SubRosaSoft today announced the availability of SMARTPanel 1.0, an inexpensive utility that alerts users of any potential hard drive failure in time to react before any data is lost, according to the press release. “SMARTPanel utilizes a feature called Self Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology,” explained Marko Kostyrko, SubRosaSoft’s founder,” that is built into most modern hard drives to monitor and alert a user of drive problems. SMARTPanel is based on our recently released SubRosaSoft DiskGuardian, but with an easy-to-use interface designed for entry level users.” SubRosaSoft SMARTPanel carries a price of US$24.95, and requires Mac OS X 10.2 or higher.