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Which pen drive should I buy ?

It is a question that will keep appearing every time you need to buy a pen drive. As time changes, the  capacity of the pen drives keep increasing and the cost starts decreasing. So it depends on the cost per GB of data storage. At present you should be able to find pen drives from 4 GB upwards to 128 GB in the market as well as online. At this time, it is not a wise decision to buy anything below 32 GB. It will not make much of a saving if you try to buy pen drives below 32 GB. So 32 GB is the current thing today. It gives you the maximum returns on your investment. If you go above 32 GB, the cost increases. A 64 GB pen drive will cost you almost the double of that of a 32 GB drive. So if your data storage needs are fulfilled in a 32 GB drive, then go for it. You have several options in the pen drive. If you just want to do data transfer on your computer, then you can have a pen drive with a USB 2 interface which will cost you a little less. If your computer can handle higher

OTG Adapters and Pen drives

Sometimes our smartphones run out of space if you have downloaded too many files than it can hold. We can transfer these files from our smartphones to our computers easily using bluetooth data transfer or by connecting a data cable between the smartphone and the computer. If you do not have access to a computer, but you still want to make some space on your smartphone, a pen drive can be used. A normal pen drive can not be directly connected to a computer because of the USB 2 or USB 3 type connector. You can use a separate OTG adapter to get over this incompatibility.The OTG connector has a micro USB connector at one end that can be inserted into the smartphone and a USB 2 or 3 connector (female) at the other end. You can now insert your pen drive into this connector. Each smartphone has some settings to enable the OTG adapter/ drive. Some smartphones may automatically detect and enable the pen drive when it is inserted. If you are buying a new pen drive, you can go for a OTG

Linux in Computer Science

Sometimes students learning computer Science at various levels wonder if it is enough for them to be able to use Windows Computer. Why bother learning Linux.

How to find if your phone has any virus that affects your computer.

The simple answer to this question is to have an antivirus software or internet security software suite installed both on your computer as well as on your smartphone. There are some antivirus programs that let you scan your smartphone from your computer. If you have installed antivirus program on your smartphone, that should ensure that there are no virus files on your smartphone. The question of infecting your computer arises when you want to transfer files from your smartphone to your computer, so at that time, the antivirus program on your computer should be auto-scanning those files to check for viruses. If you want to be doubly sure of that, you can run a manual scan on those files, that should keep your mind at ease.