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ATP USB mini ToughDrive and CoSoSys Team Up

The CoSoSys Carry It Easy software we recently reported will now be found, pre-installed, on the ATP USB ToughDrive. The preloaded CoSoSys software will allow for quick and easy sync of email, contacts and personal bookmarks.
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If not familiar with the ATP ToughDrive, it’s a ruggedized flash drive designed to withstand water, dust, static discharge and extreme temps. Include the Secure It Easy software from CoSoSys and now you’re not only portable but iron-clad secure too. Continue Reading

U3 Software: Opera 9.1 for Flash Drives

By default, most use IE for their web browser and those wanting a little more switch to Firefox. You’ve also got a portion of that browser pie who love Opera. Recently Opera-USB become available for U3 flash drives. Opera is a portable browser, email system, contacts database and download client.

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As with Mac/PC Opera there are a host of internet surfing tools available for this portable application. If you’re on the fence here are a couple safe harbor statements:

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U3 Software: Atlantis Portable Word Processing for U3

Atlantis is carving out a name for themselves with non-Microsoft word processing software. I’ve used the software and I like it. Atlantis is taking a more social approach to their software. You’ve got plugins to download and easy integration of audio and video.
u3 atlantis word processing
Recently Atlantis made their Word Processing portable for U3 flash drives. I think most of us can agree there is a love-hate relationship between Microsoft applications and having to use them. Don’t get me wrong, I’m impressed with Microsoft, I couldn’t have done what Bill did. But the fact is, most of us get trapped into using their software because it’s at home, at work and everywhere else. Continue Reading

Install Vista from a USB Flash Drive

With all the Windows Vista buzz flying around on the internet, I asked myself how could USB fit into this, besides the Readyboost power-up feature Vista provides. I found this forum post, via EverythingUSB, and wanted to share it with my USB clan. So here it goes: Why install Windows Vista from a USB flash drive? As any tech savvy would answer: Performance. Installing Windows Vista from a high speed USB flash drive is, most likely, the easiest & fastest way to complete a Windows Vista install. This is much faster than using a DVD, gigabit Ethernet, or external USB hard drives because the differences in access speed & transfer rates.
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Play-by-play guide to installing Vista from a USB flash drive: Continue Reading

U3 Software: e-Capsule Zero Footprint Encrypted Web Browser

EISST or Enterprise Information Security Systems & Technologies introduced their 100 percent encrypted web browser, the e-Capsule, the first of it’s kind. We’ve seen countless warnings of Internet Explorer being hacked and e-Capsule could be your answer. E-Capsule is a zero footprint internet browser because the application launches from a U3 USB or UFD drive. The elegance of e-Capsule lies within the code as security and confidentiality of online sessions and transaction are embedded in the application design.
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Here’s a great example of a normal browser: Continue Reading

First USB Firewall Secure It Easy by CoSoSys – Bring It On!

Hard to believe that nearly 70% of unauthorized access to sensitive data are from employees, not external hackers, viruses or worms. In many situations, IT managers are now understanding the ease in which company info can be stripped out via USB. To that end, CoSoSys introduces Secure It Easy, the first USB Firewall to ad IT managers in this battle against unauthorized theft.
usb firewall secure it easy
If you only protect your PC with a firewall and antivirus software you are only protecting if against threads posed from the outside (internet) and not protecting it against threats posed from the inside. Secure it Easy will help you to protect your PC from all threats posed by portable devices that are connected to your PC via the USB port. Secure it Easy gives you full control over your PCs endpoints.
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Install U3 On a Flash Drive

Looking to install U3 on a regular flash drive? Or home-brew upgrade from generic flash drive to U3? Well, it’s not going to work and this is why.
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U3 is not just software, it’s hardware too. In other words, if you don’t have the right hardware on the flash drive you’ll never get the U3 launch pad to load. U3 wrote their spec to call for certified IC controllers on the flash drive. Without a specific IC controller U3 will never work. So that’s it. If you want more info then read on. Continue Reading

Failing School? StudyMinder for U3 Can Help

Kids will grasp at anything to make homework a little easier and with the over whelming amount of on-line content, schools are stacking on harder and harder projects to push a child’s limits. StudyMinder U3 software management system is an asset for any Academic these days. Combined the popularity of the personal flash drive and the power of the U3 launch pad there will never be another excuse on why your kid’s lost his homework.
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The StudyMinder is a time management system which has several valuable features other management software packages don’t have, for example: Continue Reading

Vista USB Transfer Cable Makes Migration Easy

You bought a new computer with Vista installed and now you need to migrate your data from the old PC to the new Vista PC.  To minimize any problems you can use the Vista USB transfer cable or migration cable from Belkin to help in the process.
vista usb cable migration
So what do you need? Not much, a couple USB ports (obviously one on each computer) and that’s about it…Oh and Vista on one machine and XP on the other. Have an OS older then XP well then you are SOL. The Belkin migration kit will easily transfer your settings, email, photo’s, music, video – basically anything you have in Local Settings. Save yourself the hassle of cross-over cables, network connections or burning CDs/DVDs and use the Vista USB migration kit from Belkin. Continue Reading

TrustWatch is SanDisk Security Answer to UFDs

Today SanDisk launched their TrustWatch solution for UFD management. As one could guess, with hundreds of UFDs being deployed in a company there becomes a huge security risk for IT managers. TrustWatch is a well thought out solution to manage the complete life cycle of the SanDisk drives. In short there are 3 main components to TrustWatch.
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TrustWatch Access – this component allows management of the UFD itself, such as passwords, email client, spyware scanner etc. TrustWatch Vault – This of course is the encryption portion of the solution for the UFD. Continue Reading

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