Archive for April, 2005

USB Drives Aid File Sharing

Portable USB flash drives come in all shapes and sizes, and capacities and capabilities are growing to suit users. Eighty percent of respondents in a survey have flash drives primarily for personal use, and share files with their friends 66 percent of the time according to a survey conducted by Hall & Partners, commissioned by […]

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Migo for ipod

I found a great piece of software called Migo for ipod and posted a review/tutorial on installing it onto my ipod shuffle. Migo for ipod description: You can’t always have your laptop or PC with you – now with Migo you can carry your personal computing environment on a portable device. With a Migo Personal […]

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airWRX Prototype Released

Boston, MA – Network Improv today released a free prototype of a new mobile/collaborative application framework for flash-drive-based apps. http://networkimprov.net/airwrx/ airWRX is an application framework that runs directly from a USB flash drive, and turns its PC host and other nearby PCs into a multi-screen, web-like work environment. The airWRX framework is lightweight, extensible, and […]

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M-Systems' DiskOnKey Releases Results of First End-User Survey of the USB Flash

SUNNYVALE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–April 27, 2005– Usage trends found overwhelming majority use device for personal multimedia file storage and transfer, and are looking forward to more complex applications M-Systems (Nasdaq:FLSH), the leading developer of USB flash drives, announced today the results of an independent survey on the usage of USB flash drives. The survey, commissioned by […]

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USB Flash Drive Alliance Moves Focus to Technical Standards and Expands Alliance

- President of USB Flash Drive Alliance Will Present at WinHEC 2005 Conference SAN JOSE, Calif., April 25 /PRNewswire/ — The USB Flash Drive Alliance (UFDA) announced today that they have approved the plans to move the organization’s focus from a marketing organization to a technical standards body. Steffen Hellmold, president of the UFDA, will […]

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Research Triangle Software Expands Distribution of CryptoStick

Research Triangle Software (www.rtsz.com), a leading developer of secure and branded electronic commerce solutions, announced today the company has reached a distribution agreement with PC Connection. Through the agreement, PC Connection is now offering RTS’ CryptoStick for sale on its Web site, www.pcconnection.com. Used by the military, the CryptoStick is a USB 2.0 drive that […]

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Lexar Launches Special Introductory Offer for Free Engraving on New JumpDrive®

Fremont, CA, April 19, 2005 –Lexar Media, Inc. (Nasdaq: LEXR), a leader in advanced digital media and accessories, recently introduced JumpDrive® Lightning, the latest addition to its vast line of USB flash drives. JumpDrive Lightning is a stylish portable storage device that features a striking stainless steel design. Coinciding with its introduction, all customers ordering […]

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Son of the USB 2.0 Hi-speed Flash drive roundup

Some people call it a pen drive or a jump drive. Others call it a thumb drive, a keychain drive, or even a memory stick, but we just call it a USB Flash drive (UFD). We speculated in our Flash drive review last year that these units might replace the floppy, the Zip disk and […]

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SANDISK INTRODUCES ULTRA II SD PLUS

Orlando, FL, FEB. 19, 2005 – SanDisk® Corporation (NASDAQ:SNDK) today introduced the SanDisk Ultra™ II SD™ PLUS, an innovative SD flash memory card with built-in USB connectivity. The new card, which works seamlessly in any SD card slot, also can be used as a high-speed USB 2.0 flash drive. The announcement was made at the […]

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