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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|

USB Guide: Versions, Connections & Standards

As the name suggests, the Universal Serial Port or USB is a widely used standard implemented in a wide variety of hardware devices. In this piece, we’re discussing USB versions, connectors, and standards from USB 1.0 to USB 4 – which is expected to land later this year, or, more likely, early in 2021. [...]

March 30th, 2020|

USB Buyers Guide: Everything You Need to Know

Modern technological advancements are fantastic, cloud storage, in particular, is a highly convenient and safe way to store information. That said, the humble USB is a tried and true method of storing and transporting data. We think there’s undoubtedly still a place for it, even in an advancing technological society. In this blog, we’re [...]

March 18th, 2020|

How Many Times Can I Reuse My USB Flash Drive?

It’s a question, we’re often asked here, at USB Makers, “how many times can I reuse my branded USB flash drive?” USB drives are designed to be robust, resilient and incredibly powerful, which means they are more than capable of offering many years of loyal service, so long as you look after them properly. [...]

February 5th, 2020|