Verbatim announced today the availability of its new 4GB and 8GB Store 'n' Go USB HD Drives, the latest additions its family of USB drives.
The new Store 'n' Go HD Drives come pre-loaded with Mobile Launchpad, a utility providing users with the ability to download applications for running directly from the USB HD Drive. Mobile Launchpad also allows users to have complete access to personal files and data without loading the content on a guest system. For quick and immediate access, the drives can also be used in regular drag 'n' drop mode.
Both the 4GB and 8GB Store 'n' Go HD Drives have a polymer enclosure to provide shock resistance to the hard disc inside.
Using the attached USB 2.0 cable, the drives can be easily moved from computer to computer without having to shut down or reboot the system. When connected to a computer the blue center area of the drive lights up, showing the drive is connected and powered, and blinks when information is being transferred between drive and computer.
Weighing just 1.8 oz, the Verbatim Store 'n' Go USB HD Drive measures a mere 2.75 x 2.125 x 0.5 inches. The drive is compatible with Windows 98SE, ME, 2000, XP, CE 3.0 and higher; Mac OS 9X and higher; Linux 2.40 and higher systems. Mobile Launchpad is compatible with 98SE, ME, 2000, XP and higher systems.
The Verbatim 4GB and 8GB Store 'n' Go USB HD Drives will be available in March through authorized Verbatim retailers with an approximate street price of $129 & $199 respectively. The complete package includes a travel wallet, USB extension cable and a quick start users guide.