Although Mac or the Apple brand in general is among the most trusted and most reliable computer brands, it still pays to have a regular backup of your important media and computer files using a Mac external hard drive. And when it comes to the selection of the best backup hard drive that would complement your Mac laptop or computer, there are now wide selections that are either produced by Apple or by other manufacturers. Most of external hard drive for Mac are designed in conformity with Mac computers and laptops; they are sleek, clean-looking, and are compact. Among the noted differences include the following:
Connectivity. The common and popular external hard drive for a windows PC are connected via the USB port. For the hard drives intended for Mac, they can be connected via the USB or FireWire port. The FireWire connection is considered faster in terms of data transfer compared to the regular USB connections. Some of the latest drives sold today are now equipped with wireless connectivity features.
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