Iomega (http://www.iomega.com) has announced its Mac Companion Hard Drive, styled to match the latest Mac computers with a port to charge your iPad, iPhone and iPod.
Initially available only at Apple stores, Iomega’s Mac Companion Hard Drive has the following features:
° A 2TB or 3TB model (US$195 and $295, respectively) with two Firewire 800 interfaces and a USB 2.0 hub;
° A space saving design that frees up your desktop;
° A capacity gauge that lights up as the drive becomes full.
Bundled Iomega Protection Suite software is included for no additional cost (via download) with Mac-friendly options for backup and anti-virus protection for your computer.
The Iomega Mac Companion Hard Drive utilizes a 7200 RPM 3.5-inch hard drive formatted HFS+ for compatibility with Macs right out of the box. It’s the only major branded external HFS+ Mac desktop hard drive on the market today that incorporates a high-powered Apple device charging port and a two-port USB 2.0 hub, says Iomega President Jonathan Huberman.