Iomega SuperHero Backup & Charger: More Blob Than Flash

Multitasking. It's a wonderful thing, especially when you're talking hardware that can scratch two itches at once. Which is why the Iomega SuperHero is worth getting excited about: It's a charging station, sure, but its SD card tailpipe means that it also backs up all those important files you keep on your iPhone.… » 5/02/11 5:20pm 5/02/11 5:20pm

StorCenter ix2: Iomega's Surprisingly Cheap EMC Home Server

EMC bought Iomega so that it could start easing its business-grade storage gear into homes and small offices, and the StorCenter ix2 is the first official combo of Iomega brand and EMC juice. Before I get into its LifeLine Linux environment, I wanted to point out that this thing is priced to move: A full two-disk 1TB… » 10/15/08 12:01am 10/15/08 12:01am

Iomega eGo Helium Portable Drive Matches Your MacBook Air

Iomega, maker of many a sexy storage device, has a new eGo out specifically tailored to the MacBook Air set. The 2.5-inch eGo Helium Portable Hard Drive encloses 320GB in anodized aluminum. In case that's not enough space, the drive can utilize an online backup service for "cloud computing." The entire package is… » 9/17/08 6:00am 9/17/08 6:00am

Beloved Useless Zip Drives Are Made Lovable Again... In Marionette Form!

Who doesn't love a Zip drive? With their sweet 100MB of magnetic memory, they used to save my ass back in the day. (My Performa 6400 even had an internal Zip drive.) And who doesn't love a marionette? With their beady eyes and history of horror-film animation, they touch the heart of any child from 1 to 100, sometimes… » 9/11/08 10:30pm 9/11/08 10:30pm

Iomega's Stylish eGo Drives Hit 1TB, Get Bigger Outside, Too

Sure we'd all love to see the little bus-powered 2.5" Iomega eGo drives hit 1TB, but that's not happening today. Instead, Iomega is porting their sleek, shiny, colorful design to the 3.5" realm, launching 1-terabyte Super eGo (get it?) drives in blue, red and black. For the time being, they're only USB 2.0—no FireWire… » 5/29/08 8:30am 5/29/08 8:30am

Iomega Introduces Leather 250GB Hip Flask, Er, eGo Drive

The people who brought you the camouflage eGo portable USB hard drive have traded the hunting rifle for the meerschaum pipe: the leather-clad 250GB eGo, which goes on sale today for just over $140, will look good in any study, but best in ones where there's a roaring fire and many leather-bound books. Iomega takes… » 5/22/08 8:45am 5/22/08 8:45am

Iomega Screenplay Mediaplayer HDD Does HD Upscaling

Iomega's new Screenplay HD Multimedia drive promises that you can "leave the PC behind" since it stores your movies, pics and tunes and connects directly to your HDTV. You simply save them via the USB2.0 connection, and it's standalone from there on. It can upscale to to 720p and 1080i, plays a wide bunch of formats… » 4/23/08 11:25am 4/23/08 11:25am

Iomega Puts Windows Home Server on Hold; Is the Platform Doomed?

We just heard that Iomega was icing its plan to release HomeCenter, a Windows Home Server product like the ones currently available from HP. The company stresses that this decision has "nothing to do with the bug" that's been corrupting data saved directly to WHS systems from certain applications. Instead, Iomega felt… » 3/18/08 1:45pm 3/18/08 1:45pm