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Save Your Life


Posted May 22, 2008
You now officially have no excuse whatsoever to not back up the files on your computer. The latest line of My Passport portable hard drives from Western Digital are not only tiny (pocket-size), they’re up to twice as spacious, memory-wise, as competing drives. With a top capacity of up to 320 gigabytes—a level of storage previously available only in bricklike external drives—most users will be able to back up literally everything on their desktops or laptops (including an entire iTunes library) with room to spare. They’re PC- and Mac-compatible, come in a bunch of different colors (“Super Sunny Yellow,” “Cherry Red,” “Intense Blue,” etc.), and they don’t have annoying external power adapters, because they draw energy right out of your computer’s USB port.

$99.99 to $179.99 at Best Buy.

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