is shipping the SLIM-K2Xtreme, a portable DVD+RW drive with FireWire/USB 2.0 connectivity.
Measuring 5.5 x 6 x 7 inches and weighing 10 ounces, the US$399 SLIM-K2Xtreme burns up to 4.7GB of data on a DVD at write speeds of 2.4 x 2.4 x 8 (and 16 x 8 x 24 for CD-RWs). It’s available for both Macs and Wintel systems.
The Mac version includes Roxio’s Toast Lite for burning CDs and DVDs and Dantz Retrospect Express for data backup and restoration. With Toast Lite, you can burn audio CDs, data CDs and DVDs, and copy unprotected CDs or DVDs. Retrospect Express lets you schedule data backups and create a bootable recovery disc to use in case of host-drive failure.