Apple improves upon its original multi-button mouse by replacing the USB cord with a wireless Bluetooth connection and upgrading the Mighty Mouse's eyesight with a precision laser-tracking engine that works on almost any surface. The result is an innovative mouse that's a near-perfect partner for portables, as well as a convenient desktop mouse.
Rocsecure’s Rocbit 2B, with 40-bit encryption, is priced only 15 percent higher than similar unencrypted portable drives and is well worth the premium if security is a concer.
If security is important to you, the Rocbit 3B with 40-bit encryption is easily worth the 15 percent premium over comparable desktop drives. If you need encryption on the go, then consider the portable Rocbit 2 instead.
Highlights—and lowlights—from the company’s history
Take a look back at Apple’s evolution from a hobbyist computer club to today’s cutting-edge computer and media company.
MemoryMiner 1.04 is a cool program with lots of potential, but this initial release isn’t ready for prime time. Fortunately you can check out the 15-day trial version before shelling out the $60 purchase price.
If you’re still keeping track of your finances with paper registers or Microsoft Excel, Quicken 2006 is a vast improvement and well worth the retail price. You can’t beat its integration with over 1,800 banks, brokerages, and credit card providers.
It’s easy to imagine you’re a covert operative in a James Bond movie as you swipe your finger across the biometric sensor on LaCie’s Safe Mobile Hard Drive. But if your life depends on keeping secrets, you’d better find a more-secure solution.
If you’re interested in weather or geography, you absolutely must own 3D Weather Globe & Atlas 1.1. It will change the way you think about our small blue marble in space.
While PhoneValet and Phlink both offer hardware to answer your telephone, PhoneValet offers a refined interface that will appeal to people who seek an easy-to-use voice-mail system enhanced with dialing features.