Here's our Hardware Tip for.. August 23, 2002
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Notebook Shopping--Part 5 of 5
Unfortunately, some of the previous tips' methods for sharing data, like Bluetooth or FireWire aren't avalable on most notebooks.

However, you can use a CD-RW drive to share data easily and widely with other people while you're traveling. Right now, you can buy portable CD-RW drives, and in some cases, you can purchase a combo DVD/CD-RW drive when you custom-configure your new notebook. With a CD-RW drive, you can quickly burn a disk and transfer files to any PC that has a CD-ROM (basically all desktops and most notebooks).