The desktop ABSplus is available in capacities ranging between 80GB to 250GB with USB 2.0, PCMCIA or FireWire
interfaces and includes a three-year warranty.
Western Digital's Media Center and new external hard drives feature: a built-in USB 2.0 hub with a USB 2.0 port on front for easy connection of peripherals; 2 FireWire
ports; Dantz Retrospect Express software; easy set-up wizard to schedule automatic data backup; extra data protection with Safe Shutdown; front-mounted power switch; elegantly designed, heat-dissipating case; and Kensington security lock connection.
has announced its C6713Compact DSP board that employs Texas Instrument's TMS320C6713 floating-point DSP Processor, a Virtex[R]-II FPGA and dual IEEE 1394 FireWire
communications ports on a small form-factor embedded board.
It can be set up by installing the software and plugging in any FireWire
video camera and microphone.
The CitiDisk is a portable storage widget that will take a DV stream directly from a digital camcorder and lay it down on the hard disk using an IEEE 1394 (firewire
(www.iomega.com; $179.99, USB 2.0 version: $199.99, FireWire
If your video camera is digital then you'll also need to have a FireWire
Focused on meeting the needs of the professional graphics and prepress markets since its founding nearly fifteen years ago, LaCie has introduced a combination DVD-RAM/R drive that incorporates both USB and FireWire
And his ongoing encouragement of greaterspeed, wider-band interfaces like IEEE 1394 ("FireWire
") and USB, has empowered Mac users to take advantage of every advance in transfer rates and raw capacity.
Business centered around the FireWire
(or IEEE 1394) interconnect is starting to hot up, according to the 1394 Trade Association.
The iMac also includes built-in AirPort Extreme 802.11n Wi-Fi networking; Gigabit Ethernet; a total of five USB 2.0 ports; and one FireWire
400 and one FireWire
It also features a DVI-out port, Dual Link support, Gigabit Ethernet port, two USB 2.0 ports, FireWire
800 port, FireWire
400 port, AirPort Extreme 802.11n wireless networking and Bluetooth 2.0+EDR and ExpressCard/34 expansion card slot.