Posts Tagged ‘usb drive’

Red Fox MP3 FM Modulator for playing MP3 files, Pt 2.

Saturday, March 29th, 2008

Judging from the number of comments that I received about this Red Fox MP3 FM modulator, I think I might put in a few pointer about using this device.

The Red Fox MP3 modulator that I bought could use both the SD/MMC Card as well as USB flash drive. The size limit for SD/MMC card is 2GB, while for USB thumb drive 4GB is usable. So far the USB drive that I tried that has no problem with the Red Fox MP3 Modulator are: (more…)

Format USB flash drive to NTFS file system

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2007

I came across this from PC World and it looked intriguing. So I gave it a try and formatted my USB flash drive from FAT to NTFS file system. The steps were

easy to follow, and by using NTFS I could get some additional features which the FAT or FAT32 did not provide. I could compress folders, encrypt folders or even set user quota, though setting user quota would not be very useful since I will be the only one using it. The files inside the USB formatted in NTFS system could also be indexed for faster file searches. Cool!

So here are the steps to format the USB flash drive into NTFS file system. (more…)

Windows Vista ReadyBoost Flash RAM

Monday, May 21st, 2007

This is intriguing. Plugging in a thumb drive Flash RAM and using it as a virtual memory page file instead on a hard disk. I have just started using Vista

and there are interesting bits of new technology to explore and use. Using a flash RAM has the advantage of speed up to 10x the speed in comparison with hard disk and it is cheaper cost against the price of DDR RAM. (more…)