My name is Justin Yu, and I'm a digital pack rat

Iomega releases 1TB eGo desktop hard drive.

My name is Justin Yu, and I'm a digital pack rat. That's right, my hard drive is ultra cluttered with bad photos, ancient MP3s, and obsolete software, but I can never bring myself to trash them--who knows when I'll need that essay I wrote in middle school on Benjamin Franklin? I know that as soon as I empty the trash can, someone's going to ask for that blurry picture of their knee I took back in '98.

Iomega looks like they have my affliction covered--the company just released a 1TB version of the popular eGo desktop hard drive in three colors: black, blue, and red. These hot swappable USB 2.0 drives are going for $269.95 and are available today. The design is based on the popular eGo portable drives and look a lot like a flask, with rounded edges and a matte finish. With 1TB of space, I can happily keep my files safe and secure for decades to come...uh-oh...

About the author

Justin Yu covers headphones and peripherals for CNET. When he's not wading through Web gulch or challenging colleagues to typing tests, you can find him making fun of technology with Jeff Bakalar every afternoon on The 404 show.

 

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