Home » Uncategorized » Iomega 60GB USB 2.0 Portable Hard Drive Now Shipping
Image_59648_tmimage.jpg

Iomega 60GB USB 2.0 Portable Hard Drive Now Shipping

The new Iomega HDD 60GB Portable Hard Drive, which will be on display this week at the Macworld Conference & Expo in San Francisco, includes the unbeatable combination of Symantec Norton Ghost 2003 software–for full-system disaster recovery–and Iomega® Automatic Backup software–for on-the-fly incremental backups. The combination gives users a sleek, dependable external hard drive that is also an integrated high-speed storage solution for protecting their entire computing environment in one convenient package.

“External hard drives have exploded into an exciting storage category in recent months because low-cost external drives can extend the life of a personal computer and vastly improve the computing experience,” said Michael Johnson, general manager, optical and sourced products, Iomega Corporation. “The new Iomega HDD 60GB Portable Hard Drive gives users the space they need for everything from editing digital video clips to capturing and holding a disk image of their internal hard drive.”

Hardware

The new Iomega HDD 60GB Portable Hard Drive is a sleek, portable device about the size and shape of a PDA (drive only; dimensions when attached to interface are 7.5″x3.5″x0.7″). Weighing about 8 oz. (231 g), the 4200RPM drive is available in either Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0, backwards compatible with USB 1.1) or FireWire® configurations and the interfaces are easily swappable so that the drive can be used with different operating systems.

Software

With the included Norton Ghost 2003, a $70 value, users of Iomega external hard drives can capture an exact image of the PC’s main hard drive, including all system files, settings and installed software. Should disaster strike, the disk image is simply copied back to the replacement drive-no tedious reinstallation and reconfiguration of software, no Internet downloads of software updates and patches, just an uneventful return to a functional personal computer.

Between full-system backups, Iomega Automatic Backup software keeps users protected. This proprietary Iomega software solution provides automatic incremental backups of designated directories. Iomega Automatic Backup Software also lets users create multiple backup configurations, set up scheduled backups as needed, exclude unwanted files (e.g., .tmp files) from their backups, maintain multiple file revisions, and much more.

The new Iomega HDD 60GB Portable Hard Drive, shipping now, is available in the U.S., Canada and Latin America, and online at www.iomega.com. Pricing with included Hi-Speed USB interface (USB 2.0) is $379.95, and with FireWire® interface is $399.95 (prices are U.S. suggested retail).

About Dave Conabree

Check Also

wii-oculus-rift-hoverboard

Try Oculus Rift And Wii To Roam Around On The Back To The Future Hoverboard

Check out how you can fly in virtual space by using an Oculus Rift and a Wii Balance Board.

131129-amz

Amazon Appstore for Android Holiday Deals, Including Free Apps

There are tons of deals from the Amazon Appstore that will be offered starting now and throughout the holiday shopping season. They say that they will have "hundreds of titles that are eitehr free... or available between 50-90% off" the regular price.

131129-google

Black Friday: Google Play Store Apps, Games and Content on Sale All Weekend

Case in point, if you head over to the Google Play Store right now, you'll find that Google is celebrating all Cyber Weekend with discounts on all sorts of content. This includes many popular apps and games

131129-gtab

Black Friday Deal: Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1-Inch for $100 Off

Did you manage to score any epic Black Friday deals this morning? Are you still ...

131128-diy

Arduino Co-Creator Releases Plans for $200 DIY Mobile Phone

Mellis was one of the people who came up with the now hugely popular Arduino platform and now he has come up with plans for people to build their own cell phone for about $200 in parts.

131128-apple

No Discounts for Apple Black Friday, Just Free Gift Cards

If you were hoping to save yourself some cash as you brave the Black Friday shopping crowds, you'll want to go somewhere other than the official Apple Stores.