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Hitachi LifeStudio external HDD debuts

New external HDDs has lots of features

By: Shane McGlaun from Jul 7, 2010 @ 11:02 CDT

Hitachi has unveiled a new line of external HDDs called LifeStudio. The new drive family is aimed at the user who has lots of multimedia content they want to store and backup.


The drive claims to be the first in the industry that pulls together and organizes multimedia from a computer, connected USB device, and social media outlets. The drives also let the user upload content online without leaving the management app.

The LifeStudio Plus external drives also have a USB key that is built in for syncing content. The mobile versions of the Life Studio family come in 250GB, 320GB, and 500GB capacities at up to $119.99, the Mobile Plus comes in 320GB and 500GB capacities at $119.99 and $139.99, the LifeStudio Desk comes in up to 2TB at $199.99, and the Plus versions with the USB drive come in up to 2TB for $219.99.