Great comment from Fausto Di-Trapani on my posting An Updated Directory Of Programs Designed For USB Drives. Fausto points to a great little program that removes the need to browse through sub-folders when running applications from a USB drive: Being an extensive traveller, a portable computing environment is a MUST. A great little program I came across is… Read More »
So far the U3 initiative — where manufacturers agree on a standard way to have programs running from USB thumb drives — has been more bark than bite. But here’s an announcement that provides a little nibble of the potential: StealthSurfer II, its manufacturers announce, is now Compatible with U3 Platform. StealthSurfer II will be compatible with the… Read More »
A bunch of useful USB-drive-oriented software for windows: Wipe usb drive software by Proxymis Multimedia and others I haven’t tried any of them, but plenty to choose from. My expanding directory of USB drive programs is here.
Following on from my Directory of programs for USB drives, here’s another Linux offering, allowing you to run GNU/Linux from a USB pen drive: You can carry GNU/Linux in your pocket with a functional, quick, and useful USB pen drive distribution. Pen drives are faster than CDs, and the small distros that fit on them don’t require huge… Read More »
Further to my growing collection of programs that run off USB drives, here’s another, noticed by someone in Australia who prefers to remain anonymous: wikidPad, an excellent freeform database, outliner and textpad. I copied wikidPad from my PC to a jump drive and hey presto! it works on PC’s without wikidPad installed. The only hitch is that wikidPad… Read More »