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What is USB-C and Why is it Relevant?

Where is USB-C?

What is USB-C?

If you thought that USB type A ports were going to be the end of the line, then you are mistaken. In 2014, a new type of connector, USB type C was released. It promised the hig ... Read More

1TB USB - The Future of Portable Mega Storage

USB Drive plugged into a usb hub, connected to a laptop.

It’s gotten to a point where an ordinary consumer isn’t wowed by advances in storage technology. Oh, we can do this now? Great, I’ll expect it to become a standard ... Read More

How to Reformat a USB Drive

How to reformat USB Drives.

Most USB flash drive users do not ever think to format their drives. Most do not even realize it is possible to manipulate their file storage in this way. However it is an easy way to make the most out ... Read More

Say Yes to the Wedding USB Drive

Posh box with Illustion USB Drive.

It is more important than ever in today’s high sharing world to memorialize important moments. Traditional photo albums have gone the way of the dinosaur, and even CD portfolios are so< ... Read More

Guide to Storing Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies on USB Devices

Bitcoin wallet

With Cloud technology rapidly overtaking the majority of the USB flash drive’s role in data storage, it leaves many wondering if it will go the way of the CD or the Floppy Disk. However, flash drives are rapidly b ... Read More

USB 3.0 vs. USB 3.1: A Quick Guide

Hand insert USB drive into laptop USB port.

It’s easy to forget that USB 3.0 is already almost a decade old. Innovative technical goodies are great for the consumer, but they can often get confusing. Let’s break them down. ... Read More

How Long Does Storage Media Last? An Infographic

The Lifespan of Storage Media?

How long will your discs, records, tapes, and drives last? We've crunched the numbers to see how long your media should last under regular usage. The life cycle of media formats - from the factory floor to you ... Read More

How Long Can USB Drives Last?

How long can a usb last?

It’s one of the most frequently asked questions we get at Premium USB: “How long can USB drives last?” USB drives are dur ... Read More

Everything You Need To Know About USB-C

Everything You Need To Know About USB-C

USB-C is the new kid on the block, the latest advancement in USB technology. It's more than just a mere upgrade to the USB cables and chargers you've used in the past: it's a major gamechanger for electr ... Read More

Why Isn't My Computer Recognizing My USB? - A Troubleshooting Guide

Closeup of computer monitor with code displaying

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