What has a slick cherry-red paint job on the outside, a solid, powerful inside with lots of storage space, and some shiny chrome trim to round out the package with a touch of class? No, I’m not talking about a 1959 Cadillac Coupe DeVille – it’s the new eGo portable hard drive from Iomega. This 160GB, 2.5-inch USB-powered external hard drive delivers looks and functionality in a compact chassis. Its included EMC Retrospect Express software allows for easy backups (on a schedule or on the fly), and this drive is protected by DropGuard technology, which keeps your drive save in collisions with the ground from as high as 51 inches.
Iomega eGo Portable Hard Drive; $159; www.iomega.com