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Carrick on money: These tech products are splurge-worthy

This 64-gigabyte flash drive from SanDisk (about $100) has a larger capacity than some tablets and uses USB 3.0. Windows 8 natively supports USB 3.0, which is up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0. That allows you to copy larger files faster and use larger storage devices.


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Personal Finance Columnist

Rob Carrick has been writing about personal finance, business and economics for close to 20 years. He joined The Globe and Mail in late 1996 as an investment reporter and has been personal finance columnist since November 1998. Rob's personal finance columns appear in The Globe on Tuesday and Thursday, and his Portfolio Strategy column for investors appears on Saturday. More


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