An Updated Directory Of Programs Designed For USB Drives

Update Nov 6 2006: To avoid confusion I’ve moved all this back to the original page. Here’s a directory of applications designed to run on USB drives, a subject I wrote about in the AWSJ and WSJ.com (subscription required; sorry). This list includes those suggestions kindly sent in by readers from the last posting. Please …

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News: Iomega Gets Small

Iomega Corporation say they’ve created a 1.5 GB digital capture technology (DCT) drive about the size of a 50 cent piece and weighs about 9 grams, designed for a new generation of digital entertainment products, including camcorders and portable video players, as well as portable PCs and smart handheld devices. Expect to see the drive …

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Column: Panic attack

Loose Wire: Read This, Then Panic By Jeremy Wagstaff from the 9 May 2002 edition of the Far Eastern Economic Review, (c) 2003, Dow Jones & Company, Inc.   Ever fire up your computer, only to hear weird whirring noises from your hard drive — or nothing at all? Only to then hear another sound, …

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