LaCie Offers USB 3.0 HDDs and a Strange Monkey

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LaCie announced a new portable hard disk offering that caters to those looking for small and slimmer drives on the USB 3.0 interface.

Two new models are the Minimus and Rikiki USB 3.0, both of which are encased in brushed aluminum that offers resilience from "blunders," improved heat dissipation, and is fully recyclable.

The Rikiki and Minimus come with LaCie’s Software Suite with backup software for Mac or PC. Additionally, each product comes with 10GB of Wuala online storage.

“The Minimus and Rikiki USB 3.0 offer our customers easy and affordable options to access the super speeds of USB 3.0,” said Philippe Rault, LaCie Consumer Product Manager. “Since these products offer backward compatibility with USB 2.0, they will work on any PC or Mac with no worry.”

The Rikiki USB 3.0 is available in 500GB/1TB capacities starting at $99.99. The Minimus is available in 1TB/2TB capacities starting at $129.99.

Monkey not included.

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  • back_by_demand
    tolhami would like a computer monkey.

    Most of our computers already have a monkey...
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  • tolham
    i would like a computer monkey.
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  • dannyboy3210
    Well as someone with a usb3 compatible motherboard, its nice to see the prices slowly coming down. Even if it doesn't come with a monkey... :'(
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  • back_by_demand
    tolhami would like a computer monkey.

    Most of our computers already have a monkey...
    15