|Customize Your USB Drive - Wednesday, 01 November 2006|
This is a superb way of getting free designs for absolutely no charge. SolidAlliance is asking people to send their designs for a blank flash drive on a CD which the company could later use as an official design for the drive.
I might have been really impressed if it was Sony or HP running a similar contest where there would be a great prize for the winner, plus something to add to the resume. But unfortunately, for a flash drive, it just seems like a cheap way for SolidAlliance to get a lot of designs and pick one to run with. Seriously, I don’t think it takes a whole lot of creative talent to design a mere flash drive. Then again, if you can save resources by not hiring a creative designer, why wouldn’t you?
There’s no word on availability or pricing on the upcoming drive.