Posts Tagged ‘flash drive’

Samsung Portable SSD T1 (250GB)

May 19th, 2015 1 comment

5 Stars

Samsung SSD Portable

The Samsung portable SSD T1 flash drive was announced at CES in January of this year. Described as durable, stylish, and fast, the T1 portable storage device promises a lot and has a premium price to match. I spent a couple of months with it and think it’s one of those really cool devices everyone will want, but might not be able to justify given the high cost.

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Kingston DataTraveler 100 USB 3.0 Flash Drive

December 25th, 2013 3 comments

4 stars

Kingston DataTraveler 100 USB3

USB flash drives are useful for a great many things. One of my favorites is turning them into bootable utility drives. Whenever I get a new version of OS X or Windows, I create bootable USB flash drives so I have hard copies of the OS installer. Another tool I use a lot is Parted Magic, a Linux-based utility. And while you don’t always need high-end flash drives for these purposes, a good one can go a long way to avoiding frustration and wasted time. I took a look at the Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 specifically for use as a bootable drive after I experienced problems trying to create a bootable OS X Mavericks installer.

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SanDisk Connect Wireless Flash Drive

December 24th, 2013 No comments

4 stars

SanDisk Connect flash drive

Mobile device manufacturers still charge a big premium for devices with additional memory. The cost difference between a base iPad Air with 16GB of memory and the 128GB version is a whopping $300. There is, however, no shortage of secondary Wi-Fi storage solutions available. The SanDisk Connect Wireless Flash Drive is one of most portable I’ve seen and is definitely a keeper.

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Patriot SuperSonic Rage XT USB 3.0 Flash Drive Hawken Bundle

August 17th, 2013 No comments

5 Stars
Patriot RageXT Hawken bundle

The Patriot SuperSonic Rage XT USB 3.0 flash drive is a stellar little flash drive on its own, but Patriot upped the ante by offering a bundle with the popular mech game, Hawken.

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Kingston 16 GB DataTraveler Locker+ G2 USB flash drive

August 19th, 2012 No comments

5 Stars

Kingston DataTraveler Locker+ G2

USB flash drives come in all shapes and sizes and are great for a variety of uses. One of the most common and basic uses, is toting around documents. The Kingston Locker+ G2, aims to secure those documents and make it as seamless and easy to use as possible.

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Kingston DataTraveler HyperX 3.0 (DTHX30/64GB)

July 31st, 2012 1 comment

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Kingston DataTraveler HyperX 3.0

Kingston Technology, a leader in system memory, has a wide selection of USB flash drives to choose from. On the high-end is the DataTraveler HyperX 3.0. A respected gaming and enthusiast brand, products that bare the HyperX name, usually have three things in common: extreme performance, superb build quality, and the signature blue color.

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