Pen Drive

@sunil_008 (1270)
India
March 14, 2009 12:34pm CST
hi we all been using it. it is the most easiest,convinient way to carry data.they come in different sizes and colours.and in recent times they are among the popular items in the market too. but, why we call it a pen drive why not a pencil drive or anything else.
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@fren45 (895)
• Malaysia
14 Mar 09
we called is flash drive/pen drive/thumb drive usb drive .I believe the name refer to the dimension of the device..I would say.
@sunil_008 (1270)
• India
14 Mar 09
Hi yes may be you have a point here.thanks for sharing
• China
14 Mar 09
pen drive is a glory of modern times,it have many benefits,but I am very prefer another drive:sin drive ,it is more easier and faster than pen,,and it capacity isn't smaller than pen drive, it's memory deivce is very big,it's function is the same as pen drive!
@sunil_008 (1270)
• India
14 Mar 09
well i've heard abt this sin drive before but its always been on sin site 4 me...
• India
17 Mar 09
we call it pen drive because it is easy to carry like a pen. there are some other names also like flash drive usb key and many more.
• Philippines
17 Mar 09
hi! sunil_008 we call it pen drive and not pencil drive..because it's essence it's not like of pencil but of all kind of pens..can you get my point? hehehe...my flash drive today is some kind of pen drive brand and i love using it..i bought just a year ago with five years warranty..
@skyblue (1299)
• India
15 Mar 09
Good Question, but i dont know why the name is pen drive.I have 2gb kingstone pendrive.
@snowneo (116)
• Canada
14 Mar 09
I think Pen stands for Project onEmerging Nanotechnologies. but I am not 100% on that one.