updated 12:30 pm EDT, Mon June 21, 2010
Iomega teams up with Skin Industries on HDDs
Iomega on Monday released new portable drives with external designs from Skin Industries. The three available Skin Drives all have a 500GB capacity and are USB 2.0-powered. The drives carry Iomega's Drop Guard technology that can protect the drive and its data from damage from drops of up to 51 inches onto a relatively hard surface like an industrial carpet.
The range is made up of the Radical with a retro Skin-branded printed logo design on a black top with a vibrant yellow base, the Red Hot with a Skin Swipe logo printing on a red top with a black base, and the gothic-themed Knock Out with a silver top with a black base.
The drives come preloaded with Iomega's Protection Suite that includes backup and anti-virus software as well as 2GB of online storage. The Iomega Skin drives are now available in the US at $120.