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Kingston 64GB DataTraveler Locker+G3 USB Drive Review

Posted April 29, 2014 by Kenny in Storage, HDs & SSDs


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Price at time of Review: $61.99 on Amazon.com


Secure and Easy to Travel with, Great Transfer Speeds


Drive gets Hot under long term use
The Kingston 64GB DataTraveler Locker+ G3 is a great piece of hardware to own if you want a portable way to transfer data securely.
by Kenny
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Portable storage devices like USB thumb drives have been around over the last decade or so. Despite this, we are starting to see a much higher use from such drives in the last few years, especially with capacity on them being larger and faster. However, sometimes storing data on such drives can increase the risk of having your data easily lost or stolen.

Well, today we are going to be looking at a new Kingston 64GB DataTraveler Locker+ G3 USB 3.0 thumb drive that aims to help with that. What’s so different about this drive? It includes some extra security which requires a password to access the drive! Kingston released a software based USB drive that will only give you access to the drive once the password you set up is input.

The password encoded drive will help secure all the files stored, which will give you piece of mind that your data is safe for traveling or normal every day use. Today as we continue forward, we are going to test the Kingston 64GB DataTraveler Locker + G3 in multiple scenarios to evaluate the performance, security and reliability of the drive.


Before we do that, let’s read a little about Kingston:


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In 1987, Kingston® entered the market with a single product. Founders John Tu and David Sun addressed a severe shortage of surface-mount memory chips with a memory module that would serve to redefine industry standards for years to come.

Combining one of the most extensive and stringent testing processes in the memory industry, an exceptional free tech support centre and a consistent roll-out of innovative technologies, Kingston Technology has continually set industry standards of quality and reliability throughout its history.

Let’s move forward and take a look at the Package.




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