SLAX is a mini Linux operating system which fits onto a USB flash drive and runs directly from it without installation. It’s fast and beautiful. This nicely refined compilation is based on Slackware Linux and is packaged up in a little zip file specifically made for use on a USB flash drive. Make the jump to Pen Drive Linux for all the grub on Linux on USB flash drives.
USB ReadyBoost drive from Super Talent is the first official USB drive that is specifically targeted at the Windows Vista ReadyBoost technology. By using either the Super Talent 1GB or 2GB flash drive you can instantly boost PC performance via increased RAM by inserting the flash drive into your PC. This is a nice technology Microsoft developed which greatly aids in the abilityContinue Reading
Although not flashy news, EPCOS introduced a new CeraDiode which provides protection to USB ports from either high or low voltages shot through the system from a, not so good, USB device. The CeraDiode CDA6 is a small diode placed on the PCB (Printed Circuit Board) that truncates positive or negative spikes of voltage to protectContinue Reading
Today Brando announced a 4GB SLC flash drive. Well, what’s the big deal about that…Single Layer Cell memory has been around for a long time, in fact, most flash drives are the next generation after SLC or MLC which is Multi Layer Cell flash drives. So what’s the difference?Continue Reading
The OXU210HP is a single-chip solution which features high-speed USB host, peripheral and On-The-Go (OTG) controllers integrated with high-speed transceivers. Simultaneous port operation, coupled with a 16/32-bit processor interface, allows the OXU210HP to achieveContinue Reading
Using open source software, a rational license policy, and modular hardware, ImageStream is challenging the router marketplace with low prices and all the features. For example, the new WAN cards for the Envoy are based on USB 2.0, which costs less to manufacture than PCI or PCI Express,Continue Reading