Akitio has released the US$79 Neutrino U3+ laptop hard drive enclosure. It can be found at http://www.akitio.com, as well as various Akitio retailers and distributors.

With the news of Apple’s integration of USB 3.0 to the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro, the Neutrino U3+ is ideal for Mac users, as well as audio and video professionals, looking for a portable, speedy storage solution. It’s encased in a portable aluminum enclosure and was created for the latest 2.5-inch SATA hard drives. It combines USB 3.0 SuperSpeed technology with FireWire 800.