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MEMORY. Understanding; a capacity to make contracts, a will, or to commit a crime, so far as intention is necessary.
     2. Memory is sometimes employed to express the capacity of the understanding, and sometimes its power; when we speak of a retentive memory, we use it in the former sense; when of a ready memory, in the latter. Shelf. on Lun. Intr. 29, 30.
     3. Memory, in another sense, is the reputation, good or bad, which a man leaves at his death. This memory, when good, is highly prized by the relations of the deceased, and it is therefore libelous to throw a shade over the memory of the dead, when the writing has a tendency to create a breach of the peace, by inciting the friends and relations of the deceased to avenge the insult offered to the family. 4 T. R. 126; 5 Co. R. 125; Hawk. b. 1, c. 73, s. 1.

MEMORY, TIME OF. According to the English common law, which has been altered by 2 & 3 Wm. IV., c. 71, the time of memory commenced from the reign of Richard the First, A. D. 1189. 2 Bl. Com. 31.
     2. But proof of a regular usage for twenty years, not explained or contradicted, is evidence upon which many public and private rights are held, and sufficient for a jury in finding the existence of an immemorial custom or prescription. 2 Saund. 175, a, d; Peake's Ev. 336; 2 Price's R. 450; 4 Price's R. 198.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Q For all you know, the Pioneer Press sent you a memo asking you to return your USB drive, and the next thing they get is an empty new USB drive in its box in the mail from you?
DeviceWall, a software product from Centennial, can prevent users from plugging in and using USB drives, thus preventing TorPark from running and eliminating any threat from programs like USB Dumper, should they be installed.
Post a "Flash Drives Welcome" sign temporarily, make a note in your newsletter, post on your library's blog, and be sure that all public services staff members can suggest the USB drive alternative to people who are having problems with floppies or seeking alternative storage solutions.
"With the Macintosh, simplicity is key, and with its quick set-up and easy-to-use features, the Spressa USB drive is a perfect companion for Apple's popular iMac computer--and the Spressa i.LINK drive is great for the power needs of the Apple Power Macintosh G3 computer user," said Bob DeMoulin, marketing manager of value-added products for Sony Electronics' Component Company.
The USB drive is simply inserted into a socket on a computing device just as much as an electric plug and lo you have an additional mobile storage location!
Unlike other methods of transferring files that require wires, applications or a wireless set-up, the SanDisk Ultra Dual USB Drive simply needs to be connected to a mobile device supporting USB on-the-go (OTG)1 to access up to 64GB2 of 'plug and play' storage capacity.
Designed in white, black and purple colours, the USM-SA1 USB drive is now available at select electronics stores in the UAE.
When the process is done, move MultiBeast file was downloaded in step-2 to this bootable Mavericks hackintosh USB drive
The program runs directly from the USB drive and backs up to the USB drive.
22 -- Corsair(R), a worldwide designer and supplier of high-performance components to the PC hardware market, today announced the Corsair Voyager Air, the first all-in-one mobile wireless drive, home network attached storage, USB drive, and wireless hub.
Kingston further says the Kingston DataTraveler Workspace USB Flash drive, slated to be released this October, is designed for enterprise environments which want to use Windows 8 from a USB drive to support multiple devices.
The Enigma module includes features such as: automatic and transparent encryption, where data written to the USB drive through the Enigma module is automatically and transparently encrypted and data read out from the drive is automatically decrypted; security standards which comprise NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology)/CSE (Communications Security Establishment) certified hardware AES (Advanced Encryption Standard) ECB/CBC engines up to 256-bit strength; and encryption of any number of USB disk drives, solid state drives, thumb drives, Blu-ray, DVD+/- RW, CD-R drives and card reader media, including SD and MMC.