updated 02:25 am EST, Fri January 6, 2006
Mac utils on a thumb drive
Micromat today announced , a compact, bootable diagnostic and repair tool that contains the full-featured Macintosh troubleshooting program TechTool Pro, Micromat's disk partitioning program DiskStudio, as well as several other utilities on a compact, 1GB FireWire flash drive. Its tiny size makes it easy to carry at all times so that one can test and repair Macintosh computers--whenever the need arises. Leveraging the included software durable, solid state device can diagnose Macintosh hardware, diagnose and repair hard drive problems, optimize and defragment hard drive volumes, rebuild volume directories, recover data from damaged volumes, and partition hard drives without losing data as well as perform other diagnostic functiions TechTool Protege is available today and will be shown at the Macworld Expo. It is available for $230.