The Egg 'Hatches' at Brookstone and REI

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The Egg, handheld personal cloud storage device, now available at Brookstone airport stores and select REI retailers nationwide.

The Egg personal cloud storage device front view.  It is a smart storage device, personal web server and portable media streamer that you can carry in your pocket.

The Egg comes in a sleek handheld form-factor. It lets users create a private worldwide personal cloud to store, stream and share photos, videos, music and files anywhere with iOS and Android apps.

The Egg is a handy solution for travelers and photographers to backup photos and videos from their cameras and phones without a computer.

Eggcyte, the personal cloud technology startup based in Chandler, AZ, announced that their product, The Egg personal cloud storage device, is now available at national retailers, Brookstone and REI.    

“The Egg is a great solution for travelers and photographers who need a handy means to backup media from their cameras and phones. Brookstone airport stores and REI are the perfect venues to reach these customers.” said Thomas Martis, Eggcyte CEO. “In addition, travelers can also use The Egg to stay entertained during long trips by pre-loading it with their favorite content.”

The Egg is an innovative handheld personal cloud storage device that makes it easier than ever to privately store, stream and share personal photos, videos, music and other content. When the Egg is connected to the internet, users can access content stored on it remotely from anywhere in the world. Alternatively, users can take the Egg with them and use the Egg as a Wi-Fi portable media streamer. The Egg also lets users import media directly from cameras and phones without a computer.

“We are very excited to announce Brookstone and REI as our first retail outlets for The Egg”, said Barry Solomon, Eggcyte co-founder and VP of Sales and Marketing. “We couldn’t ask for better retail partners. Both Brookstone and REI are skilled at introducing innovative consumer products, have a very knowledgeable sales force and serve consumers who are interested in new products.”

Eggcyte raised over $100,000 in a Kickstarter campaign last year and began shipping the production version of The Egg in December, 2015. They’ve also been recognized by Jaguar Land Rover and are part of its incubation program.

The Egg comes with up to 256GB of storage, Wi-Fi for connecting to the internet and a color touchscreen . It has 3 hours of battery life and comes with iPhone and Android apps. There are no monthly fees required for its use.

About Eggcyte

Eggcyte, based in Chandler, AZ, is a startup founded by a team of seasoned high tech professionals with a track record of delivering numerous consumer electronics products. Their flagship product, The Egg, is a personal cloud storage device that gives consumers the ability to privately store, stream and share their personal photos, videos and other content without using traditional social media or cloud services.

To learn more about Eggcyte and The Egg, visit or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Linkedin: @Eggcyte.

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