Western Digital has announced the availability of their external hard drive My Book Studio Edition, targeted for the Mac and its users. My Book Studio Edition external drives are available in capacities from 320 GB to 1 TB (terabyte) and is equipped with four interfaces (USB 2.0, FireWire 400/800 and eSATA). Among its main features is a function for regular automatic backup which operates without user intervention. With it you can maintain multiple backup copies of critical data in different places: on file servers, portable and external drives.
Other features include the ability to synchronize and encrypt data, a capacity gauge that shows how much free space is available on the drive and an indicator of the drive for eco-friendliness and low power consumption. It also comes with SmartPower function and a unique fanless design that is attractive.
The retail version of the Western Digital My Book Studio Edition can be purchased at a price from USD $200 to USD $400, depending on the model.