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Why Isn't My Computer Recognizing My USB?

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It's a rare problem, but it could happen to you: You plug your USB drive into your computer, and nothing happens. You know the drive is good, but for som ... Read More

Why Does My USB Drive Say It’s Full When It’s Not?

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USB flash devices are normally very reliable devices, but they can occasionally have problems. Sometimes it’s an issue with the USB ... Read More

Can it Be Fixed? Broken Flash Drive Data Recovery

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Let’s face it; we can be pretty rough with our stuff.  Thanks to their portability, custom USB flash drives are among the many victims of everyday wear and tear.  They can with ... Read More

Why Do USB Ports Stop Working?

When a USB device is not recognized,  a variety of factors could be at fault. It could be that you have a damaged USB device, or it could mean that there’s a problem with your Read More

What’s The Difference Between USB, Micro USB, and Lightning?

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At Premium USB, one of the most frequently asked questions we get is what is the difference between USB, Micro USB, and Lightning. It can be easy to be confused by all these different ports. ... Read More

Why Do The Prices of USB Chips Change So Much?

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One of the most frequently asked questions we get at Premium USB is why do the prices of USBs change so often? Anyone who’s bought their share of fla ... Read More

How To Remove A Stuck USB Drive With A Paperclip

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Small USB drives are very impressive feats of engineering. Stare at one long enough, and you start wondering how in the world they can fit all that data into something so tiny. They are great for laptops, since ... Read More

What is USB OTG (On-The-Go): How to Make Your Own OTG USB Cable

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More and more Android smartphones and tablets are becoming available to consumers equipped to support USB On-the-Go (OTG). This awesome feature lets users connect any USB device, even full-sized keyboards, to th ... Read More

What is Micro USB vs Mini USB Answered

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Gone are the days when you had to live with multiple chargers – one for your cell phone, one for your PDA, one for your mp3 player and so forth. Nowadays, while travelling, you only carry one charger with you ... Read More

What Does “Please Insert a Disk Into Drive” Mean?

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It’s one simple message but it can have several meanings: “Please insert a disk into Removable Disk.” The problem is you’ve already plugged your flash drive into the USB po ... Read More