Iomega, an EMC company, today completed its new Mac-oriented hard drive line with the launch of the new Iomega eGo Mac Edition Portable Hard Drive, a stylish drive with plenty of storage that can withstand drops and still travel easily in a pocketbook.
The company has also recently launched the Iomega Helium Portable Hard Drive and the Iomega Mac Companion Hard Drive. All three new drives are formatted HFS+ for compatibility with Mac computers right out of the box.
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Available in 500GB and 1TB capacities, the new black Iomega eGo Mac Edition Portable Hard Drive has two FireWire 800 ports and one USB 2.0 port. It includes a Drop Guard Case to help protect the drive from drops of up to seven feet. The drive requires no external power supply, and comes with three cables: one USB 2.0 cable, one FireWire 800 cable, and one FireWire 800-FireWire 400 adaptor cable.
Available in 500GB and 1TB capacities, the new Iomega Helium Portable Hard Drive has one USB 2.0 port and a durable aluminum case. The Helium Portable Hard Drive requires no external power supply, and comes with one USB 2.0 cable.
Available in 2TB and 3TB capacities, the new Iomega Mac Companion Hard Drive utilizes a 7200 RPM 3.5-inch hard drive. The stylish silver and black drive includes two FireWire 800 ports, one USB 2.0 port and a two port integrated USB 2.0 hub that lets you connect multiple devices such as a printer or other external storage device. The drive comes with one FireWire 800, one conversion FireWire 400-800, and one USB 2.0 cable.
Of the many features included with the Mac Companion Hard Drive, Mac users may most appreciate the high powered USB charging port for their iPad, iPhone or iPod. (Apple portable products sold separately.) The charging port is a high-powered 2.1 Amp hookup that makes it easy and convenient to charge your iPad and other portable Apple devices so they're ready to go when you are.
The new eGo Mac Edition Portable Hard Drive, as well as the Helium Portable Hard Drive and the Mac Companion Hard Drive, all boast local and online backup, as well as encryption and anti-virus software:
- 256-bit AES encryption
- The Iomega Protection Suite, which includes:
Iomega QuikProtect for simple scheduled file-level backup.
MozyHome Online Backup for convenient online backup of up to 2GB free.
A free 12-month subscription of Trend Micro Smart Surfing for Mac allows users to shop, bank and surf online while staying safe from attacks to your identity and confidential information.
The new Iomega eGo Mac Edition Portable Hard Drive is available worldwide in a 500GB model and a 1TB model. The new Iomega Helium Portable Hard Drive is available worldwide in a 500GB model and a 1TB model. The new Iomega Mac Companion Hard Drive is available worldwide in a 2TB model and a 3TB model.
All three products include a three-year warranty with registration.