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WD has released its My Passport Slim line of portable hard drives, which the company says is the first thin drives to offer up to 2TB capacity, a metal enclosure, and 256-bit hardware-based encryption.
The included WD SmartWare Pro data protection software allows users to back up their data to their My Passport Slim and keep an extra copy in their Dropbox account. The software also lets users back up their Dropbo account to the My Passport Slim.
Available in 1TB and 2TB capacities, the My Passport Slim measures approximately 4.33 x 3.14 x 0.48 inches. It uses USB 3.0 connectivity.
My Passport Slim portable hard drives are protected by a three-year limited warranty and will be available from the WD store at wdstore.com as well as select retailers and distributors. The My Passport Slim 1TB has a manufacturer's suggested retail price of US$99.99, the 2TB model is $149.99.