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    memory4teachers

    Apart from sounding like an impossible dream, has anybody come across these guys?

    Memory4Teachers

    Would like to hear from you if you have (or equally if you haven't..).

    Cheers

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    Yes, it's shown up on plenty of threads, have a search for more info.

    I've yet to see anything turn up from them from over 6 months ago.

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    Me too Knew it was a bit good to be true

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    saw it in a national magazine myself , got loads of teachers to sign up around november08 .....now seem to be awaiting spam

    doh!!!!

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    I got mine back in January

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    No way! As if you actually got some!

    I know the resources manager got an email about receiving one but have yet to see anything!

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    Quote Originally Posted by FN-GM View Post
    I got mine back in January
    I demand a picture!

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    I will see if i can get it back for a Pic, i gave it to a TA as i didn't want it.

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    You got yours before all of us, and then gave it away?!

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    They are a commercial company and still trying to organise more sponsorship for the usb drives. Once they have made all their money the memory sticks will be sent out. IIRC up to 50% of the drive will be filled with advertising.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dale_B_Squared View Post
    IIRC up to 50% of the drive will be filled with advertising.
    Not for long

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    Quote Originally Posted by powdarrmonkey View Post
    Not for long
    Depends how its done.

    I have a free drive from NEC. It appears as 2 drives, a CD ROM with their information on and another drive for data. It appears as 2 seperate physical drives, not a single physical drive with 2 partitions

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dale_B_Squared View Post
    Depends how its done.

    I have a free drive from NEC. It appears as 2 drives, a CD ROM with their information on and another drive for data. It appears as 2 seperate physical drives, not a single physical drive with 2 partitions
    They're usually both stored on the same NAND module irrespective of presentation to the OS. The trick is changing the allocated space for each pseudo-device (yes, it can fry the drive, but it's worth the risk on a freebie )

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    KillDisk it, will get rid of everything

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    I saw them at the Education Show on Friday and gave them a hard time about waiting so long for mine. Their excuse was that they had to redesign the software access interface and add autorun to it as the initial complaints from teachers was that they couldn't get them to work properly!!! Their words not mine. When questioned about new delivery times I was told that they were looking to start shipping within the next 4 weeks.....but I wont be holding my breath as I heard them tell someone else 8 weeks!
    Just as an aside, has anyone seen the ones they're giving away to the kids.....preloaded with educational content....and games....and portable apps

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