I've used it USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 usb drives (Transcend and Sandisk). Worked just fine.
Make sure you use the Universal USB Installer. Format the drive as NTFS first, then use the Un. USB Installer to install TAILS. Mine runs just fine.
Stupid question time:
Why are you all using the search box? I take that shit off the UI as soon as I install FF. Open new page, set search into AwesomeBar, and type what you want - it automatically google searches.
I use 7-zip as my main extractor, as I find the dual-pane layout invaluable (does any other program do this?).
However, I keep WinRAR around for archiving items which will be uploaded to a certain place which shall not be named.
Musicbee can do this.
Great program. Absolutely free, updated often, looks great. I switched from Mediamonkey to Musicbee and haven't looked back since.
I work with PDFs quite often (peer-reviewed research), and I often need markup and, often more importantly, OCR. Adobe's Clearscan is - in my very limited experience - second to none. It really does a great job 95% of the time (the other 5% it ends up mangling the text, but this is only in cases...
I'm still folding. About to hit 15 million in the next month or so (after almost 9 years).
Never heard of any other things to do (BOINC, etc.) so I'm not sure why I'd want to. I just have F@H running in the background, doing my little bit for science.