So yeah, I've been on the search for a tech job for a while now...but that hasn't stopped me from keeping up on the news in the tech industry...or looking at old news for that matter. Check out this release done only a couple years ago on a 32GB flash drive! If only gas would come down in price like this...
EDGE Tech Corp has sent me a press release about the release of the 32GB DiskGO™ Flash Drive. This thing holds a whopping 32-gigabytes of data. This announcement will result in the lowering of prices for other USB flash based drives. Woohoo!
The 32GB DiskGO™ Flash Drive is priced at $399.95. That is a good deal when considering that only a few years ago you would have paid around the same for a 1GB USB drive. Right now, 32GB flash drives from the competitors of EDGE Tech Corp. are much more expensive; for them to under-cut the prices so drastically will likely result in good business and happier consumers.
The question of whether or not USB flash drives are worth it must still be asked. If you take into account the fact that you could buy an external 1-terabyte drive for around $350, then why bother? The ability to fit in your pocket is great, but the prices are hard to be justified when internal and external drives offer so much more for your dollar.