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portable drive

A disk, tape or flash memory drive that is plugged into a USB or FireWire port or a PC Card slot on a laptop. See portable hard drive and external drive.
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"The performance and capacity of this new portable drive is beyond that of any other external offering to date.
All three of the new drives, including two portable drives and a new desktop drive, feature distinctive styling and SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interfaces.
This is a very fast portable drive that spins at 7,200 rpm.
Most Navy and Marine Corps Intranet computers include a CD burner, and all have USB ports for attaching some form of portable drive.
Once you locate it, link the old computer and the portable drive with the USB cable.
The Hardbox turns a standard PC hard drive into a fast, external and completely portable drive that connects to the PC simply by plugging it into a USB2 port.
The rationale behind doing it this way, rather than just purchasing a complete portable drive unit, is that with hard drive prices falling every few months, it's easy to upgrade the portable backup drive fairly often.
The Pockey Portable Drive is a small, light and portable hard drive.
SuperDisk 240MB portable drive can reformat a standard 1.44 MB floppy diskette to hold 32 MB of information.
Panasonic also offers a Mac version of the quad-speed portable drive, the KXL-D742.
The Seagate backup plus ultra slim portable drive is 9.6mm thin, features High-speed USB 3.0 and 2.0 connectivity otters plug-and-play functionality on your PC without the need of an external power supply.
Whyte faces a further new charge of failing to disclose passwords and user names for two mobiles, a portable drive and a MacBook Pro laptop seized by police on November 27, 2014.
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