Portable External HD?

Discussion in 'Mac Accessories' started by mlvenan, Mar 20, 2006.

  1. mlvenan macrumors newbie

    May 8, 2005
    I'm looking to buy an external portable HD for my 12inch PowerBook. However, after researching for a bit, it seems that some of them won't get power from the USB connection and requires and external power supply (which I do not want). So, I was thinking of going firewire, but then I worry not all computers have firewire or what if it gets discontinued? Does anyone have any suggestions on reliable portable HDs that work with the powerbook?

  2. plinkoman macrumors 65816


    Jul 2, 2003
    New York
    just get a mobile lacie firewire drive and you'll be fine. [​IMG]

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