New drive combines CD burner, DVD player

David Becker Staff Writer, CNET News.com
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David Becker
Addonics Technologies on Wednesday announced a new portable CD burner and DVD drive. The Mobile DVD/CDRW connects to a PC or laptop via FireWire, PC card or USB 2.0 ports. It can write CD-R discs at 32x speed and CD-RWs at 12x speed, and it plays DVDs at 16x speed.

The drives are available now priced at $279 for the USB version; $289 for the PC card model and $299 for the FireWire version.