It’s road-trip season, and Western Digital has all your storage needs covered!
July 15, 2021

As we enter the summer season, people are looking for ways to enjoy their hard-earned time off. Whether it is a staycation or a road trip around the Emirates, we all want to escape our busy lives and relax, creating memories with loved ones. However, it’s important to make sure all these memories are saved and backed up and Western Digital has quite a few solutions at hand.

Every journey needs a passport

Keep every vacation memory stored safely with the My Passport HDD. The drive is a trusted, portable storage device that gives travellers the confidence and freedom to drive forward in life. The My Passport HDD is designed to feature a convenient, slim form factor and is available in a range of vibrant colors with space to store, organize, and share photos, videos, music, and documents. The My Passport drive comes equipped with WD Backup software that can be set to run automatically to your schedule.1 Just pick the time and frequency to back up important files from your system onto your My Passport drive (Windows only). So you can spend more time enjoying the holiday and less time worrying about backing up files. For the adventurous traveler, the My Passport HDD is built for demanding requirements for durability and long-term reliability with capacities ranging from 1TB, 2TB, 4TB and 5TB. On top of that, it comes with a 3-year limited warranty.

Accelerated performance for productivity with style

If your travel crew is into curating quality content, then you’ll need an upgraded device to handle the larger files. For performance that takes productivity further, trust the My Passport SSD. Save, access, and protect the content that matters, giving you read speeds of up to 1050MB/s3 and write speeds of up to 1000MB/s with NVMe technology. The sleek, portable drive features a metal cover and comes in several colors to match your style. With capacities up to 2TB, users can access their digital world, anytime, anywhere. With no set up required, it is ready to use right out of the box and compatible with PC and Mac devices. Equipped with USB 3.2 Gen-2 technology, the My Passport SSD comes with a USB-C cable and USB-A adaptor to work with legacy systems.

Free Up Space on your devices

Avoid the dreaded “out of space” alert on your iPhone with the SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive Go. The perfect companion for any trip, the iXpand Flash Drive Go is the easy way to free up memory. All you need to do is plug in the iXpand Flash Drive Go and it automatically backs up your latest photos, videos and contacts for you. So you can rest assured that even if you lose your phone, you’ve got the memories that matter most. If your travel videos are taking up too much space, you can use the iXpand Flash Drive Go to record right onto the drive, keeping those memory-heavy files from taking up valuable space on your iPhone. You can also password-protect your files across iPhone, PC and Mac computers, to keep them private. And the dual-purpose swivel protects connectors and features a keyring hole to take your drive on the go. With a range of capacities from 64GB, 128GB and 256GB you can find the right size for your storage needs.

Store the perfect shot from your smartphone

Shooting an iconic landmark on your USB Type-C smartphone and need those photos on your PC? No problem. SanDisk’s Ultra Dual Drive Luxe USB Type-C Flash Drive lets you seamlessly move files between your USB Type-C smartphone, tablets, Mac and USB Type-A computers. Offering capacities up to 1TB, you can enjoy all that extra space for more travel photos, movies, music, games and whatever else you want. The all-metal, 2-in-1 flash drive is the perfect companion for your USB Type-C and Type-A devices.

by Anil George
Avid follower of all things tech. In between his quest for the ultimate gizmo, Anil fiddles with light meters, collects rare books and feeds his fetish for Jap horror movies. As Managing Editor of T3 Middle East for the GCC, Anil oversees content direction across print and digital. He was a CES 2020 Innovation Awards Judge, reprising his role as an Innovation Awards Judge at CES 2018, CES 2017, 2016 and 2015. Anil is also the Middle East's first Brand Ambassador for Ashdown Engineering. Reach him at: