Originally Posted by boceltballa
Get a USB flash drive! I got one last year and it is a lifesaver. I never thought that I would have used it as much as I have. I bought mine on Black Friday (in case you don't know that is the day after Thanksgiving) last year for about twenty dollars and that was for a 512 mb. They will only get cheaper but still get one because it's definitely worth the money.
I can see how they'd be convenient, but I've had a lot of problems with USB ports failing too. I have 4 on my computer, and I think only 3 of them work. My dad's computer had 4, and he couldn't get the front 2 to work.
Also, those USB cards are expensive. I checked into it and I saw one on clearance the other day for $44 for a 1Gb. For $40, I could buy an internal 40GB hard drive.