Technology isn't always about, well, technology. Sometimes it's about how you package the technology. This week's top gadgets include ergonomic innovations that improve an iPad case, an external hard drive, a Webcam, a video baby monitor, a vacuum cleaner and even an alarm clock.
Do you often find yourself in extreme conditions or just paranoid about keeping your data safe? Entrust your files to this tough 500 GB portable hard drive ($249). Able to withstand being crushed by up to 5,000 pounds, this portable can be dropped from up to 20 feet and can stay safely submerged in up to 30 feet of water for up to three days. IoSafe is so sure your data will stay safe, it offers up to $5,000 worth of data recovery insurance. If you're really paranoid, step-up to IoSafe's black box-like fire/waterproof titanium-encased solid state portable (120 GB $499, 300 GB $999, 600 GB $1,999). The company also makes equally tough desktop external drives.