Excerpt: The devise has more levels of security than I wanted, and at times was difficult to use. Kept getting error messages stating, "don't have permission to save to this location." Using Transcend's online help screens, have not got it working. I hope.
Pros: Attractive Design, Compact, High Capacity, Portable, Quiet
Summary: Awesome! So much space it backed up my entire computer! Had a little issue however transferring files on my Mac, after previously using it on my PC. It can't do both formats, you need to pick one.
Summary: Beautiful design and color. Since some reviewers mentioned various cables and software, I wanted to say that what is in the box is exactly what the listing says: StoreJet 25H3P USB 3.0 portable hard drive Warranty Card Quick Start Guide USB 3.0 Cable The cable is a conventional one, not double USB.
Summary: Bought one from Costco before a 3 month trip assuming the extra shock protection would be a safeguard; the drive stopped working completely after I dropped it lightly from waist-level (onto carpet).