Giving the Gift of Storage this Festive Season

The festive season is around the corner, creating the conundrum of what gifts to buy for your loved ones. And if you are like the average person who leaves gift shopping to the last minute, don’t fret as WD has the prefect gifts for all digital enthusiasts, content creators, creatives and even your Mom or Gran who wants to ensure their family photos are kept safe for years to come. So forget the usual soap on a rope and check out WD’s list of storage gift ideas All that is left for you to do is enjoy the gift of storage giving.

WD My Passport Ultra

My Passport Ultra 4 Colours - July 2015

The My Passport Ultra delivers up to 3 TB of storage with USB 3.0 performance, all compressed into a cool, ultra-compact design. The My Passport Ultra is now also available in four fresh, stylish colours – Classic Black, Brilliant White, Wild Berry and Noble Blue. You can ensure the safety of your data with password protection and hardware encryption, as well as WD SmartWare Pro software which enables local and cloud backup. This product also includes a USB 3.0 cable. This storage device is the ideal companion for anyone who needs to take their digital content on the road whilst looking good doing it. The Recommended Retail Price (RRP)* for the My Passport Ultra range from R999.00 up to R2 999.00 inclusive of V.A.T. depending on capacity. A 3-year limited warranty helps protect your investment.

To add an accessory to your already stylish drive, WD has also an optional addition – the WD Grip Pack – a soft band which encircles the drive, offering consumers an easy way to personalise and protect their My Passport drives. The available colours include Fuchsia, Grape, Sky, Smoke and Slate, and each Grip Pack has a RRP* of R199.00 inclusive of V.A.T.

WD My Passport X

WD MY Passport X - August 2015

WD’s My Passport X delivers 2 TB of storage for Xbox One and Xbox 360. With its sleek design, fast performance, easy set-up and portability, the My Passport X is an ideal storage accessory for gamers. When connected to Xbox One, the sleek 2 TB My Passport X drive provides much-needed storage capacity for gamers to store up to 50 extra game titles. In addition, gamers can store up to 250 games when connected to an Xbox 360. This eliminates the need to delete previously purchased games from their Xbox One or Xbox 360. You can now remove those “storage full” warning messages while allowing you to get back to your games. In addition to added storage, gamers can use My Passport X to take saved games to use on friends’ systems without having to download. My Passport X 2 TB drive has a RRP* of R1999.00 inclusive of V.A.T. and features a 2-year limited warranty.

My Cloud OS 3 and My Cloud Mirror

WD My Cloud Mirror  OS 3 - August 2015 (3)

With significant enhancements to WD’s family of My Cloud personal storage devices, the redesigned My Cloud OS 3 operating system now features an intuitive user interface. It also now delivers a rich content sharing experience along with back-up and sync capabilities while retaining the privacy and control unique to personal cloud devices physically located in the home or office. Furthermore, the WD My Cloud OS 3 puts the control of content into your hands with greater photo sharing, backup and synchronisation.

In addition to new software upgrades, WD has also introduced a new version of My Cloud Mirror personal cloud storage devices, featuring two hard drives set to Mirror Mode (RAID 1), ensuring content is stored on one drive and automatically duplicated to a second drive. My Cloud Mirror personal cloud storage includes the new features announced for My Cloud OS 3 and an improved processor and 512 MB RAM for faster file transfers and application support. The WD My Cloud Mirror has a RRP* of 4 TB R4 799.00, 6 TB R5 499.00, 8 TB R6 599.00 and is available from select retailers and distributors and has a 2-year limited warranty.

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