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Transcend Showing Off 2TB USB 3.0 Flash Drive

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If you are currently using a 1TB or 2TB HDD right now, you’d probably assume that storage that big couldn’t come any smaller. But your palm-sized external USB drive just got one-upped by a new flash drive.

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Who Invented the USB Flash Drive?

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People like when there are straightforward answers, especially when it comes to inventions. However, this is quite often not so cut and dry. When someone asks, “Who invented the USB drive?” there is the chi ... Read More

IOGEAR Wireless USB Hub Bids Farewell to Cords

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The IOGEAR Wireless 4–Port USB Sharing Station has the capacity and compatibility to get any tech lover’s heart r ... Read More

Keeping a USB Flash Drive Plugged In: Is It Ok?

Plugged in USB drive

Our USB flash drives are a constant companion through the daily work grind as well as for our personal multimedia needs. They feel like an integral part of our desktops and laptops. Because we place so much value on ... Read More

USB Flash Drive Versus SSD: Revealing the Differences

USB Flash Drive VS SSD

When solid state drives and USB flash drives are both known for using NAND flash memory, it’s easy to blur their differences. So while they essentially come from the same family, there are three distinct factors ... 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

How-To: USB Flash Drive Care Tips

USB Flash Drive Care Tips

If you own a USB flash drive, chances are that you have used-and-abused it without even knowing. While they can surprisingly survive elements like extreme temperature or physical impact, these conditions will do ... Read More

What’s in a Name? USB Flash Drive Synonyms

Whats in a name?

While many consumer technology products are instantly recognized by their names, the USB flash drive has always had a bit of an identity crisis.  The name USB flash drive may be the most universal term f ... Read More

The World’s Most Expensive USB Drive

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When I was guest writing on USB FAQ, I noticed many sites have the wrong drive listed as the world’s most expensive USB drive. Many older posts credit White Lake’s ... Read More

Benefits of Formatting USB Flash Drive

Benefits of Formatting USB Flash Drives

When you buy a custom USB flash drive, the possibility of formatting will likely never cross the average user’s mind. All you want to worry about is plugging it into a USB port and ... Read More