[NCLUG] Good news from the hardware front

Brian Wood bwood at beww.org
Thu Mar 27 17:53:52 MDT 2008

On Mar 27, 2008, at 5:13 PM, Chad Perrin wrote:
> I found Kingston USB flash drives on sale at Circuit City, near  
> College
> and Harmony.  They're selling 1GB for about $8, and 2GB for about  
> $15 or
> $16.  Now I just need to find a really fantastic deal on something  
> bigger
> than 4GB, and I'll be set.  I might even be satisfied with just 4GB,  
> as
> long as it's from a company I don't want to avoid (like Sony).  I'd
> rather buy hardware from Microsoft than Sony, frankly.

I agree with you about Sony (though I'd never buy anything MS either).

Mainly because Sony is the outfit that claimed it didn't see anything  
wrong with installing root kits on customers machines without asking  
permission, not even in the usual "mouse print" way.

Here's a pretty cheap storage solution:


Faster than a flash device. Add a CF-to-USB adapter and away you go.


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