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Kingston Technology Unveils First 256GB USB Flash Drive

Postby Ian on Mon Jul 20, 2009 1:41 pm

Kingston Europe has announced the world's first 256GB USB flash drive. Better go sell a kidney though. According to some sources, the DataTraveler 300 will run about £565.67 ($924). There's no way I'd pay that for something that will probably go through the wash or get lost.

http://www.cdrlabs.com/News/kingston-te ... drive.html

Kingston Technology Europe Ltd, a subsidiary of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced the launch of the world’s first 256GB USB flash drive, the Kingston Technology DataTraveler® 300. The Kingston DataTraveler 300, allows users to carry around a whole digital world, from thousands of image files to a whole database of documents. Users will also benefit from quick transfer rates and the option to password protects their data.

The Kingston DataTraveler 300 is ideal for netbook users who want to extend the limited capacity of their machines. It can also be used by business consumers who work with large databases, or even designers who need to transfer large graphic files from one place to another.

“The DataTraveler 300 will enable users to carry huge volumes of data with them everywhere they go – up to 365 CDs for example. That’s one album for every day of the year, and it demonstrates how far flash technology has developed,” said Kirsty Miller, Product Marketing Manager – Consumer, Kingston Technology Europe. “Business users and consumers can also safeguard their data by initializing the Password Traveler software which will allow them to password protect their data in a privacy zone without the need of administrator rights.”
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Re: Kingston Technology Unveils First 256GB USB Flash Drive

Postby SithTracy on Mon Jul 20, 2009 2:42 pm

Amen to that... I am happy to carry around a bulky ext hard drive if I need to haul around that much data!
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