Crucial Technology on Thursday announced its
Gizmo overdrive, a new addition to its line of USB flash drives for Mac and Windows. The drive is available in 512MB – 2GB capacities at prices ranging from $49.99 to $189.99 depending on capacity.
The USB 2.0-based Gizmo overdrive promises write speeds up to 13 megabytes per second (MB/s) and read speeds up to 25 MB/s. It features a dual-channel controller and a flashing LED to show you when data is transferring.
The drive is plug and play on Mac OS 9.1 or later. It’s also Windows and Linux-compatible. Users who have Windows 2000 or later also get security software that’s not Mac-compatible. The drive also includes a lanyard to keep from getting lost.