Hitachi LifeStudio “not only stores your data but helps you acquire and organise your music, videos, photos and documents on PCs, connected USB devices and social networks.” LifeStudio drives are bundled with CoolIris’ “3D Wall” browser, displaying photos, images and videos stored on device in an animated, scrollable window allowing you to view large thumbnails. Images can be searched and posted to Facebook, Flickr and Picasa. Cloud backup is included with all models offers 3GB of storage for free plus.
- LifeStudio Mobile 2.5″ drive includes a pre-loaded copy of Hitachi’s Backup and LifeStudio apps, and is available in 250GB ($79.99), 320GB ($99.99) and 500GB ($119.99) capacities:
- LifeStudio Mobile Plus available in 320GB ($119.99) and 500GB ($139.99) capacities, includes a 4GB MicroSD storage key which syncs with main drive. Hitachi’s Backup and LifeStudio software are also included:
- LifeStudio Desk drive has same software complement as its mobile cousins and comes in 500GB ($99.99), 1TB ($129.99) and 2TB ($199.99) flavours:
- LifeStudio Desk Plus is only available in 1TB ($149.99) and 2TB ($249.99) capacities, but you do get that 4GB USB Key (at a $50 premium, that’s a pretty expensive USB Key):
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