Screen Shot 2012-12-29 at 3.57.56 PMAmazon is offering a 1.5 TB Toshiba Canvio Basics 3.0 Portable Hard Drive in Black for $89.99 — $80.00 (47%) off the list price of $169.99. Reviewers give the drive a 3.9/5, being USB-powered with a 8MB cache and 5400RPM speed. Best Buy also offers the drive for the same price.  [Amazon]

Each Canvio Basics 3.0 Portable Hard Drive includes an internal shock sensor and ramp loading technology to help keep your drive safe. Storage for your computer made simple. Future proof with USB 3.0 interface and backwards compatible with USB 2.0, Toshiba’s Canvio Basics 3.0 Portable Hard Drives are an ideal portable add-on storage expansion solution that makes your storage easy and simple. Extremely portable with a compact design, the sleek looking and post card sized Canvio Basics 3.0 Portable Hard Drives are an ideal travel companion. Canvio Basics 3.0 Portable Hard Drives offer plug and play ease of use that’s ready to go out of the box with no software to install. Just connect it to the USB port on your computer and you are good to go.

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