March 16, 2006 Now we’re not sure if this one will fly or not. msystems has announced the introduction of FlashDisc, a new flash-based storage category. The FlashDisc has between 16 and 32 megabytes of data storage and a USB interface, which allows sharing of data on virtually any PC or Mac. The format is a response to market research which has identified an apparently unmet consumer need for small, easy to use, rewritable media with storage density higher than the old floppy diskettes, but lower than that of personal USB flash drives typically used today. As yet there’s no price been announced, and we’d suggest this product will be very price sensitive, as it’s essentially a personal give-away for people who haven’t heard about the internet yet.
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