Archive for June, 2008
Why Targus hired a marketing firm who places their speakers in a pile of rocks with weeds sticking out is a complet mystery.Â If these folks are trying to send the message of a lovely afternoon at the park, then grass, picnic basket and a couple glasses of wine should have been the props here. Maybe they are trying to convey the portable iPod speaker system will get you to “rock out.”Â Doubt that. In either event, the Targus speakers will run you about $45 bucks plus a plane ticket to Korea. Source: AvingUSA. Continue Reading
Mimoco is on the verge of announcing another set of Star Wars Mimobot USB drives.Â This next line is their Series 3 and Mimoco will be announcing new drives between now and July 23rd.Â Mimoco is having a Star Wars Mimobot contest – you can enter here – so enter to win a free drive!Â I did.Â It’s a fun little guessing game. The Series 2 Mimobots are still available.Â Maybe they aren’t as hot as we are led to believe (announcement of 2,000 available back in Nov ’07). Continue Reading
BootIt is a Lexar based utility to flip the Removable Media Bit setting of a USB drive. What this means, is you can take a Lexar drive (and many other brands) and make it appear as a Local Drive on your PC rather than Removable Storage.
This is absolutely necessary if you are looking to partition your USB drive or try some trick hack like run your iTunes from a USB stick.
The RMB or Removable Media Bit is present on all flash drives, but whether the Lexar utility can flip it is something of trial and error. Although it goes without saying…and I’ll say it anyway…the utility works with Lexar drives, everything else, use at your own risk.
Flip your bit BootIt is a freeware program. Download it here.Continue Reading