Toshiba Canvio Join drive backs up cellular units by way of Pogoplug

Toshiba Canvio Connect drive backs up mobile devices through Pogoplug

Whereas we’re used to related exhausting drives that share their contents with telephones and tablets, the reverse is not widespread — why do not many of those drives safeguard our cellular content material from the beginning? Toshiba is as baffled as we’re, so it is launching its Canvio Join moveable drive with handheld entry in thoughts. Whereas the USB disk has no constructed-in networking of its personal, a software program bundle for Macs and PCs (we have confirmed that it is Pogoplug) lets vacationers again up pictures and movies from their Android and iOS units, attain the drive’s information by means of the web and partake in 10GB of free cloud storage. The brand new Canvio may also function a standard exterior drive for computer systems, though it is nonetheless improved in that area when the enclosure is a few third shorter than that of its predecessors. Toshiba expects the cellular-savvy Hook up with arrive in mid-Might at costs starting from $ninety nine for a 500GB mannequin by means of to $one hundred ninety for a 2TB model.

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Canvio Join Allows Shoppers to Add, Obtain and Again Up Content material To and From Desktop, Laptop computer Pc and Cellular Units

IRVINE, Calif. – April 30, 2013 – Toshiba’s Digital Merchandise Division (DPD), a division of Toshiba America Info Methods, Inc., as we speak introduced Canvio® Join, a transportable exterior onerous drive that gives excessive capability storage together with the power to entry and share information immediately from the gadget, making it the primary of its sort.

“Toshiba’s Canvio Join represents the subsequent evolution in exterior moveable arduous drives,” stated Maciek Brzeski, vice chairman of product advertising and improvement, Branded Storage Merchandise, Toshiba America Info Techniques, Inc., Digital Merchandise Division. “With its distant entry and file sharing capabilities, customers can now share their digital content material with associates, household and colleagues from anyplace at any time instantly from their Canvio Join – making it in contrast to another moveable arduous drive available on the market.”

Toshiba’s Canvio Join is a transportable exterior onerous drive that gives as much as 2TB of storage in a brand new slim and compact type issue and is on the market in a number of totally different colours, together with black, silver, blue, purple and white. What units the Canvio Join aside from aggressive storage choices presently available on the market is its capability to entry and share information anytime, anyplace. For the primary time ever, a product inside Toshiba’s moveable onerous drive lineup will permit customers to again up movies and pictures immediately from smartphones, tablets and different cellular units which might be outfitted with Toshiba Storage’s iOS or Android app to the exterior arduous drive.

So long as Toshiba’s Canvio Join is related to an Web-enabled PC that’s powered on, customers may have full entry to their information, photographs, music and films from any gadget – regardless of the place they’re. The Canvio Join additionally permits customers to share giant information and folders immediately. As a further bonus, the Canvio Join consists of 10GB of free cloud storage for storing “all the time obtainable” copies of necessary information.

Whereas the entry and share function units the Canvio Join aside from aggressive merchandise, the system continues to be a powerhouse with regards to conventional storage and full system, information and folder backup capabilities and is extraordinarily straightforward to arrange and use. And like all Toshiba merchandise, the Canvio Join moveable arduous drive is designed from the bottom up with shopper wants in thoughts, after which examined many times for reliability. It may be counted on to carry out as marketed-each time.

Toshiba’s Canvio Join is pre-formatted NTFS for Home windows PC and comes with a NTFS driver for Mac, permitting customers to retailer and entry information from their PC and Mac with out reformatting. The gadget additionally consists of two yr restricted guarantee.

Pricing and Availability

The Canvio Join will probably be out there for buy on and choose retailers in mid-Might. Pricing for the exterior arduous drive will probably be $ninety nine for 500GB, $109.ninety nine for 750GB, $129.ninety nine for 1TB, $169.ninety nine for 1.5TB and $189.ninety nine for 2TB.

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