Seagate FreeAgent Desk External Hard Disk Drive

8.5 Rating

A competitively-priced, high-capacity desktop drive with simple backup software.With a stylish brushed aluminium casing and a formatted capacity of 931GB, Seagate’s FreeAgent Desk drive is an attractive option as desktop backup drive. It can lie flat on a desktop or shelf or stand upright in the supplied holder where space is limited. Its low cost per gigabyte of 32 cents makes it one of the most competitively priced backup drives on the market.

MemoryKick Si Media Centre

8.5 Rating

A pocketable, battery-powered backup device for storing and playing image, video and music files.Manufactured in Korea by NionCom, the MemoryKick Si provides photographers with a conveniently-sized device for backing up image files and viewing stored images and video clips without requiring a computer. It also doubles as a portable music player. Small enough to slip into a handbag or pants or jacket pocket, it weighs only 280 grams and comes in capacities up to 500GB. Photo Review received the 250GB model to review.

Iomega eGo 160GB Portable Hard Drive

9 Rating

An elegant-looking, well-designed portable backup device for photographers who travel with a notebook computer.Small, stylish-looking and easy to use, Iomega’s eGo 160GB portable hard drive will be a useful addition to many photographers’ kits. Small enough to slip in a camera or laptop bag, it can be used for moving large files from one place to another, backing-up files and folders or housing a media library. Available in two colours (red and silver) its anodised aluminium casing is curved like a hip flask and has steel end caps.

Iomega Rev 35GB Removable USB Drive

8 Rating

A portable storage system with removable hard disks for backups, drive imaging and general data storage.Developed by the inventor of the Zip and Jaz disks and drives, Iomega’s Rev disks and drives are based on a similar concept of having a drive that remains connected to a computer plus removable storage disks. The Rev system is offered in two capacities: 35GB and 70GB The capacities of both are expandable through bundled data compression software. In this review we focus on the 35GB USB system.