RadTech Impact HDD Enclosure w/64-bit Encryption (UPDATED)

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Date: Sunday, February 19th, 2006, 20:00
Category: Review

radtech-impact-enclosure.jpgRadTech has release a new and unique hard drive enclosure that’s perfect for an extra 2.5-inch hard drive that you might have as a result of upgrading the internal hard drive in your PowerBook. The Radtech Impact Hard Disk Drive Enclosure w/64-bit Encryption is different than any HDD enclosure I’ve ever seen because it adds a layer of physical security giving your data an extra level of protection.
Most people keep a complete backup of their PowerBook at home on a FireWire drive of some sort (and if you don’t, you should) but what happens if the backup drive is lost or stolen? It’s the same as having your PowerBook and all its precious data stolen – personal and private information can fall into the wrong hands.
This story has been updated with new information in the keys and getting replacements.
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Loopy Screensavers

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Date: Sunday, February 19th, 2006, 16:56
Category: Software

Loops-Screen-Saver.jpgLOOPs are a collection of unique screensavers that loop real video. Unlike OpenGL or graphics, video brings an unique and emotional touch to your computer not available from other screensavers. The screensaver modules (like Disco, pictured) cost between US$1-3 each or can be purchased in bundles for US$7, US$10.50 or the whole lot for US$26.50.
My other current screensaver is the new RSS Visualizer that comes bundled with Mac OS 10.4 (Tiger). You can customize the RSS feed list by adding a Bookmark in Safari.


My MacBook Pro Shipped

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Date: Sunday, February 19th, 2006, 14:39
Category: MacBook Pro

Apple-Store-MBP-Shipment.jpgI take back all the nasty comments about Apple’s shipping delays with the MacBook Pro – mine shipped yesterday!
It looks like Apple’s “February 28th” revised shipping date estimate is another case of Apple under-promising and over-delivering. Obviously your milage may vary. If you haven’t pre-ordered a MBP already you may want to call your local Apple retailer and ask them about availability. Several authorized retailers tell the PowerPage that a small batch of their initial MBP orders also shipped this weekend.
Let the games begin! I’m going to bed now as I’m expecting a very busy week 😉