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memory

the part of a COMPUTER that stores information. The two main types of computer memory are RAM (Random Access Memory) and ROM (Read Only Memory). HARD DISKS and FLOPPY DISKS provide additional memory capacity for storing computer programs and data.
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Q In fact, the Pioneer Press asked for you to return your USB drive, didn't that?
The primary difference between the Standard and Lite versions is that Standard includes the OpenOffice.org office suite, where the Lite version substitutes the AbiWord Portable word processor, which allows the suite to easily run from a 256 MB USB drive. Additional applications are easily downloaded and installed using the Options menu option on the PortableApps.com menu.
In reality, USB drives have evolved into something much more useful--and potentially dangerous.
If a patron, for example, forgets his or her USB drive and you plug it into your own machine to see if it contains information on who it belongs to, this can compromise your computer or network security.
"SUSE Linux Enterprise 10 is setting a new benchmark for a commercial Linux distribution, and our innovative approach -- putting the complete initial training course on a USB drive, which we believe is an industry first -- sets a new bar for ease of use of training, as well," said Daniel Veitkus, vice president for training services at Novell.
"We feel that Kingston's DataTraveler USB drive gives our customers an easy, secure and portable way to access and install TaxCut, and helps our customers prepare their taxes easily so they receive the best possible outcome from their tax experience.
COMPACT Mini memory master - Iomega Key-sized USB Drive
The Spressa USB drive supports quadspeed (4x) recording of CD-R media, double-speed (2x) CD-RW media, and a CD-ROM maximum reading performance of 6x.
With the ASUS-exclusive USB BIOS Flashback feature built in to many ASUS motherboards, users only need to download the latest UEFI BIOS to a USB flash drive, connect the motherboard's power supply, insert a FAT32-formatted USB drive, and then press the motherboard's USB BIOS Flashback or Reset button.
I tried to explain to my daughter what a floppy disk is, that we used to use it as storage, and she just laughed and said no, no, no, you store data on a USB drive!"
SanDisk Corporation introduces the SanDisk Ultra Dual USB Drive, a revolutionary USB flash drive featuring both micro-USB and USB 2.0 connector in a sleek and sturdy form factor.
Summary: Sony's new USM-SA1 USB drive has been developed keeping in mind smartphone and tablet users.