updated 10:45 am EDT, Tue September 21, 2010
Toshiba Canvio Basics portable drives now out
Toshiba has just released a family of new straightforward external drives, the Canvio Basics. Coming in 320GB, 500GB and 750GB capacities, the USB 2.0 drives come without frills and are meant as uncomplicated extra storage. All are available only in glossy black finish.
They share an internal shock sensor, ramp-loading technology and a three-year warranty. All have 2.5-inch drives inside. The 320GB model is priced at $80, the 500GB at $100 and the 750GB version at $120.