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How to Backup Your Files Using Cool Thumb Drives

How to Backup Your Files Using Cool Thumb Drives

With the arrival of the internet, the use of computers has increased drastically. Also, almost every piece of information is now stored in the digital format. The reasons are many, which include ease of retrieval, cost effectiveness, portability, and easiness to manipulate. These are just some of the many advantages to storing data digitally. But it is important to back up data while working on them. The reason is that there are chances of corruption of data and in some cases; the data may get deleted altogether accidentally. Both these are not desired things to happen. There are numerous secondary...


5 Uses For a Cool USB Sticks You Didn't Know About

5 Uses For a Cool USB Sticks You Didn't Know About

Whenever there is a need for some data to be stored, the most popular device that people use is a USB flash drive. This not only is a device that is easily portable but also is something that is cheap and extremely small in size. There are numerous other applications to USB flash drives other than storing away data. Some the coolest applications are listed in this article: Using the USB flash drive as an unlocking mechanism to your computer: There might be times when your sneaky friend or sibling stole your little secrets from your personal computer. Well in...


Lock/Unlock Your Pc with a Cool USB Drives

Lock/Unlock Your Pc with a Cool USB Drives

The number of applications that computer and the internet have is countless. Today almost everything can be done online without actually physically being there. The dark side of this is also a very important thing to think about. One of them is the fact that almost everything is not completely secure. The fraud activities are increasing with each passing day. Cyber-crimes are very difficult to stop but the minimum that we can do is to protect our own personal computer from unauthorized entry. This can be done with the help of a password that is only known to us. But...


6 Useful Tricks to Protect Your Cool USB Flash Drive from Damage

6 Useful Tricks to Protect Your Cool USB Flash Drive from Damage

In the present age where everything in our life counts on computers and the internet, the importance of gadgets like USB flash drives have increased exponentially. The amount of data that we use is also very large and hence it is essential that we have numerous efficient methods to store the data that we have. USB flash drives are an example. These devices are actually very vulnerable. They need to be taken care of carefully or else they may get damaged resulting in wastage of money and more importantly loss of data stored in them. Some effective methods to protect...


10 Awesome Ways to Use a Cool Flash Drives

10 Awesome Ways to Use a Cool Flash Drives

Computers have become one of the integral things in our life and it is almost impossible to live without them. Almost everything from purchasing things to paying bills is done with the help of a computer. Storing away data is also one of the most important applications of computers. For additional storage option, USB flash drives, external hard drives etc. are used. When it comes to USB flash drives there are many more uses than just storing away data. In this article 10 such uses are discussed: As a means to securely store data: USB flash drives can be effectively...