Jul 12 2006
Apricorn launches Aegis, an ultra portable hard drive product line
Apricorn has announced its new ultra portable hard drive family product suite — Aegis. The first available product from this suite is the Aegis Mini, a pocket sized, ultra-portable 1.8-inch external drive with USB 2.0 or FireWire connection options.
Available in 30GB and 60GB capacities, Apricorn’s Aegis Mini — its name meaning to shield or protect — is bus-powered and features a convenient, integrated cable, which wraps neatly around the Mini when not in use. Compatible with both PC and Apple systems, the product is bundled with Apricorn’s Data Protection Suite, which provides backup (ShirtPocket SuperDuper!), synchronization(Synchronize! X) and encryption (Apricorn Encryption Utility) and has a rugged shock mounted enclosure with padded carry pouch for the ultimate in data protection.
Apricorn’s Aegis Mini is currently available in the US, Canada and online. Prices are USD$159 for the 30GB USB 2.0 model, USD$239 for the 60GB USB 2.0 model, USD$169 for the 30GB FireWire model and USD$249 for the 60GB Firewire model. Each come with a 1 year limited warranty.