Hard drives join touch-screen bandwagon too
Iotek uses it as a combination lock.
As if Apple and others aren't already turning everything into, now we have one popping up on one of the most unlikely of places: an external hard drive.
Perhaps indicated by a name that appears to be encrypted itself, Iotek's "ezSECU ez850" has a touch screen that serves as a digital combination lock with a secret code, according to OhGizmo. The Korean-made system, which supports only 2.5-inch SATA drives, is an alternative to and other security technologies used increasingly to protect external storage devices, even in the . It's also yet another indication of the hard drive's attempt to as something more than just a storage bin.