Iomega Mac Companion USB2/Firewire

  • Iomega Mac Companion USB2/Firewire
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  • Fast. Integrated USB hub for iOS device charging and syncing.
  • Includes integrated USB 2,0 hub, drive capacity indicator, USB charge-sync port, Fits under iMac and Apple displays.
  • Stylish, wellmade, fast transfer rates


  • Weird iPad charging issue. Expensive.
  • No USB 3,0 ports, FireWire and USB cannot be used simultaneously.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Mac|Life on 70

We’re not sure if the Mac Companion is worth its high price, unless you place a premium value on its speed, USB hub, and striking good looks. Product Mac Companion Hard Drive Company Iomega Contact Price 2TB $349.99; 3TB $449.99...

By PCWorld New Zealand on 70

The 2TB Iomega Mac Companion is a surprisingly bulky piece of kit, given that it’s designed to go alongside a Mac. It’s reminiscent of an Apple TV or similar, with a rhomboid shape, black lid and silver body. On the front, four Mac-style...

By PC Mag on 70

The Iomega Mac Companion (3TB) works well for its target market: deskbound Mac desktop computer users. It has added extras for iPhone and iPad users as well....

By What Digital Camera on 85

Iomega's Mac Companion hard drive has, as the name suggests, been designed with the Apple Mac in mind. That's why the design and finish of 
the drive fits in with the current Apple line-up of computers - sit it next to a nice slick iMac and...

By Expert Reviews on 60

The Iomega Mac Companion is a good idea, but we'd like USB3 at this price...

By on

Iomega’s Mac Companion hard drive is a 2TB ($349, 3TB model is $449) desktop drive with a few features that make it interesting to the average Mac (or PC) owner. While it doesn’t have the bells, whistles, and network access of many NAS and...

By Macworld UK on 60

External hard drives typically do one thing only: store your data. The Iomega Mac Companion does a lot more than that. It transfers your files at great speeds, acts as a USB hub, and charges your devices, all in a beautiful looking package. The first...

By Wired on 60

If computer hardware could spoon, this is what it would look like.Iomega’s Mac Companion hard drive has a case shaped exactly like the base of the iMac and Apple’s latest displays. It nestles there right under the screen’s...

By TechRadar on 80

The Iomega Mac Companion 2TB is no ordinary desktop hard drive. Along with the brushed aluminium and smoky black casing, designed to sit comfortably (and look great) on the foot of an iMac or Apple Display, Iomega Mac Companion also has a useful...

By on 70

In terms of cost, the Mac Companion is comparable to Western Digital’s MyBook Studio and LaCie’s d2 Quadra. It’s worthy of consideration alongside those two but doesn’t have enough to stand head and shoulders above the pack....

International Review By MacGeneration on 50

Le Mac Companion de Iomega s'adresse avant tout aux propriétaires de Mac et d'iPad (plus que d'iPhone). Pas à un Mac en particulier, mais la découpe de son boîtier vise plus particulièrement les iMac et les...