The Cruzer Titanium comes preloaded with three nice applications. CruzerSync syncs up with Outlook (but not Outlook Express) and loads compressed versions of your e-mail messages (with or without attachments), plus contacts and other Outlook-related debris onto the drive so that you can access it wherever you plug in. And before you load your data onto the drive, it'll project how much space it will eat up in doing so. Also included are CruzerLock, a competent password-protection and encryption utility, and CruzerCache, which lets you back up your PC's files on the Cruzer Titanium.
The Cruzer Titanium supports most recent versions of the Windows and Mac operating systems. The drive's USB interface slides out from inside the case, and when you plug it into your PC's USB slot, the drive glows blue, and the blue light flickers during file transfers. SanDisk claims that the Cruzer Titanium is capable of 15MB-per-second read and 13MB-per-second write speeds. While we did not test its transfer speeds (throughput isn't a highly significant issue with drive capacities less than 1GB), we found the drive to be very fast. Note that although the Cruzer Titanium will work with a USB 1.1 connection, you'll need a USB 2.0 port to take advantage of its full speed potential.
As of June 2004, SanDisk offers only a 512MB Cruzer Titanium, although the company does sell the Cruzer Mini and the Cruzer Micro in smaller capacities. We found the drive selling online for about $150, or about 29 cents per megabyte, which is very inexpensive.
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