Iomega offers second generation REV drive


Iomega introduces second generation REV drives
Iomega Corp. announced the release of the Iomega REV 70GB backup drive, available in external USB 2.0 and internal ATAPI models.

The drive utilizes ruggedized, removable, 2.5-inch 70GB REV disks that offer twice the capacity of the largest of the first-generation REV products. The new REV drive is backwards compatible with older models. Iomega’s REV 70GB disks can store as much as 140GB of data with compression.

The Iomega REV 70GB USB 2.0 Backup Drive retails for US$599.95, which includes one REV 70GB disk.  The Iomega REV 70GB ATAPI Backup Drive retails for US$579.95, including one REV 70GB disk. Iomega REV 70GB disks are available for US$69.00 each, or in four-packs for US$249.99.


Toshiba releases tablet PCs
Toshiba announced the release of two convertible Tablet/notebook PCs designed for commercial applications.

Designed for architectural or industrial design applications, the Tecra M7 Tablet PC features an Nvidia Quadro Graphics chipset and 128 MB of external DDR2 video memory. The unit also has a 14.1-inch WXGA+ LCD. The M7 has an Intel Centrino Duo T2400 processor at 1.83GHz, 100GB hard disk drive, built-in DVD Super-Multi Double Layer Drive and wireless LAN 802.11a/g.

The Portégé M400 Tablet PC features a fingerprint reader, dual spindle design and weighs 4.5 lbs. The unit is designed with business travelers and medical professionals in mind, because of its pen-input capabilities. The unit includes an Intel Core Duo T2500 processor at 2.0GHz, 100GB hard disk drive and integrated DVD Super-Multi Dual Layer optical drive.

The Tecra M7 has an MSRP of $2599 and the Portégé M400 is listed at $2799.


Symantec introduces Backup Exec system recovery
Symantec Corp. introduced Symantec Backup Exec System Recovery, which incorporates functionality from Symantec LiveState Recovery, offering disk-based Windows system protection. As a standalone solution, Backup Exec System Recovery complements Backup Exec for Windows Servers.

Symantec Backup Exec System Recovery simplifies the process of having to recover systems to the identical hardware platform where recovery points were created and eliminates the costs associated with having to maintain duplicate hardware solely for the purposes of system recovery in the event of an emergency. Users with older hardware environments that fail or need to be replaced can restore their systems to newer and more updated systems or even virtual servers without the need to reinstall and reconfigure operating systems, device drivers, applications and system settings.

There are three editions of the product being offered:

  • Backup Exec System Recovery, Server Edition (MSRP US$1095 per server)
  • Backup Exec System Recovery, Windows Small Business Server Edition (MSRP US$595 per server)
  • Backup Exec System Recovery, Desktop Edition (MSRP US$69 per desktop).

Passcape Software offers Outlook password recovery tool
Passcape Software announced the release of an updated version of Passcape Outlook Password Recovery. This software provides users with a wizard-style interface to recover all known types of MS Outlook passwords, including SMTP, POP3, IMAP, HTTPMAIL, LDAP and Personal Folders (PST file extension) passwords.

Users can recover logins and passwords and export them to HTML, Excel or TXT formats. Passcape Outlook Password Recovery is able to recover non-English passwords, too. Users can take advantage of an automatic password recovery or recover passwords manually directly from Windows registry files. There is also an ability to decrypt a password for Personal Folders and reveal a password hidden behind asterisks. Four recovery modes give users more chances to recover a password. If a password cannot be recovered in the automatic mode, users can recover it manually or reveal it from behind the asterisks.

Passcape Outlook Password Recovery runs under Microsoft Windows 9x/Me/NT/2K/2K3. A personal licence costs US$28 and a business license costs US$56.

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