Maxtor has announced the OneTouch II external drive, offering an exclusive version of Dantz Retrospect backup software, a Maxtor DriveLock security feature for added data protection and more powerful restore capabilities, including historical backup recovery. The new OneTouch II comes with a 7200RPM 300GB (US$379.95) or 250GB ($329.95) hard drive with a 16MB buffer, and features a combo FireWire/USB 2.0 interface. The company plans to roll out larger capacities later this year.