Western Digital has today announced the release of their new My Passport Ultra line of portable hard drives, that include a new compact design, with four new colour choices and the addition of USB 3.0 connectivity.

The hard drives will be available in 500GB, 1TB or 2TB capacities, however with new WD SmartWare Pro technologies and integration with Dropbox, data can be backed up online.

There’s also hardware encryption and password protection to cut down on unauthorized access, and the drive comes with its own protective pouch for on the go.

Alongside all of this the My Passport Ultra drives will also come with a 3 year limited warranty, available at www.wdstore.co.uk and various other retailers at £59.99 for the 500GB hard drive or £79.99 for the 1TB drive.

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