Update (8/29 10:00am): Calling all Mac power users! Get the Transcend 2TB Thunderbolt Portable External Hard Drive for $149.99 shipped (Reg. $190). Or give your iPhone, iPad and other mobile devices some extra storage with WD’s 2TB My Passport Wireless Portable External Hard Drive for $134.99 (Reg. $150+). Both deals are available right now via Amazon and are the lowest prices we’ve tracked.
Newegg’s official eBay Store offers the WD 2TB My Passport Ultra USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive for $69.99 shipped. Today’s deal is a $20 savings off the regular going rate at most online retailers including Amazon, a match of our previous mention and the best price available.
Western Digital’s My Passport line of hard drives sit near the top of Amazon’s best-seller list alongside a 4.5/5 star rating from over 5,200 reviewers. This model has 2TB of storage, 256-bit AES encryption, and ships with a three-year warranty. It is bus-powered, so you’ll be able to use it without an outlet while you’re traveling or at the coffee shop. Xbox One users can easily expand their console’s storage with this add-on too.
Store, carry, and protect all your sensitive and important data with the black My Passport Ultra USB 3.0 Secure Portable Hard Drive from WD. With a capacity of 2TB, use it for extra storage or for backing up your videos, photos, and files. My Passport connects to your computer via a USB 3.0 port and is formatted in NTFS so systems running Windows 8, 7, or Vista will recognize it right out of the box. For Mac users, you can reformat the drive to work with the Mac OS X operating system. Due to the mobility of portable hard drives, sensitive data on these drives can be easily lost or stolen. With built-in 256-bit hardware encryption, your data stays safe with always on protection and authentication takes place on the My Passport Ultra instead of taking up valuable system resources. Additionally, you can easily access the data on the drive without the need of driver or software installation on the host system.