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PQI USB 3.0 Mini Flash Drive!

Whoa! It’s finally here, no longer will be settle for slow 10MB/s USB flash drives but hopefully near 100MB/s transfer speeds with the PQU USB 3.0 mini flash drives.

Not only these new USB 3.0 flash drives do USB 3.0 speeds but add to the fact that their form-factor is tiny enough to lose them in your pockets. I will definitely ordering a bunch of these when they are available soon but you need to make sure you have USB 3.0 ports on your computer/laptop to take advantage of USB 3.0, although these are backward compatible.

Press Release:

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256GB USB Flash Drives!

For those of you who have been waiting for the world’s largest USB flash drive, the wait is finally over.  Datatraveler 310 256GB (yes, that’s 256 gigabytes!) USB Flash Drives are available on Amazon for $843.99.  I don’t think the

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USB DIY – How to Undelete your USB Flash Drive Files!

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When you erase files on your USB drives, they are usually gone forever.  For those of you with quick fingers that gets you in trouble, you might want to consider installing a free USB trash can software that will let you temporarily save deleted files off of your USB drives.

This could come in handy for those rainy days when your toddler decides to play with your computer while you are gone. 🙂

Windows only!

Download iBin here

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Flash Drive Hack – How To Boot From A USB Flash Drive!

For those of you who want to know how to boot from a USB Flash Drive, BootDisk.com has a great tutorial on that, featuring 6 different methods. – link

Btw, most computers these days support USB boot, you just need to make your USB flash drive bootable by copying boot images into it.

When do you need to boot off your USB drive?  Well, on netbooks and any of these new ultra-thin and light laptops (such as my ASUS UL30Vt) that doesn’t include an optical drive.  Frankly, I just think DVD/Blu-ray only

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DIY Croc-Skin USB Flash Drive!

Here’s a rather interesting design of a USB Flash drive that involves a croc-skin craftpaper.  You can order one for $10 from the DIYer.  Very good indeed for people who might need something matching their bags.

This DIY item was done on a used 512MB SanDisk Cruzer Micro USB Flash Drive. It features a pink faux croc skin outer layer topped with a glossy finish.

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USB DIY – How to Make your Own Rubik’s Cube USB Flash Drive!

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Looking to make that perfect USB flash drive that will also match your bedroom when not in use? (and also discreet enough?)  Try learning how to make your own Rubik’s Cube USB Flash Drive.  Better yet, make a bunch of these and create a whole cube.  These would make excellent gifts by the way. – via bedzine

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Arduino Hack – How to Make an NES USB Flash Drive! (with NES security)

Here’s an awesome NES hack that involves a retro-NES controller hacked as an NES USB Flash drive, also with added NES security that can only be unlocked using the NES controller itself, how brilliant!

At first, I simply wanted to turn the controller into a flash drive and be one of the thousands of videos and blogs of people turning everyday objects into external memory, but ever since I got my first arduino working, I’ve been itching to do something different. I thought, wouldn’t it b

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USB Encryption DIY – How to Encrypt Your USB Flash Drive for Free Using Open Source TrueCrypt!

My blogger friend over at GetUSB.info has a great article on the difference between USB Copy Protection vs. USB Encryption technology.  A lot of people might get confused by USB flash drive companies who try to market copy protection as encryption.  Well, don’t get this wrong as it could be very costly for your classified information.

Greg also mentions TrueCrypt, a free open-source encryption software you can use to secure your USB flash drive.

In short; USB copy protection secures a file or set of files so they

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USB Flash Drive with OLED Display!

More cool stuff coming…

The world’’s first USB flash Drive with OLED display gets introduced by ennova Direct Corp. It will come with a retractable USB connector and an integrated biometric fingerprint scanner on the OLED display itself, changing color upon the success or failure of each finger swipe. Apart from that, the OLED display also doubles up as an interactive interface that enables users to choose from specific files and initiate specific functions without having to go through the computer’s interface. This Gizmo is what I cal

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Best Receipt Scanner Review!

Last month, I pointed out how valuable and time-saving it is to digitize all your receipts, especially if you run your own business like me.  Without a doubt, digitizing all my receipts for last year’s taxes has allowed me to fit ALL of my invoices, receipts, and other documents onto my 1GB flash drive I got for free at the Web 2.0 from eBay.

The true secret to keeping your documents digitized is having them scanned on a regular basis and keeping good accounting, tho

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