A new embedded USB Flash Drive, combining solid-state memory and USB connectivity, is now available from
It’s compatible with any USB-equipped Mac running Mac OS X.
Plug in the Flash Drive and your Mac recognizes it as a removable storage device. The SimpleTech device measures 2.7 by .75 by .31 inches and requires no external power source. It sports a write-protect switch to prevent files from being accidentally deleted or modified.
Available in capacities of 128MB, 256MB and 512MB, the USB Flash Drive offers file transfer rates of up to 1.5MB per second. The suggested retail price is US$49.99 for the 128MB version, $89.99 for the 256MB model, and $179 for the 512MB Flash Drive.