Feeds
80%
PNY Attache Original

PNY Attaché Original

High capacity, low price

  • alert
  • submit to reddit

The Power of One Brief: Top reasons to choose HP BladeSystem

Review The PNY's new Attaché Original USB Flash drive arrived just too late for our recent Fast Flash Drive round-up, but we decided to try it out nonetheless.

PNY Attache Original

The Attaché Original: faster than PNY's previous top-speed stick

Like previous Attachés, the new model uses a slide-and-swivel mechanism to withdraw the USB connector from a bay at one end of the cover then rotate it out into the open and round so it's ready for connection.

What has changed is that the new version is two-thirds of the size of its predecessor - named Attaché without qualification - and that the main body of the drive is bright see-through coloured plastic. The colour depends on the capacity: purple for 4GB, blue for 8GB, red for 16GB and green for the 32GB stick.

The label is printed on paper and stuck to the cover. Not something that will bother many buyers, but it's certainly not as slick looking as drives with branding printed directly onto the plastic or formed from coloured plastic bonded to it. It's also less resistant to scratches from other, harder objects rattling around it when it's not in use. Keep it in your pocket with your loose change and we reckon it'll get real tatty real soon.

PNY Attache Original

Different colours, different capacities

Looking at the drives in the round-up, the Original is also rather smaller than all them. It's 54 x 17 x 11mm when closed, and weighs 12g. Plastic it may be, but it has a solid feel to it. This is not a flimsy drive. As before, there's a lanyard anchor loop at one end of the cover, formed from the plastic of the cover itself.

Application security programs and practises

More from The Register

next story
iPad? More like iFAD: We reveal why Apple fell into IBM's arms
But never fear fanbois, you're still lapping up iPhones, Macs
Cheer up, Nokia fans. It can start making mobes again in 18 months
The real winner of the Nokia sale is *drumroll* ... Nokia
Bose says today is F*** With Dre Day: Beats sued in patent battle
Music gear giant seeks some of that sweet, sweet Apple pie
Apple orders huge MOUNTAIN of 80 MILLION 'Air' iPhone 6s
Bigger, harder trouser bulges foretold for fanbois
Microsoft confirms secret Surface will never see the light of day
Microsoft's form 8-K records decision 'not to ship a new form factor'
prev story

Whitepapers

Designing a Defense for Mobile Applications
Learn about the various considerations for defending mobile applications - from the application architecture itself to the myriad testing technologies.
Implementing global e-invoicing with guaranteed legal certainty
Explaining the role local tax compliance plays in successful supply chain management and e-business and how leading global brands are addressing this.
Top 8 considerations to enable and simplify mobility
In this whitepaper learn how to successfully add mobile capabilities simply and cost effectively.
Seven Steps to Software Security
Seven practical steps you can begin to take today to secure your applications and prevent the damages a successful cyber-attack can cause.
Boost IT visibility and business value
How building a great service catalog relieves pressure points and demonstrates the value of IT service management.