Preview: New External Hard Drives From Iomega

PCWorld: Preview – New External Hard Drives From Iomega

The new products also include 1TB and 2TB versions of existing models and new compatibility with the Apple Mac.

“Iomega has announced a new line of 500GB, USB 2.0 portable drives featuring one of three colorful and edgy designs from Skin Industries. The new Iomega Skin Hard Drive is built to withstand drops from up to 51 inches onto industrial carpet, which the company claims is 40 percent higher than the industry average. Priced at $120, the Iomega Skin Hard Drives come formatted as NTFS, but can easily be made Mac compatible using OS X’s Disk Utility.

In other news, the company also announced the availability of two previously announced products that come preformatted for the Mac. The 1TB eGo BlackBelt Portable Hard Drive Mac Edition and the eGo Silver Desktop Mac Edition which is now available in both 1TB and 2TB configurations for $160 and $250, respectively. Both the BlackBelt and Desktop models come formatted as HFS+, sport two FireWire 800 ports and one USB 2.0 port. A FireWire 800 to 400 cable is included to support older Macs without FireWire 800.”

Small Business Computing Staff
Small Business Computing Staff
Small Business Computing addresses the technology needs of small businesses, which are defined as businesses with fewer than 500 employees and/or less than $7 million in annual sales.

Must Read

Get the Free Newsletter!

Subscribe to Daily Tech Insider for top news, trends, and analysis.