Summary: I'm using this with my macbook pro. I looked around a lot because the macbook only has 2 USB ports, so I wanted something I could plug in somewhere else. The Firewire 800 is fast, and it powers the drive, so no carrying around another power pack. The drive comes with all the cables you will need firewire 800, 400, USB, and a optional power cord if you have an older laptop that might not be pushing enough amps through the USB (ie.
Summary: I am always concerned that I may loose my valuable information saved on my computer. I came across this nice back-up drive and am happy I did so. I love the portability and the look of this hard drive. It was very easy to use and I would recommend it to anyone.
Conclusion: Plug and play rugged drive. Well designed. I love the association of orange rubber and aluminum. Besides that the drive is a real workhorse. Would recommend it without hesitation to anyone looking for a reliable external hard drive!