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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|

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|

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|

Top 4 Branded Tech products to make working from home easy

Covid-19 has affected all of our lives in many different ways. The past year has been challenging to say the least and has changed the way we approach our working environments in particular. Flexible hours and working remotely have both become much more commonplace. At USB Makers we’ve remained open throughout [...]

June 9th, 2022|