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Iomega SuperHero Backup and Charger for iPhone and iPod Touch

Posted by Andrew at 10:00 AM on January 22, 2011

As smartphones get more powerful with more storage, the possibility of losing something important when your phone is misplaced or stolen, gets ever greater.   And it’s not really business documents that are important, it’s your photos that are really irreplaceable.

Iomega‘s new SuperHero Backup and Charger for iPhone and iPod Touch can help with this problem. It’s a charging cradle that also backups up contacts and photos to the included 4GB SD card (which can be upgraded by the user, if needed). An Iomega backup and restore application is available from the iTunes store. It’s especially useful for those people who never sync their iPhone to their Mac.

Available from the end of January for $69.

Interview by Todd Cochrane of Geek News Central.

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Iomega TV with Boxee – Media Streamer and NAS

Posted by Andrew at 9:55 AM on January 22, 2011

Iomega becomes the second manufacturer to offer a Boxee-based product with their brand new Iomega TV with Boxee. Available in two variants, one as a media streamer device with no storage, the other with up to 2TB of storage built-in. The devices also offer NAS features such as DLNA server, iTunes server and access to your Iomega Personal Cloud.

Available from late February at $229, $299 and $349 price points. You can register to be notified of availability at the link above.

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Iomega Home Media Network Hard Drive Cloud Edition

Posted by Alan at 7:47 PM on January 8, 2011

If you are in the market for a new external hard drive (and which of us isn’t buying one regularly these days?) then Iomega may have one you will want to look at.  Just announced at CES is the Iomega Home Media Network Hard Drive Cloud Edition.  It is intended for both home and small business users and features the ability to share work files, photo slideshows, music libraries and other files with co-workers, friends and families anywhere in the world (with an Internet connection, of course) via what they are calling the “Iomega Personal Cloud”.

It’s a service that Iomega will be building into all of their new NAS-type devices.  According  to the company this is how it works:

Users of Iomega’s new NAS devices can create their own Personal Cloud in just minutes. The onscreen Personal Cloud setup page asks you to name your Personal Cloud and then confirms creation of your Personal Cloud. You can invite up to 250 members (devices) into your Personal Cloud, giving your business contacts, co-workers or personal friends and family around the globe the ability – determined by you – to copy and share files directly between computers as though they were all together on a local network.

As for these drives themselves they will features Gigabit ethernet connectivity directly to a router, remote access from anywhere, built-in iTunes server, DLNA, one-touch copy, public cloud connections to Mozy and Amazon S3 online storage, two USB 2.0 ports to add storage capacity, and Time Machine support for Apple users.

There will be two models available later this month – a 1 TB that will retail for $169.99 and a 2 TB retailing for $229.99.