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Evolution of the Flash Drive

Evolution of the Flash Drive

USB Flash drives have been around for more than a decade, but they were not as popular or as powerful as they are today. Like every piece of technology, USBs had to be built form the ground up and went thr ... Read More

Why Flash Drives Get Hot

Why Flash Drives Get Hot

If you have ever used a piece of electronic equipment for an extended period of time, you might have noticed that it heats up. This is considered normal for most electronics. Many of them even have cooling devices ... Read More

Zero-Fill Flash Drives: What Does It Mean To Zero-fill?

Zero-Fill Flash Drives

When you delete a file from your hard drive or USB drive, what happens to it? Does it get permanently erased or is it just removed from view? You might be surprised to learn that when you delete a file from your stora ... Read More

Long Term Data Backup: USB Flash Drives

Long Term Data Backup

Backing up your data files has not only become common practice in today’s technology-filled world, it's a necessity. Almost every business in the world needs to keep records or backups of their information for lat ... Read More

How’s a USB Flash Drive Made?

How's a USB Flash Drive Made

USB drives are deceptively simple devices. Compact and easy to use, it can be hard to remember that they are really very sophisticated and complex devices. And not just complex devices, but VITAL ones. Your co ... Read More

Buying Tips for Flash Drive Quality

A variety of USB Flash Drives

Considering the variety of flash drives on the market, it should be no surprise that they come in varying degrees of quality from the inside out.  If longevity and product integrity are the most importan ... Read More

What is the Difference Between Original Flash and OEM Flash?

What is the Difference Between Original and OEM Flash

When buying promotional products, there are literally hundreds of criteria associated with producing a promotion that you are satisfied with. In the USB flash drive industry, this usuall ... Read More

Help for a Wet Flash Drive

Man with laptop drenched in water

Common sense dictates that water and electronics don't mix, but the same doesn't always hold true for a wet flash drive. There are a few tips and tricks to salvage your digital data in the event that ... Read More

Difference between COB and UDF USB Flash Drives

Circuit board

Custom USB flash drives come in all shapes, colors, sizes, capacity, and even materials. So it is safe to say there are literally millions if not billions o ... Read More

Hard Drives vs. Flash Memory: Cost Per Gigabyte Explained

Hard Drives vs. Flash Memory

If you are like me, you have often wondered what the best solution is to store backups of your favorite or most important files. On one hand you have relatively inexpensive backup solutions such as CDs, ... Read More