What is a USB Pendrive?
So what is a pen drive and what is it used for?
A pen drive – is a portable storage space device which is capable of taking care of your storage requirements.
Of course, back in the days, these devices weren’t able to hold more than a hundred megabytes, but now, as the technology advances and it gets more and more complex, a pen drive could easily store up to 120 GB and even more. The most impressive thing is that you wouldn’t need a large and hard to carry external hard drive – you’re capable of storing this information on a piece of plastic which is not bigger than your thumb nail.
Now, it’s also worth mentioning that the majority of pen drives are going to use the flash technology. What is a flash pen drive? This is a USB storage device which takes advantage of non-volatile device which is capable of retaining your data even when there is no power source to it. That’s pretty much the beauty of it. However, it’s also worth noting that the majority of the currently produced pen drives are taking advantage of the flash storage technology.
Uses of a pendrive
Well, it’s pretty simple, if we have to be completely honest. The most common ways in which people tend to use pen drives is to carry different information from one computer device to another. Let’s say that you have a USB port in your car and you want to listen to some music. You don’t really need to spend money for expensive audio CD. All you need to do is upload the music on your USB drive and plug it into the car’s port and there you have it – a great way to transport information from one place to another without excessive hassle.