Pretec's Stumps Up 64GB Compact Flash Card, and 100GB: World's Largest

100GB CF cards.... holy moly that's huge. Pretec's saying it's the world's largest capacity CF, and I'm not going to argue. It's a 233x speed card, capable of access rates at 35MB/s and it, along with its smaller 64GB sibling, is being shown at Photokina this week. Not satisfied with that though, Pretec's also… » 9/23/08 3:58am 9/23/08 3:58am

Pretec i-Disk RFID: Where Do You Hide Yours?

Pretec's new i-Disk flash drive is 25 per cent smaller than a quarter, and can store up to 1GB of data. A combination of USB flashdisk and RFID technology in a waterproof case, the i-Disk is made using a semiconductor MCP process, and measures 45.7 x 12.2 x 2.2mm. It will primarily be marketed for use in hospitals,… » 3/16/07 9:25am 3/16/07 9:25am

Are Bulletproof USB Thumb Drives Actually Bulletproof?

Finnish computer-magazine Tietokone aims to find out. Most fail at small handguns, but Pretec's round drive actually shrugged off a .357 Magnum with no problems.

It got dented with a .44, but totally disintegrated when they shot a .500 at it. That's probably as strong as you're gonna get with a "bulletproof" thumb… » 2/15/07 5:20pm 2/15/07 5:20pm