Welcome to the Flashbay blog, where you can find fresh USB flash drive related ideas and news and ideas to build brand awareness for your business. Our employees contribute to this blog with thoughts and experiences which we hope you may find interesting, especially if you are considering using USB flash drives as a promotional tool. We look forward to your feedback and comments :)
23 Jul 2015
USB Flash Drive not showing data
 Have you ever plugged your USB Flash Drive into your computer or laptop, positive that there were files on there to view, yet the ‘USB Drive Folder’ on your screen is stating that the USB Flash Drive is empty? Fear not, you’re not the first person to experience this issue and fortunately there is a simple solution that could help you ... Read More
13 May 2015
How much data can a USB Flash Drive hold?
 As industry leaders in branded USB Flash Drives we get to speak to hundreds of customers each day. As you would expect, we’re asked lots of questions about our different USB models, accessories and value added services like data preloading. However, the number one question by far is “how much data can a USB Flash Drive hold?” The short answer is, ... Read More
24 Mar 2015
Safely Remove USB
 When plugging a USB mass storage device into your PC or laptop you are often reminded to ‘safely remove’ the USB Flash Drive (or Hard Drive) after use. However, with all the technological advancements that have occurred in recent years, do you still need to follow this advice? The short answer is ‘yes’ and the following explains why safely removing your ... Read More
20 Nov 2013
Flashbay and the environment
clip_usbAs a market leader in the promotional technology sector, we take our environmental responsibilities seriously as demonstrated by the fact that since February 2008 Flashbay has been Carbon Neutral certified. CarbonNeutral Company calculated Flashbay's footprint by measuring the CO2 equivalent emissions from its premises, manufacturing processes, logistics, company owned vehicles, business travel and waste to landfill. We reduced emissions by: Selecting Carbon Neutral ... Read More
23 Mar 2011
Life Expectancy of a USB Flash Drive
image of usb flash devices for promotions USB flash drives are great to use for storing digital files and are replacing CDs & DVDs as the preferred storage media of choice. The advantages of flash drives is that they are portable, durable, and have incredible storage capacity (ranges from 64MB to 256GB as of 2010). Furthermore, they are able to retain the memory even after the ... Read More
18 Mar 2011
Cool Things You Can Do With a USB Flash Drive
image of usb flash devices for small business promotionals These days, USB flash drives are as ubiquitous as cell phones. As the prices come down and the sizes become smaller and smaller, more and more people are using them to store files and to copy/transfer files from one computer to another. Additionally, they pack lots of storage powers! But their uses are not limited to just copying and transferring files. ... Read More
09 Sep 2010
Protect your data from deletion using Flashbay's Dual Zone Flash Drives
For those situations when you would like to guard against the end user deleting or tampering with your data you can use Flashbay's Dual Zone Flash Drive technology. Our special formatting process creates a hardware-based solution that combines the flexibility of a traditional USB Flash Drive with the security and reliability of a CD-ROM disc. This offers a great solution if you're ... Read More
17 Mar 2010
MLC Development and High Capacity NAND Flash Memory
To put it simply multi-level cell (MLC) memory supports the storage of a larger amount of data on the same physically sized memory chip in a more economical fashion than single-level cell (SLC) memory. Naturally there are trade-offs to be made but it is a good thing to have the option to be able to weigh up the cost vs. ... Read More
16 Feb 2010
Carry your Preferred PC applications with Portable Flash Drive Apps
You’ve probably become so familiar with having laptops, netbooks and smartphones with you that it’s easy to forget that sometimes you will need to use a PC that belongs to someone else and it might not have all the applications installed that you need to access your data and get your work done. Using a USB Flash Drive to carry data ... Read More
16 Jan 2010
DataPreloaded USB Drives for efficient corporate presentations
Data Preloading has revolutionized the way data is uploaded into custom USB flash drives. Manually loading data into flash drives has always been in the past a tedious, expensive and time consuming task. But now, thanks to data preloading solutions, our customers’ data is copied from a USB master drive to more than 30 blank USB drives at a time. Data ... Read More
10 Apr 2008
Flashbay Limited and Dasan International Network
Flashbay Limited (www.flashbay.com) today announced its support for the Dasan International Network (DIN) at Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU), Seoul, Republic of Korea. Under the terms of the agreement, one of Europe’s largest suppliers of digital storage solutions will join hands with DIN in its bid to host the Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations 2009 Academic Conference (HPAIR) in the ... Read More