Free Software Magazine: Why Can’t Free Software Do Portable Right?

“I recently bought a U3 compliant USB key, the hype and
packaging was amazing and for the most part the U3 drive lived up
to the expectations. Thunderbird was included on the key, and I was
excited about being able to make any computer ‘my computer,’ do my
work, and then go without leaving a trace.

“But, I was disappointed to find that very few free software
products where available from the U3 site. Now, I know what you’re
probably thinking and you’re wrong, this isn’t U3’s fault…”