Ego cam for sports introduced by Liquid Image
Liquid Image, whose first product was an underwater mask with an integrated camera, has now expanded its range to include a new small Ego cam. We stopped by the company's booth at CES to have a look, and liked the very small size. Aimed at extreme athletes, the 1080p camera has tripod thread at the bottom for mounting it to various vehicles or rigs.
Iomega eGo gets speed and Mac updates
Iomega today revamped its eGo desktop and eGo portable drives to modernize their features. The desktop and portable drives both now have USB 3.0 versions that theoretically offer 10 times more bandwidth. These come in respective capacities of 500GB ($130) for the notebook drive and 1TB/2TB ($150/$230) for desktop models.
Iomegat 1TB eGo drive
Iomega this week launched a 1TB version of its external, stylish hard drive, crossing the threshold from gigabytes to terabytes once again. The new model in its eGo line of 3.5-inch single-drive hard drives ; Previous eGo hard drives had been available in capacities up to 320 GB, but the new model more than doubles that amount of space. Iomega claims the new capacity drive can hold up to 4 million photos, 18,500 hours of music or 1,500 hours of video. The eGo's USB 2.0 connection is compatible with all common Macs and PCs. The 1TB eGo, available in three colors, sells for about $255 on Iomega's site and ships with a USB cable, power adapter, and one-year warranty.
iPhone #1 on TIME Top 10
The iPhone has been chosen as TIME Magazine's number one gadget of 2007. According to the prominent American publication, the iPhone has "changed the way we think about how mobile media devices should look, feel and perform." It has an attractive body made out of glass and steel, the magazine says, and the touchscreen interface is "loaded with eye candy." TIME is especially appreciative of how it combines features like a two-megapixel camera with iPod functionality, and how it lets users quickly tap into local Wi-Fi networks.