WD Ships Mobile Hard Drive

Irvine-based Western Digital said this morning that it has shipped a new, 7mm, 2.5-inch mobile hard drive, aimed at the notebook and Ultrabook market. The firm said its new WD Scorpio Blue drive is only 7mm in height, ideal for the thin and light notebook market. The new drive is available in 500GB and 320GB capacities, and costs $79.99 for the 320GB version, and $99.99 for the 500GB version.