10,000rpm and has a whopping 32MB cache, and the company reckon it's up to 15-percent faster than the previous generation of drive.  That's despite not using any more power than its predecessor required.

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Western Digital Scorpio Blue 750GB notebook drive outed

Western Digital Scorpio Blue 750GB notebook drive outed

Hot on the heels of Toshiba's double-platter 750GB 2.5-inch hard-drive comes Western Digital's retort, the WD Scorpio Blue 750GB.  Intended for notebooks, the 3Gb/s SATA drive spins at 5,400rpm and has 8MB of cache; Western Digital are also pushing their WhisperDrive technology that, they claim, reduces both noise and power consumption.

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Western Digital debuts My Passport AV USB HDD

Western Digital debuts My Passport AV USB HDD

Western Digital is one of the biggest names in storage. The company offers internal hard drives for consumer and enterprise computers along with a full line of external storage solutions for a myriad of uses like the My Passport Studio unveiled earlier this month. WD has now unveiled another new addition to its external line up called the My Passport AV.

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Western Digital My Passport Studio HDD gets E-Ink status display

Western Digital My Passport Studio HDD gets E-Ink status display

Western Digital have outed a new portable hard-drive, the My Passport Studio, and like the My Book Studio before it they've slapped on a super-frugal E Ink panel to show drive status details.  Available in 320GB, 500GB and 640GB capacities, the My Passport Studio has both FireWire 800 and USB 2.0 connections and comes ready formatted for use with a Mac.

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Western Digital WDBAAN0000NBK WD TV Live gets official

Western Digital WDBAAN0000NBK WD TV Live gets official

I mentioned yesterday that the Western Digital WD TV Live media player had turned up at Best Buy. Today Western Digital went official with the new media player and offered up the full laundry list of specifications for the device. The most important feature is that the media player supports 1080p video.

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Western Digital WD TV Live media player WDBAAN0000BK-NESN hits Best Buy

Western Digital WD TV Live media player WDBAAN0000BK-NESN hits Best Buy

About this time last year we talked a bit about the first generation Western Digital WD TV Live Media Player. A newer version of the device has now hit the Best Buy website for purchase at $119. The new version of the media player looks much like the old version.

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SlashGear Week in Review – Week 41 2009

SlashGear Week in Review – Week 41 2009

After spending most of Friday curled in a ball twitching and drooling after losing power and Internet access for almost 12 hours, I am glad to be back online and in the 21st century again. Just in time to hunker down and dose myself with a nice helping of week in review for your perusal. Chris reviewed the GSM Palm Pre and found the camera wasn't as good as some of its peers but found plenty to like in the end. The webOS operating system stands apart from rival OS'. Buffalo announced the HD-HU3 USB 3.0 drive and controller that will be shipping in Japan this month. The drive isn’t even that expensive; I hope it comes to America too.

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Western Digital unveils My Book Studio with E-label display

Western Digital unveils My Book Studio with E-label display

I already mentioned this morning that Western Digital unveiled a new My Passport Elite external hard drive. The company has also added a new external storage solution to its My Book Studio line called the My Book Studio with E-Label display.

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Western Digital reveals My Passport Elite external HDD

Western Digital reveals My Passport Elite external HDD

Western Digital has unveiled the latest addition to its My Passport line of external storage solutions. The new drive is called the Western Digital My Passport Elite. The external hard drive is small and has some new and interesting features to make it more usable including a new grab-and-go dock.

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