The Plextor PX-810SA internal CD/DVD burner is quick for both ripping and burning. We like it.
PowerBook ATA drive and SCSI Disk Mode problems
a. PowerBook 3400 and ATA Manager: what version?
VST ATA Controller; IntelliMouse problems; VistaScan update
FireWire cases and ATA drives: A follow-up
FireWire cases and ATA drives: another follow-up
The Barracuda ATA IV is an exceptionally quiet, large-capacity hard drive at a nice price, but it's too slow. Choose it for ambience, not speed.
PowerBook VM Tuner and ATA Flash extension for PowerBook 1400
Odds and Ends: Macs immune to recent hacker hijacks; FirmTek offers Serial ATA for older Macs
New and Noteworthy: Listing of Macworld CreativePro announcements; Wiebe offers Serial ATA "dock"; more