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Floppy Disk Drives

tiny treat

Iomega has introduced a portable hard drive that is smaller than most personal digital assistants, fits in a shirt pocket and weighs 163 grams.

Tuesday, 24 May, 2005, 12:00am

Thumb-sized storage drive a small wonder

Just as Mini Me is the diminutive doppelganger of Dr Evil in the Austin Powers spy comedy movies, the Micro Mini USB 2.0 Drive is the tiny new version of Iomega's Mini Compact Flash drive released earlier.

27 Jul 2004 - 12:00am

Removable hard disk is built to go the distance

Data storage specialist Iomega has upped the ante for portable backup devices with its release of Rev, a removable hard disk-drive system designed to last for more than 30 years.

27 Apr 2004 - 12:00am

Gigabyte squeeze that's something to chew on

You can now squeeze one gigabyte of data into a universal serial bus 2.0 drive the size of a stick of chewing gum. Iomega has just released a series of USB 2.0 drives in four capacities, from 128 megabytes to 1 gigabyte. The transfer rates of the roomier drives go up to nine megabytes per second.

7 Oct 2003 - 12:00am

Gigabyte squeeze that's something to chew on

Product: Iomega miniUSB 2.0 drives Price: $595 for the 128-megabyte drive, $945 for 256MB, $1,560 for 512MB, and the 1-gigabyte version is $2,960 Pro: Small, fast transfer rates Con: If you are unconcerned about brand and security features, you can pick up cheaper made-in-Taiwan drives that are just as small and light

6 Oct 2003 - 12:00am

Midget storage widget with a hefty price

Coming to Hong Kong soon is Iomega's 128 megabyte key-ring USB storage device.

The market has been flooded with these tiny storage widgets that are expected to take the place of the floppy disk, and Iomega's entrance, though it makes sense, is a little late.

25 Mar 2003 - 12:00am

Tiny storage widget with a hefty price

Coming to Hong Kong soon is Iomega's 128 megabyte key-ring USB storage device.

The market has been flooded with these tiny storage widgets that are expected to take the place of the floppy disk, and Iomega's entrance, though it makes sense, is a little late.

25 Mar 2003 - 12:00am

Speedy way to spin, rip and burn

Mobile-storage device maker Iomega has been a miracle of reinvention. When the company launched its Zip and Jaz drives in the mid-1990s, they were the most aggressively successful of a score of proprietary storage formats.

25 Feb 2003 - 12:00am

Speedy way to spin, rip and burn

Mobile-storage device maker Iomega has been a miracle of reinvention. When the company launched its Zip and Jaz drives in the mid-1990s, they were the most aggressively successful of a score of proprietary storage formats.

25 Feb 2003 - 12:00am

Iomega adds pace and depth to Zip

Iomega launched its new 750 megabyte Zip drive yesterday, hoping to restore some of the falling popularity of its removable storage products.

The company said corporate users and people working in small offices should choose Zip storage, in preference to CR-rewritable, as it was faster and more secure for data backup.

5 Sep 2002 - 12:00am

Iomega in major push for Peerless hard drive

Iomega, a maker of removable storage technology, has introduced in Hong Kong a high-capacity, portable hard-disk drive which it is pushing to become a standard storage medium in digital audio and video entertainment applications.

28 Jun 2001 - 12:00am

Get mobile with a lighter and speedier solution to transferring files

Picture this scenario: Your boss wants a big project you are working on to be ready first thing tomorrow morning. Your wife wants you back early tonight or you are dead meat. What can you do? Your only choice is to pull an all-nighter and take the project home.

16 Dec 1999 - 12:00am

Tailored for the new iMac, Imation's SuperDisk provides 120MB storage.

Tailored for the new iMac, Imation's SuperDisk provides 120MB storage. The drive features a Universal Serial Bus interface to support plug-and-play and hot-swappable installation, with no need to shut down before connecting the drive to the computer. Price is $1,480.

15 Oct 1998 - 12:00am

CDs best for backup without all that Jaz

I have an Iomega Jaz drive I bought last November to do backups. This is vital stuff I cannot afford to lose. I've since had five of them. The drives fail about every six weeks.

29 Sep 1998 - 12:00am

Optical storage offers glimpse of the future

Panasonic has revealed a new world of optical storage that may change the way personal computers are used.

Panasonic's leading Japanese technicians and salesmen recently showed a large audience of the territory's original-equipment manufacturers what the future may bring.

22 Oct 1996 - 12:00am

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