Change Your Traditional Flash Drive to a Smart Flash Drive

Published Tips

1. Change Your Flash Drive Icon

2. Insert Symbols to Your Flash Drive Label

3. Hide a File or Folder in Your Flash Drive

4. Add Wallpaper to Your Flash Drive Background

5. Change Font Color in Your Flash Drive

6. Change Your Folder Icons


USB is stand for Universal Serial Bus, and it is a standard developed for define cables, connectors and communication protocols as well as used for communication, connection and power supply between computers and electronic devices.

USB was designed for communication and supplying electricity power between computer peripherals. Before 1994, this technology was used in few electronic devices such as keyboards, printers, portable disks, and network adapters to connect with computers. In 1994, seven companies, Compaq, DEC, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, NEC and Nortel started to work as a group to develop this to replace the multitude of connectors for external devices of computers.

USB 1.0 was released in November 1995 with a data transfer speed of 1.5 Mbit/s data transfer speed. USB 2.0 released in April 2000 with bandwidth of 480 Mbit/s and now called "Hi-Speed". This was the version which spread USB all over the world. Now it has been a part of every electronic device, mobile phones, digital cameras, microphones, DVD players, and also televisions. USB 3.0 was released in November 2008, with a massive transmission speed, up to 5 Gbit/s which is more than 10 times as fast as USB 2.0.

This is about the data storage devices with USB technology called USB mass storage. The Flash Drive is the best example. Flash Drive is a plug and play portable device which uses a flash memory. When the flash drive was introduced, there were many portable storage devices, floppy disks, zip disks, CDs. But there wasn’t a challenge to Flash Drive with its remarkable characteristics. Lightweight enough to attach to a key chain, does not require rebooting after it's attached, no platform dependent, no need extra power supply, no need drivers, data retained for long periods, very less defects and now ranging up with 100 gigabytes of capacity. Now, the technology in Flash Drive or Flash memory with USB is come up with extra features as external or portable hard disks with capacity of terabytes and as SD cards, storage of electronic devices like digital cameras, mobile phones, mp3 players, and etc.

In this massive USB tree, Flash Drive or Flash memory is only a one branch. So in this web site I’m going to show you some tips that we can do using a leaf of that branch.

The Flash Drive, sometimes you may call it as thumb or pen drive. Everybody knows it, everybody identify it, because many people are using it. What can people can do with it? Because it is a removable storage device, they carry their data on it. External or portable hard disks, SD cards whatever the process is same but storing data with some differences. External or portable hard disks are used for large amount of data which goes to terabytes and SD cards are used for small physical spaces.

When you plugged in a Flash Drive or External Hard Disk or SD card to a PC it identify as a removable device and runs autoplay window. With this autoplay window, Flash memory provides us some options to perform according to the data in the flash memory. In a personal computer open as a folder using windows explorer is the majorities’ selection.

Like a mobile phone, watch or ring, Flash Drive is personal equipment. Flash Drive has a personality. Normally people are interesting more features, or more personality on mobile phone, flash drive.

Do you know? There are many features that you can add to your Flash Drive in few seconds without paying a single cent. Not physical features, features come up with data.

Do you like to add some incredible features to your Flash Drive?

Do you have your Flash Memory right now with you?

If the answer is YES for both

Try these tips!