About Richard LeCount

Richard is the founder of USB Makers and oversees all business activities including marketing, customer service, and business strategies.

What is a USB Data Blocker & Why You Need One

If you ever find your smart battery running low, then public charging ports can really be your saviour. But using these charging stations can really come with a darkside that you should be aware of. You often see these charging stations in hotels, airports, shopping centres and train stations, but be wary if you [...]

January 11th, 2023|

Top 5 Corporate Christmas Gift Ideas for 2022

With the festive season just around the corner, now is a great time to start sending out both memorable and thoughtful corporate Christmas gifts, which can act as both a thank you to your staff and a means to mark the end of another fantastic year. It doesn’t matter whether you’re sending a gift [...]

December 12th, 2022|

How Flash Drives Are Made (The Manufacturing Process)

    On the outside USB drives are simple looking devices, which many of us are very familiar with using. This familiarity is perhaps the reason why we never really consider how elaborate and intricate these devices truly are on the inside. Not only are they incredibly complex, but have played a vital role [...]

December 9th, 2022|

EU Votes for Standardised Phone Chargers Across Europe

We look at how the USB 2024 changeover may impact some of the big brands The European Parliament has now officially voted to introduce a standardised charging port for mobile phones and other devices across Europe. As per the directive, it means all phones, cameras, tablets, earbuds and other devices will need to use [...]

October 14th, 2022|

6 Ways to Fix Slow USB Transfer Speeds in Windows

If you’ve just purchased a new USB, or indeed any other kind of USB device and noticed incredibly slow read and write speeds in Windows, then there are a few things you can do to speed things up. Ideally, USB 3.0 should be comfortably achieving write speeds of at least 5GBps per second, perhaps [...]

September 30th, 2022|

USB Saying It’s Full When It’s Not: Why is This Happening?

USB drives are one of the most trustworthy and reliable means of holding and transferring data, however, as with any electronic device, they do sometimes run into some issues. This could sometimes be the USB itself, or the hardware/software combination that you’re running it on - check out our blog on the latest Apple [...]

September 30th, 2022|