The Gigs.2.Go Kickstarter is Live

When we first mentioned the Gigs.2.Go USB drive it was all over the web, and everyone was asking how they could get their hands on one.  Since then we have been working with BOLTgroup to perfect the design, and they have finally released it!  If you are one of the many that can’t wait to get one, you can be
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How does the PortableApps.com Carbide USB Flash Drive Stack Up?

When we called the PortableApps.com Carbide the safest, most secure USB Flash Drive on Earth it raised a lot of questions. So we have decided to post the answers to the most common questions we have received so far, but if you have any questions that aren’t answered here just let us know.

1. How does this compare to Ironkey?
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The Scoop on Cheap USB Drives

We are often asked about price matching and once in a while someone asks us to match prices found on eBay and Amazon. These prices are generally unrealistically low, even by direct-from-China standards. So, we decided to investigate and see what kind of product people were receiving when they bought one of these cheap USB Drives.

We found a 1GB
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NAND Flash Chip Types – SLC, MLC, TLC

USB drives are available in three types of flash, SLC (single-level cell), MLC (multi-level cell) and TLC (triple-level cell). Each one has its distinct uses.

  • SLC (Single-Level Cell)
  1. High performance / faster write speeds
  2. Long-term reliability – 100,000 program/erase cycles per cell
  3. Has two states: programmed or erased
  4. Used for embedded and industrial applications
  5. Higher cost
  • MLC (Multi-Level Cell)
  1. Lower

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USB Controller and NAND Flash Read Write Speed Study

After being in the business for more than a decade, we have finally decided to publish a Flash study. This will be an ongoing project so keep checking this page for updated reports. If you have anything to add or have any questions, put them in the comments or email sales@customusb.com.

Since we kick-started  the customized USB industry eight
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