The FireWire port
on the second gen iPod had a cover.
Unfortunately, Apple have done away with a Firewire port
, which many people like to use to hook up video cameras and external hard drives.
Few details have emerged on the 2133 so far but it looks likely to have two USB ports, Gigabit Ethernet and what looks like a four-pin Firewire port
There's a dual-layer DVD burner, three USB ports, a FireWire port
, an ExpressCard slot, and a 4-in-1 media card reader.
If your computer has a six-pin FireWire port
you can buy a six-wire cable and power the camera directly from the computer.
Not a single machine arrived with an e-mail program able to automatically filter spam.CONNECTIONSThe Dell and the Gateway offered the most ways to hook up other gadgets; each provided four USB ports, one FireWire port
, a multiple-format memory-card reader, a PC Card expansion slot and Bluetooth wireless capability.
The trackpad on the M5312 is very easy to use, and some of the specs are quite impressive: three USB 2.0 ports, a FireWire port
, loads of memory (512MB is standard), and a 60GB hard disk.
Packaged in a lightweight, sleek silver chassis, the Tecra M2 features a vivid 14.1-inch XGA (or SXGA+) display and NVIDIA GeForce FX Go5200 32MB or 64MB VRAM graphics controller (64MB VRAM option includes optional Bluetooth capabilities, 10/100/1000 Base-TX Ethernet LAN and IEEE 1394 Firewire port
), offering Tecra M2 customers high-performance graphics for displaying detailed designs and high-powered presentations in the office, on the road and everywhere in between.
The Media Center storage peripheral and new external USB 2.0/FireWire hard drives with Dual-option Backup are compatible with both Macintosh and PCs with an available USB port and/or OHCI-compliant FireWire port
or adapter; are backwards compatible with existing USB 1.1 ports, using either Windows 98 SE/ME/2000/XP or Mac OS v9.2.2 or later operating systems; and are compatible with Mac OS X v.10.1.3 or later.
At the rear of the machine, connectivity options include three USB ports, an IEEE 1394 FireWire port
for fast video transfer, Ethernet for network and broadband access, and LPT and Coms ports.
It doesn't have a Firewire port
but uses USB 2.0, which is apparently up to 10 times faster than USB 1.1.
Digital camcorders can be attached via its FireWire port
and JVC bundles a couple of multimedia applications - Pixela ImageMixer and CC Converter for video and sound editing respectively.