updated 09:25 am EDT, Wed October 20, 2004
100GB FireLite drives
SmartDisk today introduced three new versions of its : FireWire 800 FireLite 80GB, FireWire FireLite 100GB and USB FireLite 100GB. The company's FireLite drives are designed for users who require convenient, portable storage to backup critical data, transport and synchronize data between multiple computers, and free up valuable hard disk space on existing computers. Featuring a sleek, silver-colored magnesium casing for durability, FireLite drives are palm-sized and weigh about six ounces. They are available in capacities of 40GB ($160 USB, $170 FW), 60GB ($200 FW), 80GB ($250 FW, $240 USB) and 100GB--with either USB 2.0 (USB) or FireWire (FW) interfaces. Pricing for the 100GB models were not available.