Addonics Technologies today announced a sleek new 8x4x24 CD-RW storage solution for PCs or Apple Macintosh users that's barely larger than a standard Compact Disc case. Addonics Pocket CD-RW enables users to record their own drive CDROM data at 8x speed as well as read CD-R, CD-RW disc, video CDs, music CDs, and Photo CDs at
The Pocket CD-RW is available with a choice of one interface cable (USB, Firewire, or CardBus) with each version. Designed with the Addonics Universal Storage Interface Bus (USIB standard), the drive will be upgradeable to USB 2.0 when the interface is released later this year. List price of the Pocket CD-RW is $459 for the USB or CardBus version or $499 for the Firewire model. Each drive includes Adaptec's Easy CD Creator and Deluxe CD mastering software. The Pocket CD-RW measures 5.62"x5.31"x.8" and weighs just 14 ounces, making it one of the lightest and most compact CDRW drives available..."