updated 08:25 am EDT, Tue August 26, 2003
is now shipping its Maxtor OneTouch line of external hard drives, featuring its OneTouch button and Dantz Retrospect in a sleek new industrial design. The OneTouch button can be customized to auto-launch applications or can be used for instant backup copies of files, and/or automated backup copies. OneTouch also supports a complete system restore capability (OS, drivers, applications, settings and user files) to the original computer system. The low-end 120GB/7200RPM ($200) is available with a USB 2.0 interface, while the other models are available with a FireWire/USB 2.0 connectivity: 200GB/7200RPM ($300), 250GB/7200RPM ($350), the Mac-formatted 250GB/7200RPM ($350), and 300GB/5400RPM ($400).