TOSHIBA ADDS HALF-TERABYTE PORTABLE EXTERNAL HDD
Computer Storage Services Africa
Toshiba 500GB USB 2.0 Portable External Hard Drive arrive in South Africa Midrand, 21st January 2009. Computer Storage Services (CSS) confirmed that the new 500GB Toshiba Portable Storage Drives are available in South Africa. CSS is the official distributor of Toshiba Hard Drives in South Africa and have added the new 500GB to the already existing line of Toshiba External HDD already available in the following sizes: 160GB, 250GB, 320GB. The Toshiba external HDD have become a hit for the South Africa consumers, and in the past 3 months from the launch of the new design, CSS affirms that the units have been a phenomenal success. Added features of the Toshiba range of HDD include an internal shock sensor, ramp-loading technology and anti-slip footpads to help anchor the drive in place. The introduction of the 500GB model to Toshiba’s personal storage line, provides consumers with more choice, high- capacity warehouse and easy-to-use data backup solution for personal digital files, music libraries, home videos and other digital memories. The new 500GB Toshiba USB 2.0 Portable External Hard Drive comes with a glossy black finish and frost white contemporary graphics that will appeal to consumers looking for the latest must-haves in personal electronics for their home office or study - or to throw in their backpacks and travel cases, thanks to easy portability. An added bonus for home use is the new 500GB model’s ultra-quiet operation, with improved acoustics in the hard drive. Offering enough storage capacity for up to either 142,000 digital photos, 131,000 digital music files, 222 hours of DVD-quality video or 58 hours of high-definition videos, this new personal storage solution is ideal for consumers looking to centralize and store their favourite music, photo and video collections. Featuring award-winning NTI Shadow(tm) software pre-loaded on the drive, this all-in-one solution enables consumers to set it and forget it in just a few simple steps.Toshiba’s new 500GB portable hard drive delivers a cost-effective and easy way to make data backup a regular practice, which is critical with the amount of personal digital content consumers are amassing. That amount of capacity packaged in an effortless, do-it-yourself solution enables consumers to easily archive digital photo and video memories, as well as create portable entertainment libraries of music, movies and more. Powered via USB 2.0, these personal storage products are approximately the size of a postcard and weigh a mere 150 grams for easy portability. The drives are built to withstand normal wear and tear, with special features such as an internal shock sensor, ramp-loading technology and anti-slip footpads to help anchor the drive in place.