[NCLUG] Good news from the hardware front

Chad Perrin perrin at apotheon.com
Fri Mar 28 11:08:26 MDT 2008

On Fri, Mar 28, 2008 at 08:39:02AM -0600, Goodman,Darrin 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.
> You can purchase an 8 GB Kingston USB flash drive from Buy.com for $31.95 with free shipping.
> http://www.buy.com/retail/product.asp?sku=204561465&adid=17070&dcaid=17070

Nice.  Shipping costs are the main reason I haven't really been looking

> Also, take any old internal hard drive that you might have lying around (IDE or SATA), hook it up to one of these and you've got yourself a semi-portable USB drive:
> http://www.geeks.com/details.asp?InvtId=2020&cpc=RECOM

Not quite portable enough for my purposes.  Nice, thought, though.

CCD CopyWrite Chad Perrin [ http://ccd.apotheon.org ]
Marvin Minsky: "It's just incredible that a trillion-synapse computer could
actually spend Saturday afternoon watching a football game."
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