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valjay2

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Looking for portable storage - what's the difference between a pen drive and a flash drive:confused:
 
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valjay2 said:
what's the difference between a pen drive and a flash drive:confused:
they are both the same thing !
People call them Flash Drives , thumb Drives , key Drives , memory sticks etc...generic taxonomy i guess :)
 

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Thumb drive, pen drive, flash drive, and USB drive (excluding USB hard drives) are all the same thing.

Pen Drive and Thumb Drive are actually trademarks for flash drives made by Add On Technology Co. and Trek (according to Wiki).
 
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