August 3, 2004 By Miriam Jones
The Targus Rewriteable DVD +/- RW Slim External Drive is a USB 2.0 high-speed device compatible with computing solutions that support USB connectivity. The USB connection also allows the drive to draw power directly from the computer, making the drive more portable by reducing the number of cables and dispensing with the need to carry an additional power adapter. The drive requires no additional drivers to operate and is hot pluggable, allowing users to connect and disconnect the drive without rebooting the system.
One-Touch WLAN Router
Buffalo Technology's AirStation WBR2-G54 is a 54 Mbps wireless cable/DSL router with AirStation One-Touch Secure System (AOSS). At the press of a button, the technology detects and configures other AOSS-enabled devices to create a secure wireless network. The router has WDS support for bridging and repeating, and external antenna support for enhanced range. It's compatible with both DSL and cable modems, and offers a built-in dynamic host configuration protocol server for simplified network administration.
Multimedia Key Chain
The key019 Key Ring Camcorder from Philips Electronics packs a camcorder, 2-megapixel digital camera, MP3 player and 128-megabyte USB storage into a key-chain-size device. Measuring 3.5 inches tall, 1.2 inches wide, and less than 1 inch thick, the minicamcorder stores 25 minutes of continuous MPEG-4 video recording or up to 200 still images, and up to four hours of music or other audio. It also can be used as a portable data storage device for transferring files to a PC.
The VisiKey Enhanced Visibility Keyboard uses larger lettering and high contrast to increase visibility, reduce eyestrain and make typing all day a bit easier. The keyboard's letters are 430 percent larger than those of a standard keyboard, allowing users to see the keys in high-glare and low-light conditions. The keyboards come in wired and wireless versions.
Toshiba's TLP-X4500U projector provides an advanced feature set and input flexibility so users can configure the projector to suit the specific venue size or projection need, and management capabilities such as a top panel for easy access to the lamp. The TLP-X4500U delivers a high level of brightness and crisp, vivid images, and includes multimedia capabilities such as integrated data, video and auto features.
ScriptLogic Corp.'s Server Manager Solution Pack -- a suite of server management solutions that includes Security Explorer, Enterprise Security Reporter, Secure Copy and the newest version of Service Explorer -- streamlines network administration processes so network and security administrators save time and resources. Service Explorer's new features and benefits include a multithreading engine; advanced selection of service and task search criteria including name, startup type and state; service ACL security management and manipulation; and an extensible user interface.
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