Mac OS X Lion USB drive now on sale for the broadband-challenged

Have you been waiting on Mac OS X Lion because you don’t have a broadband connection? Then today’s your (sort of) lucky day. Apple introduced the OS X Lion USB Thumb Drive to the online Apple Store, but it comes with a premium price tag: $69.

IsoStick turns a flash stick into an optical drive

Folks experiencing a major laptop crash might be dead in the water: Without operating system DVDs and an optical drive, it’s a potential problem. IsoStick, a Kickstarter project, aims to solve this issue with a small flash drive that appears as an optical drive to computer.