We have come a long way in using the portable storage devices and in the process, have become so much accustomed to using our lovely tiny thumb drives in much the same way – data transfer! Well, occasionally for backup purposes too. But that’s it! that seems to be the limit of our (most of us) imagination. A USB flash drive definitely is a wonderful addition to computer geek’s world, and the creative ones have found out ways to transform these small pen drives into fancy looking accessories to flaunt about. Using the USB flash drives as lockets around the neck or use them as key rings, these are among few favorite ways of carrying around the USB flash drive, without losing them.
The storage devices have always held a special place in the digital world. I still remember the days when the only portable medium of computer data was a floppy disk, and how irritating a task storing those disks was. Then came the CDs those were later further improvised as DVDs, but the portability still remains an issue for users like me, who don't like to carry around large handbags or covers while commuting and even wasting the precious shelf space, to store those thick CD/DVD organizers.
Flash drives can be considered as one of the most multipurpose things ever invented. They can run an entire application, can be used to lock and unlock the computer and can encrypt our data.
Apart from these uses, let us see some other amazing things that we can do with a cheap USB drive.
A USB is a small and portable device that acts as a hard drive and can store information. They are widely used nowadays to store information like soft copies of documents, store songs, and games, to run applications and many other things.
But sometimes, it may happen that the vital data in the flash drive may be lost due to many reasons such as:
- Accidently formatting the drive.
- Malware or virus attack.
- Files lost while transferring
Our Flash drive is more resourceful than just transferring files or storing them. The people we generally call techies or geeks are to be credited for finding amazing ways to use our multitalented flash drive.
So, here is a list of 10 cool free flash drive hacks.