Earlier this week, G-Technology unveiled the world's first 500GB 2.5" portable hard disk drive. Designed specifically for the Mac environment, the G-DRIVE mini Triple 500 comes formatted HFS+ and is equipped with FireWire 400, FireWire 800 and USB 2.0 ports.

G-Technology, Inc. (www.g-technology.com, G-Tech), a manufacturer of premium storagesolutions for the Apple Mac community that was acquired today by Fabrik Inc.(www.fabrik.com), announces a new addition to its G-DRIVE mini external storage family.With a FireWire 800, FireWire 400 and USB 2.0 interface, the new G-DRIVE mini Triple 500 isthe first portable drive in the industry at 500GB giving AV professionals and multimediaenthusiasts fast, high-capacity portable storage. Compact and light weight - around 10 oz - the G-DRIVE mini easliy slips into a computer, camara or camcorder bag, holding more than45 hours of high defenition video, 200,000 5 Mpixel JPEG photos, or 125,000 MP3 files.Because the device is bus-powered, no bulky AC adaptor is required.
G-Tech plans to ship the G-DRIVE mini in March 2008. Full details can be found here.