Reviews and Problems with Western Digital My Passport Edge (WDBK6Z5000ATT)
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great concept,but WD can keep their products
28 June 2013
Summary: Received OK and appears to be sturdy and functional, BUT their giant paperwork in micro-print is still frustrating, despite the opportunity to see some jokers' miniature texts in 20 or so languages.
Summary: WD writes poor software and this reflects how stupid they are. Go to WD and try to install a firmware update. It will pretend the drive is a a my passport essentials. It is a my passport edge. Their smartware is not smart, but dumb. Lazy and irresponsible.
Summary: The Passport Edge: so small, it can fit in a pocket. No external power supply is necessary, it is powered through the USB port, so only one cable is needed. The cable supplied is very short but serves its purpose.
Summary: The Western Digital My Passport is a competitor for the Seagate Slim Portable Hard Drive. Both are available in a few sizes, and both support USB 3.0. I also have both. Here's my take: either one is easily recognized by Windows 7. Speed on a two-year-old laptop is equivalent.
slim and reasonable quality but you can get a 1TB for a little extra
23 October 2012
Summary: This slim passport sized hard drive is nice and handy to have. The hard drive uses USB 3.0 and takes power from my laptop which I always find appealing and avoids lugging around additional power supplies.
Summary: Quote from the manual "My Passport Edge fits perfectly into the busy life of a road warrior", I'm not sure if I would class myself as a Road Warrior but here's my thoughts on it. The unit is small 110mm x 80mm x 13mm, housed in a smart looking plastic case, is USB powered and comes with a 17" long...