Boot drives. Pretty simple to understand, right? It's a hard drive or
solid state drive (usually), internal or external, used to boot up into a
given operating system. Well, that used to be the definition. Now,
mentioning "boot drive" takes on an entirely new meaning. Dr. Martens,
which is a boot company that has been around for years and years, just
celebrated their 50th. In order to really revel in their achievement,
they could have just produced a new shoe. But instead, they did
something different. Very different.
They produced a USB
drive, and as you might guess, it's a "boot drive"
in more ways than one. Not only can this USB flash drive act as a boot
drive for your computer, but it's also shaped like a boot. Cute, right?
It's a limited edition drive with 2GB of storage space, and it measures
2" tall. It's $25, which isn't bad given the form factor. And if you're a
big fan of the company's shoes, well, this one's a shoe-in. Sorry, we