updated 11:05 am EDT, Wed July 26, 2006
40GB portable HD ships
I/OMagic has launched its Data To Go 2.5-inch 40GB mobile hard drive featuring USB 2.0 connectivity, as well as compatibility with both Mac and PC systems. Data To Go 40 requires no external power supply, boasting a maximum data transfer rate of 450MB per second with the enclosure measuring 5 x 3 x 1/2-inches. CEO of I/OMagic, Tony Shahbaz, believes that regular consumers will find this drive useful, stating that "it offers the additional storage space needed for mobile consumers that want to carry large quantities of photos, music, video or documents with them where ever they go." The package includes the 40GB drive with enclosure, a USB cable, and a one-year warranty for $110.