Iomega

  • Review: The Iomega StorCenter px2-300d NAS Drive Is Heavy Iron For The Small Office

    Review: The Iomega StorCenter px2-300d NAS Drive Is Heavy Iron For The Small Office

    Short Version While there is plenty to be said for cloud storage, sometimes it’s nice to have a few terabytes on your local network for backups, document storage, and fun. That said, the Iomega StorCenter px2-300d NAS drive performs all of the functions of a small NAS admirably and, with a bit of tweaking, can become a very usable system for remote access of your files on the… Read More

  • Up Close With The Updated Iomega ix2 NAS Drive

    Up Close With The Updated Iomega ix2 NAS Drive

    NAS drives are getting smarter and smarter, and the Iomega ix2 is no exception. Priced at $400 for 1TB, this compact drive is actually more of a mini-computer and features “apps” that allow it to become more than just a storage dump. I installed the drive on my home network and found it obviously quite easy to install and run. The version I test, a disk-less case that costs about… Read More

  • Review: Iomega 2TB Mac Companion Hard Drive

    Review: Iomega 2TB Mac Companion Hard Drive

    Iomega’s Mac Companion hard drive is a 2TB ($349, 3TB model is $449) desktop drive with a few features that make it interesting to the average Mac (or PC) owner. While it doesn’t have the bells, whistles, and network access of many NAS and home storage devices, it does look good next to your iMac. The drive is clad in brushed aluminum with a black glossy top panel and a two-port… Read More

  • Hands-On With The Iomega Superhero iPhone Back-up And Charger

    I’m a big fan of backing up. Do it all the time. That’s why I’m intrigued by this Iomega Superhero iPhone Back-up solution. It’s basically a charger with an SD card built in. To use it, you have to download a free iPhone app, plug in the included 4GB memory card, and drop in your phone. The app allows you to back up your contacts and other personal info to the card and… Read More

  • Review: Iomega USB eGo 1TB External Hard Drive

    Short Version: This seemingly everyday USB 3.0 hard drive hides a couple dirty secrets. tl;dr don’t buy this drive. Why you ask? You’re going to have to click through for that. Read More

  • Iomega Won't Charge Premium For Upcoming USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drives

    Please be advised: from here on out all of Iomega’s portable hard drives will be fully USB 3.0 compliant. Of course, this is useless to you unless your motherboard works with USB 3.0, or you add a USB 3.0 card to your setup. (Don’t worry: Iomega sells those items, too.) Read More

  • Quick Review: Iomega eGo Portable Hard Drive USB 3.0


    The eGo portable hard drive from iOmega is a sleek, compact device that handles data storage as well as you would expect. But it’s the USB 3.0 connection that really makes it shine. Having a native USB 3.0 port is the best option, but you can also use an ExpressCard or PCIe slot. There are adapters included for this, as well as one for your standard USB 2.0. It weighs in at less… Read More

  • Review: Iomega Skin External Hard Drive

    Short version: It’s an external hard drive, decorated by designer Al Borda. Iomega is hoping to capture the college market by providing an alternative to the plain old box external drive. It’s a quality drive, and while the decorative touches may not be for everyone, a 500GB external drive for less than $100 isn’t a bad deal. Read More

  • Iomega launches StorCenter ix12-300r storage device

    Yes, it’s quite a mouthful. Iomega, a company owned by EMC that provides network storage for small and medium businesses, today announced the launch of their StorCenter ix12-300r Network Storage Array. The device ships with 4TB of storage but can be expanded to up to 24TB after filling up its 12 drive bays. Read More

  • Review: Iomega iConnect Wireless Data Station


    Short Version: We now have so much storage in our homes that we could probably, each of us, start our own Rapidshare service. But how do we get all that data to the other machines on our network or, better yet, out onto the Internet? Devices like the Iomega iConnect allow us to place storage space on our internal networks and expose that data to the world, as needed. However, the iConnect… Read More

  • Quick look: iOmega iConnect Wireless Data Station

    Ever since Iomega announced the iConnect Wireless at CES we’ve been thinking long and hard about our NAS usage. Do we really want a NAS with built-in drives? Why can’t we be free of NAS hegemony? Well, the $99 iConnect promises to break our shackles. It’s a NAS without a drive. Here’s a quick hands on and we’ll do a full review this week. The press release, for… Read More

  • Review: Iomega ix4-200d

    Short version: Iomega has been making storage devices for years, and it shows. I’m a fan of NAS hardware and technology, and Iomega has created a product that not only stores data, but has enough value add to make it stand out from the dozens of other black boxes for storing your data. Read More

  • Review: Iomega StorCenter ix2-200 NAS

    With the dollar to terabyte ratio decreasing every day, there’s no excuse for not having adequate digital storage space. The new Iomega ix2-200 Network-Attached Storage (NAS) unit makes adding storage to your home or business network about as easy as it can get. Its a very powerful, versatile unit that is quite nearly plug-and-play. Let’s take a closer look shall we? Read More

  • Iomega announces new StorCenter ix2-200

    Iomega just announced the latest addition to their rapidly growing NAS line, the ix2-200. This is the latest iteration in the line is focused on being easy to set up, something that is fairly uncommon in the small business storage market. The new model also includes a new “Green desktop” mode, which allows the NAS to spin down the drives when not in use, thereby reducing power… Read More

  • Iomega launches jolly, candy coated USB drives


    Not much to talk about here. Iomega just launched eGo drives in four colors with up to 500GB capacity. The 500GB model is $135 while the 250GB is $85. They run on USB power and include back-up and virus protection software right on the disk. They should be available right about nowish or early June. Read More

  • Review: Iomega Home Media Network Hard Drive

    Short Version: A good value for a NAS drive thanks to nice extras like a built-in print server, easy setup, and a straightforward interface. The Iomega Home Media Network Hard Drive would be right at home in a small office or a multi-user household. Read More

  • Iomega intros the Home Media Network Hard Drive

    Iomega today announced the Home Media Network Hard Drive, a backup source and a media server that can save, store and stream digital content to your PCs, game consoles, digital picture frames, and networked TVs. Click on for pricing and availability info along with the press release. Read More

  • Review: Iomega StorCenter ix2 Network Storage

    Reviewing a NAS is probably not at the top of my list of things to do, but the Iomega ix2 is a dead simple network storage solution that works well. The model I reviewed is the 2TB variety and I finally caved and started backing up my files. Even though I set it up RAID 1 style, 1TB was ample enough to handle all of my content with plenty of room to spare. I wouldn’t recommend this to… Read More

  • Iomega ‘eGo Helium’ drive for MacBook Air owners

    To be fair, you don’t have to own a MacBook Air in order to purchase Iomega’s eGo Helium portable hard drive. It is, however, “a perfect match for the new MacBook Air notebook” according to Iomega. It’s even pre-formatted to the HFS+ file system. The drive itself has 320GB of storage space, weighs less than half a pound, and requires no external power supply. Read More

  • DIY Zip Drive hard drive enclosure and other random uses for the outdated gadget

    http://www.metacafe.com/fplayer/1732400/new_life_for_old_zip_drives.swf Ike has you rained in for the weekend and you already folded enough Netflix envelopes? Grab that IOMEGA Zip Drive at the bottom of your parts box and throw some new life into it. The video above will guide you through the steps needed to turn the unused device into a hard-drive enclosure, project case, bank, and even… Read More