Posts tagged as: FireWire 800

Seagate Add USB 3.0 to Backup Plus Line

Seagate has unveiled a version of its Backup Plus portable and desktop drives for the Mac. The new release includes USB 3.0 support, which did not exist on Macs until the MacBook Pro with Retina was put on the market, though it can be upgraded to use FireWire 800 or a Thunderbolt connection if required, via […]

Apple Now Selling Thunderbolt to FireWire 800 Adapter

Apple has finally started stocking the Thunderbolt to FireWire Adapter. The new dongle costs $29 and is currently listed as shipping within 1 to 3 business days. Although it can be used by any Mac with an available Thunderbolt port running OS X v10.7.4 or higher, its arrival has been on the wish list for […]

Iomega Updates eGo Mac Edition Hard Drive Line

Iomega has released an updated Mac Edition of the eGo Portable Hard Drive. 500GB and 1TB capacities are available, and each unit includes two FireWire 800 ports in addition to a USB 2.0 connection. HFS+ formatting is used, along with 256-bit AES encryption. One difference with the new hardware is a revised external design, meant […]

Sonnet Ships Two-Drive Mini RAID

Windows and Mac users who would like RAID functionality in a small, portable (and, under Firewire, bus-powered) package are the target of Sonnet’s latest unit, the Fusion F2QR two-drive hardware RAID storage system. The tiny enclosure — about the size of two stacked CD cases — uses two 2.5-inch 1TB hard drives to offer up […]

Belkin Shows Thunderbolt Express Dock Prototype at Intel Developer Forum

Belkin used the added limelight of the Intel Developer Forum to show off a prototype of a Thunderbolt dock intended primarily for Mac owners. Just called the Thunderbolt Express Dock, it has much of the same expansion of Apple’s Thunderbolt Display without the requisite screen. A single cable feeds out gigabit Ethernet, FireWire 800, three […]

Seagate GoFlex Desk Now Has 4TB Capacity Model

Seagate staked out a first for itself in shipping a 4TB version of the GoFlex Desk. The external drive is touted as the first of its kind hitting the capacity and comes with a new design that reduces the practical size of the drive on the desk. It supports USB 3.0 with a bundled adapter […]

Seagate GoFlex Turbo Sports 7200 RPM, USB 3.0, Data Recovery

Seagate on Monday added a high-performance portable hard drive with a rare offer of special support. The GoFlex Turbo brings in-box USB 3.0 support and has a 2.5-inch, 7,200RPM drive to make better use of the faster port. As a GoFlex drive, other adapters can support eSATA or FireWire 800. The company is also going […]

Western Digital Releases a 6TB Version of the My Book Studio Edition II

Western Digital put out one of the largest capacity dual-disk external drives on Thursday by introducing a 6TB version of the My Book Studio Edition II. The drive pairs two of the still-rare 3TB drives, optionally in a RAID mirror or stripe, and is aimed primarily at creative pros who deal with very large photos […]

OWC Releases New RAID Storage Unit

Other World Computing has has announced the availability of its new OWC Mercury Elite-AL Pro Qx2 hardware RAID storage drive. The storage device features a brushed aluminum enclosure which holds four 3TB hard drives in hot swappable drive bays. Every drive undergoes a multi-hour “burn in” performance certification procedure that ensures the units is operating […]

WD Updates My Passport Studio Drives for Macs

Western Digital today has introduced the My Passport Studio portable drives formatted for Macs.The new drives sport a fast FireWire 800 interface (FireWire 400 support comes via a FireWire 800 to 400 cable), a USB 2.0 port and 256-bit hardware-based encryption. Like the desktop-sized My Books, the 2.5-inch disks sport e-paper displays that show info […]

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