We don't often wind-tunnel test our external drive enclosures, but SimpleTech
's re-released Pininfarina-designed SimpleDrive
still kind of makes us want to break down to try. Now in capacities up to 1TB, the 7200rpm USB 2.0 drives come bundled with backup software, a 2GB Fabrik account (which might have had something to do with Fabrik acquiring SimpleTech's peripheral business), that inline light-up capacity meter, and your choice of colors based on capacity: red (160GB), white (250GB), sapphire (320GB), onyx (500GB) and gray (750GB and 1TB). Prices start at a hundred bones for the 160GB unit; combo FireWire 400 and USB versions will ship in May.
SimpleTech SimpleDrive: up to 1TB, Pininfarina design
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