LaCie Announces RuggedKey USB Flash Drive, Re-Engineered USB 3.0 Products

LaCie Announces RuggedKey USB Flash Drive, Re-Engineered USB 3.0 Products

LaCie released the RuggedKey this week, it’s a water and dust resistant USB 3.o stick with speeds of up to 150 MB/s and a bumper that provides protection from “heat,cold, and 100-meter drops.” LaCie also announced they have updated their entire USB 3.0 portfolio optimized specifically for the new Apple MacBook lines.

9to5Mac:

Thanks to UAS (USB Attached SCSI Protocol), people with the latest Macbook Air, Macbook Pro and Macbook Pro with Retina Display will experience maximum USB 3.0 performance… Everything from cables and USB keys, to professional RAID storage solutions have been re-engineered for advanced performances. LaCie’s recently announced RuggedKey achieves top speeds up to 150MB/s in 32GB of flash memory – making it one of the fastest USB keys on the market. LaCie’s popular Rugged Triple, and Porsche Design P’9223 and P’9233 have also been optimized for Mac and are available in Apple retail.

The RuggedKey is now available in Apple Stores, or directly from the company starting at $39.99 for the 16 GB capacity model.

LaCie has also revamped its USB 3.0 products for Lion and Mountain Lion by taking advantage of UAS (USB Attached SCSI Protocol) available in Ivy Bridge Macs.

LaCie’s 2nd generation USB 3.0 solutions will be available worldwide through Apple resellers, LaCie resellers and the LaCie Online Store.

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