USB drives are evolving beyond their small-format storage beginnings.
Industry supported, U3 announced new flash drives on Thursday that host a "personal workspace." As previously reported, the device saves not only data and files but also software programs, user preferences and the means for managing them.
According to U3, a smart drive means that Aunt Ida, whose computer is back in Boise, can make photo-editing a family affair as she gathers everyone around Grandma's PC in Tucson. And Grandma doesn't have to worry about having unfamiliar software left on her pristine machine because once Aunt Ida … Read more