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Ritek’s USB Flash Drive Hub Yego is fun, unique design includes two additional USB ports, which allows users to combine each USB drive into a USB HUB and add on more mobile devices. Users now have easy access to a virtually endless stream of data, photos, or music without having to download or continually change out devices. To assure privacy and protection, the USB Flash Drives feature advanced partition and security functions that make it possible for users to create password-protected sectors for the storage of confidential material. A tie-style LED indicator shows usage status. The comes in capacity of 128MB, 256MB, 512MB , 1GB, 2GB, and 4GB.
The 1GB version of Ritek EZdrive Yego USB flash drive is about $16.
Corsair has launched its new Flash Voyager GT line of USB drives designed for the user who demands the highest performance in a USB memory product. Complementing the revolutionary Flash Voyager USB drives, the new Flash Voyager GT brand represents the highest performing USB products Corsair offers in any capacities. Built to Corsair’s legendary quality and reliability standards, the new Flash Voyager GT USB drives deliver sustained read/write performance up to 34MB/sec and 28MB/sec respectively. Taking full advantage of the new flash controller and SLC NAND flash chips, the new GT features enhanced dual channel and interleave memory technologies.
Flash Voyager GT Features
– Blazing-fast performance: Read speed up to 34MB/s, write speed up to 28MB/s
– Maximum durability: Proprietary all-rubber housing
– Drive integrity: Water resistant and shock resistant
– Data security: TrueCrypt encryption software offering AES 256-bit encryption
– User warranty: 10 years, with on-demand customer support
The Corsair Flash Voyager GT USB drives are available in 2GB, 4GB, 8GB and 16GB capacities The 16GB model is currently available for $89.99.
Kingston Technology announced the global availability of its new DataTraveler ReadyFlash USB 2.0 Flash drive for use in Windows Vista-based systems. Enhanced for Windows ReadyBoost, the Kingston DataTraveler ReadyFlash (DTR) was designed and tested by Kingston based on precise performance requirements outlined by Microsoft to meet Microsoft specifications. DataTraveler ReadyFlash is a USB 2.0 Flash drive enhanced for Windows ReadyBoost; when connected to a Windows Vista-based system’s USB 2.0 port, the Windows Vista AutoPlay dialog box will offer the option of using the device for Windows ReadyBoost.
While adding system memory is the best way to increase performance, Windows ReadyBoost allows one’s system to utilize a memory source in addition to DRAM for processing data and applications. For instance, if a notebook has a maximum memory capacity of 1 GB installed, Windows ReadyBoost allows for usage of a Flash memory device, such as DataTraveler ReadyFlash as a more responsive storage medium for Windows ReadyBoost cache.
– Capacities: 1 GB, 2 GB
– Dimensions: 2.67″ x 0.829″ x 0.355″ (67.7mm x 20.8mm x 9.0mm)
– Windows ReadyBoost performance: Exceeds the minimum Windows ReadyBoost performance requirements
– Convenient: Pocket-sized for easy transportability
– Simple: Just plug into a USB 2.0 port
– Guaranteed: Five-year warranty