updated 03:55 pm EDT, Mon April 27, 2009
Kingston DataTraveler Mac
Computer memory maker Kingston has introduced a Mac OS X-compatible version of its DataTraveler Vault -- Privacy Edition (DTVP) USB flash drive on Monday. The drive is labeled ultra-secure thanks to 256-Bit Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) hardware encrypted, and will lock down after 10 unsuccessful logins, requiring a reformat to be usable again. All DTVP drives are made of aluminum and waterproof in depths of up to 4 feet.
The drives can read data at up to 24MBps and write it at 10MBps. Compatible with Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger and later, the DTVP flash storage is available in 2GB, 4GB, 8GB, 16GB and 32GB capacities, with respective pricing set at $110, $177, $308, $502 and $910.