Whitson Gordon posted an article today on Lifehacker.com regarding the dangers of removing USB Drives without properly ejecting or clicking on the safely remove option.
Our first thought was who still takes the time to safely eject? After reading the article we came to the conclusion – the best answer is it depends. It gets a little more technical geeky then that as Gordon points out in his article but the safe answer is to simply get into the habit of safely removing your devices. Read more at – Do I Really Need to Eject USB Drive Before Removing Them? posted on Lifehacker.com.