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The Iomega Mac Companion Hard Drive is the first external hard drive for Macs that also offers an USB hub to help the computer host and sync with other USB devices.

Basically, the Iomega Mac Companion Hard Drive is an external desktop hard drive that also incorporates a two-port USB hub. The drive itself connects to a computer via another USB 2.0 port or one of its two Firewire 800 ports. It doesn’t feature USB 3.0, however, mostly because Macs generally don’t support this faster USB standards.

The new external hard drive is reformatted in HFS+ to work with a Mac out of the box. Iomega says it’s designed to fit perfectly on the base of the iMac or an Apple LCD. It also features a storage gauge via four little LED lights, each represents about 20 percent of its capacity. This Mac Companion Hard Drive is available now at Apple retail stores in 2TB or 3TB capacities that are estimated to cost $195 and $295

Now your old drives have a brand new life. Or, if you’re the handy type, you can keep this one device handy to recover data from a drive in a dead computer. You won’t have to haul several different devices – just this one!

You can dock just about any of those old drives into this simple device. Stick a USB transfer cable into one end along with the power-cable, and in one of the other ends, you can connect a 3.5″ IDE hard drive, or a laptop 2.5″ IDE drive, or even a miniscule 1.8″ IDE hard drive! But, why stop there? This is available at Think geek at $29.99

Something out of the ordinary: a no-water-necessary facial cleanser. Babor Hy-Oil Cleanser ($32) is applied to the skin without any added moisture leaving your face super soft and squeaky clean. You then have to apply the second step, Babor Phytoactive, a customizable skin enhancer meant to make you look your best. But we actually lied about the no water part; you rinse off the last step. We can’t be honest Abes all the time. Available atĀ www.beautybridge.com

The 3830T sports a 13.3-inch screen, is 4.12 pounds but just 0.87 inches at its thinnest point, according to ZDNet . It features a dual-core Core i5 processor and discrete graphics courtesy of am Nvidia GeForce GT 540M. With 4GB of RAM and a 500GB hard drive but no optical drive, the 3830T will sell for $779.99.

The 14-inch 4830T also comes with a dual-core Core i5 processor but substitutes Intel’s HD 3000 integrated graphics for the Nvidia. With the addition of a DVD drive and a hard drive bump to 640GB, the 4830T weighs in at 4.88 pounds and costs $699.99.

The cheapest of the new laptops at $599.99 is 15.6-inch 5830T, which features the less-powerful Core i3 processor and weighs 5.6 pounds.

Notebooks with integrated graphics should get up to nine hours of battery life, while those with discrete graphics will get up to eight hours.
Available at acer.com and Amazon

Bring your tablet-based gaming to the next level with the JOYSTICK-IT Tablet Arcade Stick. The JOYSTICK-IT gives you a real physical joystick for increased precision with touchscreen based games. Simply press down to attach the JOYSTICK-IT to your tablet based computer’s screen for improved gaming. No wires or batteries needed.

Any game that has an on-screen control pad of some kind is perfect for the JOYSTICK-IT. Simply run your game of choice, place the JOYSTICK-IT over the on-screen control pad and push down. The JOYSTICK-IT sticks to the glass of your display and is ready for action. The lightweight solid milled-aluminum construction of the JOYSTICK-IT adds more precise movement and faster response time for enhanced playability. When you’re done, simply pull-up on the JOYSTICK-IT to remove from the screen.

Add a real physical joystick to your tablet computer for enhanced gaming precision available at Think Geek