USB released the SuperSpeed USB 3.0 today. This backup drive, which replaces the USB 2.0, features faster data transfers and a new interface. The USB drive, like it’s predecessor, is very Apple friendly. This means that the portable drive will work seamlessly with Time Machine, the backup program available on all Macs. Despite this, our Windows users will still feel that the SuperSpeed USB 3.0 and the other hard drives in the award-winning Backup Plus Portable line to work with their needs. If you are like me, where I spend a majority of my day around Macs, but may have to flirt a bit with Windows when at school, SuperSpeed USB 3.0 does transfers seamlessly without the need to format or adjust to the new system.
So what’s so different from USB 3.0 compared to 2.0 that would make me want to actually go out and purchase one? As I’m sure you may have noticed, we have been moving closer to sharing things with more substance than just status updates, software like Dropbox has made it easy to share photos seamlessly. However, software like these cost a bundle when you put into consideration the amount of space available, and sharing across social networking websites isn’t always top priority.
SuperSpeed USB 3.0 incorporates software that allows you to not only look back on memories on the website, but to also have these photos backed up on your SuperSpeed USB 3.0 seamlessly. This software is already incorporated with networks like Flickr and Facebook for this type of software.
Purchase the SuperSpeed USB 3.0 today from Amazon for $109.99 for 500GB, $129.99 for 1TB, and $179.99 for 3TB.