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Do you travel around a lot and need to carry gigs of info around with you that has to be used on other PC's? Well over at Overclockers Australia they may have the answer for you as they review the NewMotion Tech USB 2.5" IDE Hard Drive Enclosure which is a nifty little gadget that you screw a 2.5" IDE HDD into (they also make a 3.5" version as well) so go and see if it's what you require.
littlewhitedog has done it again by now adding USB 2.0 driver for Windows 2000 to the Windows XP one's which can be downloaded from this link, USB2.0_W2K_RC2.zip, but do remember that these are beta drivers so use at your own risk though I havn't heard of any problems with the XP ones.
Over at littlewhitedog.com they got hold of some leaked drivers to add USB 2.0 to WinXP and they want to share them around so get the Q312370_WXP_SP1_x86_ENU.exe and Intel plus the USBMan think that some of you may need this also USB2.0_5.1.266.0_WinXP_EHCI.exe but as with anything like these do so at your own risk.
Overclocker Cafe has in it's hand a couple wireless network units from Thermaltake called the Bluetake USB Dongle with 100 meter coverage area (at free space) but only at a data rate 1M bps based on the Bluetooth v1.1 concept but if you're interested go and take a look.
Not enough bays in your PC or do you own a notebook or would you just like a burner that can be swaped from one PC to another? Well over at the Hardware Zone they take a look at the Iomega 16x10x40x External CD-RW which features USB 2.0 but is backwards compatable with USB 1.1
AMDMB.com has a review up of this very popular case, here's what they had to say about it:
"With the Lian Li PC-60USB I was able to decrease my temps using the low setting of the front fans by 2ºC. Running the fans at maximum I was able to attain a 5ºC drop! And to go one step further, I can overclock to 1367MHz at the same temp as my old case got while running at 1GHz with the case closed!"
Go and check the full article out at AMDMB.com!.
For those who are in need of some portable storage, head on over to EX Hardware and see their take on the DiskOnKey USB Hard Drive. here's a snip:
"The USB port has brought us countless new devices and gadgets. Everything from mice to speakers are available for the USB platform, and with the reasonable speed bandwidth USB ports offer, it's no surprise to see mobile storage devices coming into the picture as well. The DiskOnKey is one such product, being a mobile "hard disk drive" that plugs into your USB port and offers storage capacities from 8MB all the way to 32MB. As time allows, we will be able to have larger capacities in these unique little devices, which also doubles up as a keychain."
OnePC has gotten hold of one of those EasyDrive Removable USB Disk Drive units. they're very small, but can hold a good amount of data for you. Go see if it's any good! here's a snip:
"Do you need to be able to transport files between multiple computers? With storage sizes of between 16MB to 256MB and utilizing a USB port that most modern computers have already, EasyDisk allows users to transport files between virtually any computer."