Lite-On has rolled out its latest gadget, the Liteon eTAU208 external slim DVD burner. The eTAU208 comes with the latest version of LightScribe labeling technology allowing users to label their discs without any marker or paper labels. This kind of gadget is ideal for travelers, busy professionals and students. Weighing less than 0.7 lbs, the DVD burner fits easily in any notebook bag. It is a great travel companion for any netbook without a built-in optical drive. Writing speeds of the eTAU208 are 8X for DVD±R and DVD+RW, 6X for DVD±R DL and DVD-RW, 5X for DVD-RAM and 24X for CD-R(W). Reading speeds are 8X for DVD-ROM and 24X for CD-ROM. This awesome portable DVD burner is powered directly from the notebook through the enclosed USB cable, so there is no need for an AC adapter or nearby outlet. Available in black, white, blue and red, the Lite-On eTAU208 will be available at the end of August 2009 for $64.99.