Excerpt: A while ago the Mac I use at work decided to stop reading disks. Rather than paying a small fortune to send the Mac off to be repaired I decided a simple external disk drive should do the job.
Excerpt: When six months ago my DVD reader on my desktop PC died, I had the choice between an internal or an external device. Since I have an old Dell PC and its components must be ordered via the Internet, I found it interesting to buy an external device.
Excerpt: This simply plugs into the usb ports of any windows pc and after a few seconds you have a fully functioning dvd writer. I use this as a install drive and dvd player for my netbook when I'm travelling light and cheap.