I work with a lot of USB flash drives on my Windows computer, but recently read that Windows deliberately slows them down so I can pull them out of the computer without ejecting them. What? Is that true? How can I get better performance, if so?
It’s true. I do much of my work from the local café, typically either a Starbucks, Peet’s or one of the local cafes of which there are so many in my home town of Boulder, Colorado. Regardless of where, however, typing — and thinking — makes me thirsty and my drink of choice is an
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