New hard drive is available in 500GB and 1TB capacities
Iomega, an EMC company has launched new eGo Mac Edition Portable Hard Drive, an on-the-go drive with plenty of storage that the company says can withstand drops and still travel easily in a pocketbook or briefcase.
With new eGo Mac Edition Portable Hard Drive, Iomega completes the new line of portable and desktop hard drives for Mac users along with Iomega Helium Portable Hard Drive and the Iomega Mac Companion Hard Drive.
All three new hard drives are formatted HFS+ for compatibility with Mac computers right out of the box, said the company.
The eGo Mac Edition Portable Hard Drive includes a Drop Guard Case to help protect the drive from drops of up to seven feet.
In addition, eGo Mac Edition Portable Hard Drive is available in 500GB and 1TB capacities; 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.
eGo Mac Edition Portable Hard Drive contains two FireWire 800 ports and one USB 2.0 port for fast performance and versatile connections.
Iomega president Jonathan Huberman said the new rugged Iomega eGo Mac Edition Portable Hard Drive and the compact Iomega Helium Portable Hard Drive are ideal for mobile users, creative professionals and digital enthusiasts who demand a stylish and sure way to store, share and backup all of the files on their Mac computers.
"On the desktop, the stylish Mac Companion Hard Drive delivers plenty of storage and interface options as well as a first-of-its-kind quick charge for an iPad. All three of these new Iomega hard drives are compatible with Mac Lion OS and Time Machine, giving Mac users the form and function they want as well as the peace of mind that their data is safe and can be automatically backed up," said Huberman.