As technology develops more and more, style and design becomes more important. AData’s SH02 range started in simple Black, White and Pink – but going forward there will be a lot more variation. KitGuru turns Fashion TV on in the background and investigates.
External hard drive caddies have been built like Cylon warriors for a very long time.
Not a bad place to start really. If you’re going to trust your data to a tiny device, maybe it should look like it can survive a knife fight/the hard vacuum of inter-galactic space.
Only problem is that most people don’t have a 2 meter high metallic suite to match. Enter AData’s design team.
The SH02 range of 2.5” (laptop to you and I) external drives started in bright pink and texture black or white. Now, inspired by complex, inlaid patterns of inlaid wood (from days of yore?), they are launching new variants into the market.
These drives will cost you around £60, depending on the capacity and come with a range of software – including OS-to-GO which lets you create an installable Windows 7 image on the drive from your original disk and HDD-to-GO to instantly synchronise your data.
In this promo pic, it actually looks good in the young lady’s jean pocket, but we’re not sure we’d recommend testing the tensile strength of the caddy against the bending pressure generated by the average KitGuru’s arse when attempting to sit. Surely your data’s worth more than that?
The new designs will be in stores soon enough, so if looks are as important to you as content, definitely worth a look. For KitGuru, size and speed makes us more fruity – so we’ll be bringing you something a little more hardcore later.
KitGuru says: If only I could find the handbag and gloves to match.
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