dealskingston datatraveler micro 16gb usb 2.0 flash…

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If I didn't already have two of these, I'd get another!

Not the fastest in the world, but certainly small, and doesn't get in the way. I plan to use them on a media player so they don't stick out enough to get bumped.

They short you a bit on capacity, though, even with the usual excuses of a gigabyte being 1,000,000,000 bytes vs being 10^9 bytes. These puppies have less than 16,000,000,000 available bytes.

Who would have thought a few years ago that you could get 16 GB of storage (more or less) in something this size for $10?

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@drgandalf: It is an amazing new future we live in.

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@drgandalf: Who would have thought a few years ago that you could get 16 GB of storage (more or less) in something this size for $10?
Science would have thought. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moore%27s_law

I don't think this is such a stellar price but I would like to point out (like drgandalf just did) that being so small that they barely protrude from a laptop is a huge plus because there is no risk of it or the USB port getting broken when something runs into which adds some peace of mind. Also you can move your lappy around quickly without having to consciously make sure the stick won't hit something. Of course you have to make sure you don't lose it because it is so small too.

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Owning one of these tiny storage fobs is a real gas sometimes. I recently was in the lab with my supervisor, who was asking about some data analysis I'd done. I pulled my LaCie drive off my keyring and plugged it right into his computer and brought up the (very large) file with my analysis, so we could manipualte it right there at his desk.

Also very convenient if you're always getting requests from friends for computer help, because you can carry tons of administrative tools or even a full OS/rescue kit.

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wow, tiny. looks easy to lose :/

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What does "Recycled: yes" mean?
Does it have someone else's data on it? :)

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Be sure to select "Budget shipping" for the free shipping. They pick Standard shipping by default, and that costs money.

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@drgandalf: 10^9 = 1,000,000,000

Did you mean 2^40?

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Great deal, same thing on Amazon for a few dollars more.
As another person mentioned, don't get duped into the pre-checked shipping box. Be sure to click the standard shipping for free delivery :)

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I have two minis--one 16, and one 32--and they are dead useful for small places. My 16 gig resides in the front of my Blu-Ray player, and the 32 in my Pocket eDge. If I needed more, I'd snap this up in an instant.

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@queesy:
Thanks for that link. I don't have a buy.com account, but i do have an ebay account. In 4 2!