Since many of us carry around mobile devices such as smartphones, iPhones, handheld games, digital cameras, MP3 player, and the like, having emergency backup power is almost a necessity when it comes to preventing your device from shutting down when a power outlet is out of reach. Powerstick+ from Ecosol is a portable charger that can keep [...]
The Victorinox Swiss Army Jetsetter USB Flash Drive combines a few “tools” with a removable USB flash drive which is available in 8, 16 and 32GB capacities. Will it become your new favorite EDC tool for home and office? Let’s see.
intelliPaper is a company currently seeking funding on Indiegogo for a project that allows you to integrate the USB connectors and storage chips to create a flash drive on a normal piece of paper or cardboard. Available in sizes of 8 to 32 MB (size to be determined later), this would allow you to add flash drives [...]
LaCie has produced a key-shaped USB drive for some time, and their new PetiteKey is a tough little brother of their original Iamakey that Julie reviewed a few years ago. The PetiteKey is only 1.61″ X 0.83″ X 0.14″ and weighs 0.26 ounces. This USB 2.0 drive has transfer speeds up to 480 Mbps. It has [...]
If your computer has a USB 3.0 port, you’ll want a USB drive that can take advantage of the increased speed. Verbatim has just released the new Store ‘n’ Go V3 USB 3.0 Drive that’s just what you need, with “10 times faster transfer rate than earlier generation USB 2.0 ports”. Available in 8-64 GB [...]
I like the AA battery style design of Duracell’s new 32 GB Rugged USB Flash Drive. They feature a solid, Black rubberized housing with the famous copper ring. You won’t have to worry about losing the cap because this drive has a twist mechanism like a twist flashlight that will extend or retract the USB [...]
The tiny Data Traveler 109 USB drive from Kingston comes preloaded with urDrive software “that gives you a new and exciting way to look at your data“, according to the maker. I am always interested in new and exciting ways to look at my data, so let’s take a look!
What looks like a Swiss Army knife but can’t cut you? It’s the Victorinox Slim USB Flash Drive which is available in five colors and in 4 GB to 64 GB (Victorinox Slim) or 2 x 64 GB (Victorinox Slim Duo) capacities. They sent me 4GB Orange version of this flash drive. Let’s take a [...]
The Verbatim Clip-it is a 4GB USB flash drive that doubles as a paperclip. It’s available in 5 colors and has been designed to be resistant to static, dirt and water. Unfortunately, they are not availablity yet, but the price appears to be $14.49 through Adorama. I want one [Via Likecool]
The Kingston DataTraveler Locker+ series of USB flash drives provide the expected level of performance for a USB memory stick, with the added security of password protected access and 256-bit AES Hardware Based Encryption, for a slight premium in cost over non-secure storage. In exchange for this protection you give up the ability to boot [...]
Being a self-confessed gadget freak, I’ve collected a large number of USB flash drives over the past few years and like most people, I use them for many purposes; storing pictures, documents, presentations, applications… you name it, it’ll be saved to one of my flash drives. They are of course extremely handy, everyone knows that. No bigger than [...]
With an enthusiastic nod to the original 80’s TV show and toys, Takara will soon release the Transformers Device Label line of functional tech gadgets that transform into heroic Autobots and evil Decepticons. Fans will recognize Ravage, the panther-like Decepticon who originally transformed into an audio cassette (remember those?), and has now been updated to [...]
The Data Locker from Origin Storage is a device that combines a external USB hard drive with an added layer of security. It has a touch screen interface that can be programmed with a password of up to 18 digits. There’s also a self destruct response feature if it detects a brute force attack. There [...]
Do you regularly backup your important files? If you answered no to that question, then you deserve to be spanked. Seriously, it’s just a matter of time before disaster strikes. When it does, I’ll be there to say I told you so… unless you get smart and start backing things up. Today I want to [...]
EDGE’s mega high-capacity 128GB DiskGO Flash Drive can store approximately 85,000 photos, 128 hours of video, 32,000 MP3s, or 1,280,000 documents. The drive is housed in a rugged aluminum casing that provides protection against wear and tear. It includes CryptArchiver Lite encryption software, a trial version of CryptArchiver which allows users to encrypt up to [...]
If you don’t like carrying a USB flash drive in your pocket or on your keychain, here’s one that is so thin that it will fit in your wallet. The Slim Data USB flash drive from Top Tech Products is available in 1GB or 4GB capacities and is the same thickness as a credit card.
Ok, I know this is in bad taste (Meredyth put me up to it, blame her), but check out this USB flash drive from Brando that’s in the shape of a syringe. No, it won’t protect you or your computer from any nasty infections, but it’s certainly unique.
Super Talent makes some of the best micro USB flash drives currently available. What sets their Pico line of thumb drives apart from the rest is their rugged durability while maintaining such a small form factor. A few months ago I reviewed the Sony 8gb Micro Vault Tiny USB Flash Drive and while it is [...]
LaCie has just announced the iamaKey, itsaKey and passKey USB flash drives. They have a design that I can’t believe hasn’t happened until now. They are shaped like – keys. Lacie sent me a 4GB iamaKey to test drive.
USB flash drives are not something we would typically consider as collector’s items. That is until now… If you are a collector, a geek and someone that needs to carry around a flash drive, then you will want to take a look at the MIMBOTS from Mimoco. They recently sent me the 2GB Pink Meletta [...]