Re: Labeling backup DVD+RW's
On Tue, Feb 03, 2009 at 07:23:38PM -0500, Chris Jones wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 03, 2009 at 12:46:22PM EST, Barclay, Daniel wrote:
> > Boyd Stephen Smith Jr. wrote:
> > > On Friday 2009 January 09 21:09:30 Chris Jones wrote:
> > ...
> > >> 3. With only one USB port .. I'll need a hub.. will that work?
> > >
> > > For flash drives, yes. For external magnetic drives, only if it is powered.
> > Of course, if your USB external disk has a separate power input (like
> > WD's MyBook), you won't need a powered hub.
> So I guess the better strategy is to get a powered hub so that you can connect
> _any_ USB accessory to it--powered or not--thereafter?
One nice bonus about having a powered hub is that it can be used to
recharge gadgets such as cellphones and mp3 players without having to
leave your computer on.
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