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How to Run Applications from a Cool USB Flash Drive

How to Run Applications from a Cool USB Flash Drive

People rely upon computers and smartphones for a countless number of things. Also, a large percentage of the population has already been digitalised meaning that all data are stored in form of soft copies. People, who have to move around constantly because of their careers, may not be able to carry around computers all the time. Also, they will have to use computers which are not their personal computers very frequently. The problem faced by such people is that the applications that they prefer will not be there on the computers that they are currently using. Hence everything may feel...


How to Use a Cool Flash Drives to Add Extra Virtual Ram to Your Computer

How to Use a Cool Flash Drives to Add Extra Virtual Ram to Your Computer

The modern era is considered to be ruled by computers. This has become even truer with the popularization of the internet. There is no doubt that the computer and the internet have countless applications in the real world. Thanks to the digitalization that almost everyone has begun to store away their data like pictures, documents etc. as soft copies. Hence the need for storage devices is has risen steeply. The most common storage device used is the USB flash drive. Its large capacity to size ratio has made it the most popular secondary storage device, even though it is advisable...


How to Hook Up a Cool Flash Drives to Your Android Device

How to Hook Up a Cool Flash Drives to Your Android Device

People nowadays use smartphones for countless purposes. Also smart is something that will be with you all the time irrespective of where you are. It is very easy to carry around and also all the things that a person can do on a computer can be done on a smartphone as well. So there may be situations which may demand the user to use devices meant for the computer on their smartphones. In fact, there is no difference between a smartphone and a computer other than the size and the computing power. Android phones and IOS phones are the two...


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...