Computer Tips: Lifehacker Has A Great Top 10 USB Tricks

Computer Tips: If you haven’t experienced Lifehacker, you should surf on by. He’s well worth a look as he always has something interesting to report in the computer world.

His latest: Top 10 USB Tricks is useful as are the comments with links to portable apps places. If you’re a business person on the go, thumb drives can be your best friend.

LifeHacker’s Top 10: tricks
Is that a gigabyte in your pocket? And are you putting it to good use? Developers and road warriors have come up with all sorts of innovative techniques for putting these tiny, roomy disks to good use. Step into my office for a list of our top 10 favorite tricks.

A good resource came from a comment from strider_mt2k about portable apps is below.

Portable Apps!
www.portableapps.com
I use Pstart as my launcher and anything else that interests me.
Portable [tag]Firefox[/tag] is a favorite, but I recently bought [tag]Luxor 2[/tag] and it runs great from my drive!

miza_b has another unique business use for her thumb drive.

I buy the cheap 512MB flash drives and store my income tax files from Turbo Tax on them. Then, I label each drive with the year and store them in a fireproof safe. It saves space in my filing cabinet and I always know where they are in case the IRS comes knocking.

And last, but certainly not least . . .

br3nda comments:

You missed Tiddly – clientside wiki in your pocket.
http://www.tiddlywiki.com/

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