Yesterday I was on-site with a client where I needed to bring along a copy of all their accounting data files. I thought these files would fit nicely on an el-cheapo $10 2 GB USB drive that I picked up at a wholesale club. Wrong! Suddenly as I prepared to copy the data — I was faced with 8 GB of information that needed storage. If I’d had a bigger USB drive handy – the problem would have been solved. Instead I had to take the old standby of using WinZip to compress the files and then decompress them once I got to the client. This took additional time. I would have much preferred to store them in an uncompressed format on one big drive. Testfreaks.com has a nice analysis of one potential solution to USB storage problems – the Patriot 64 GB Xporter Magnum USB Flash Drive. At $144.99 after $25 rebate via Newegg, it’s not for everyone. However if you need to transport data without using time consuming file compression – this could be your dream come true!