(n.) A small, portable flash memory card that plugs into a computer��s USB port and functions as a portable hard drive. USB flash drives are touted as being easy-to-use as they are small enough to be carried in a pocket and can plug into any computer with a USB drive. USB flash drives have less storage capacity than an external hard drive, but they are smaller and more durable because they do not contain any internal moving parts.
USB flash drives also are called thumb drives, jump drives, pen drives, key drives, tokens, or simply USB drives.
- USB modem
While the term USB modem refers to any type of data/fax/voice modem device which can be connected to a computer using USB, the term more commonly describes a specific portable USB device that looks similar to a USB flash drive and can be as small as 100 x 35 x 23mm in physical size and […]
- USB smart drive
A USB flash drive that comes with pre-installed software. The software enables the USB flash drive to run active programs from the drive. Users can purchase USB smart drives, or download software from the Internet that enables existing flash drives to be upgraded to a smart drive.
A software USB Protocol Analyzer for Windows that displays USB Descriptors and captures and analyzes the activity of USB devices in real time. USBlyzer can be used for application, device driver and hardware development, learning more about USB internals, and reverse engineering the USB protocol. It can also help you test and troubleshoot software and […]
A worldwide bulletin board system that can be accessed through the Internet or through many online services. The USENET contains more than 14,000 forums, called newsgroups, that cover every imaginable interest group. It is used daily by millions of people around the world.
Short for User State Migration Tools, it is a tool that allows a system administrator to migrate user configuration setting and files from systems running Windows 95 or later to a clean Windows XP installation. USMT is designed for use by system administrators when performing large deployments of Windows XP Professional in a corporate environment. […]