USB memory sticks (or flash drives as they’re often known) are essential to how we consume data on our PCs these days. If you want to shift some huge pictures or videos around, then the best option is to throw them on a USB stick or a memory card – if you’re lucky to have a reader around.
Need to backup your most important documents? Same again (although the cloud is now gaining ground but near useless if you’re on the train or on the move). Game saves and even games (we’re staying firmly on the right side of the law here)? USB stick. You get the idea.
USB memory sticks are small, spacious and incredibly versatile. We use them in the office all the time, for moving everything from screenshots to benchmark suites. And each of us has several smaller drives littering our desks (thank you, PR agencies).
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