If you purchase a MacBook Air, newer MacBook Pro with Retina display or an ultrabook these days and chances are the storage is a solid-state drive (SSD). Compared to traditional magnetic drives that have spinning platters and floating heads, SSDs have no moving parts. Of course being a newer technology, SSDs have had a much higher cost per megabyte compared to standard hard drives, but with prices falling and their significant advantages, they may now be worth looking at for your storage needs.
I’d bet if you looked in Mom’s purse, you’d probably find all kinds of interesting things including many of the items that you probably didn’t want to carry around yourself. So if you want to give Mom something small, petite and practical that still leaves her with plenty of room for her own things and your sunglasses and keys, why not consider a Clip-it USB Drive from Verbatim.
Last week I had a chance to sit down with Becky Morrison (video above), who is the Senior Manager, Marketing Communications at Verbatim. You probably know the company as a manufacturer of removable media – CDs, DVDs, and even 3.5″ floppy disks – which I’m told still have a market.