The Iomega eGo range of portable storage devices are built around sturdy aluminium extrusions in a palm-friendly form that could be quite easily mistaken for a hip flask.
With hard-disk storage capacities going up and prices coming down it's now easier than ever to acquire the means to carry vast amounts of data on pocket-sized hard drives.
Iomega adds style to the equation with its new Iomega eGo range, built around sturdy aluminium extrusions in a palm-friendly form that could be quite easily mistaken for a little hip flask.
Seen here in an eye-catching scarlet red finish, the Iomega eGo is available as the USB 2.0-only model we tried, or a dual-interface model with FireWire for £10 premium. Inside this version was a Toshiba 2.5in 250GB 5400rpm HDD with 8MB cache.
The Iomega eGo ships with just a USB 'Y' cable (the extra USB type-A plug at the computer end enabling more power if the connected computer doesn't supply enough though a single bus), and a software licence for use with EMC Retrospect HD backup software.
This Windows-only program is not included with the Iomega eGo but is available to download from the internet.
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