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ChargeDrive 3-in-1 device combines a charge cable, flash memory and a tripod

on Saturday, November 16th, 2013

If you’re a gadget lover, then you probably love multi-functional tools. Let’s face it, we love to get big bang for our tech bucks. But when it comes to multi-functional smart phone items, the list seems to be short and the useful functionality is often hit and miss. The ChargeDrive, a Kickstarter project by Idris Read More…

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Super Slim Portable Battery with Flash Memory review

on Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

Technology is awesome and convenient, especially smartphones and tablets.  They are getting smaller, faster, and can have pretty good battery life built in.  Sometimes you go to an event where your mobile phone is searching for signal constantly, in which you find yourself in the predicament of losing battery charge quickly.  It’s always a good idea Read More…

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AER Infinity 3-in-1 stylus has 3 times the function in one small package

on Saturday, July 6th, 2013

Do you need a portable stylus? How about a portable smartphone stand? Can’t find that flash drive? What if you could have all three devices in one cool gadget? The AER Infinity promises to be such a product. The AER Infinity is a 3-in-1 gadget that functions as a stylus, a smartphone stand, and a Read More…

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Powerstick+ USB Drive/Power Charger review

on Wednesday, May 8th, 2013

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 Read More…

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Victorinox Swiss Army Jetsetter USB Flash Drive review

on Tuesday, February 12th, 2013
Posted in: Pocket Gear, Reviews

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 – The thinnest USB thumb drive?

on Friday, December 14th, 2012
Posted in: Computer Gear, News

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 Read More…

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Keep your data on the chain with LaCie PetiteKey USB drive

on Friday, November 9th, 2012

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 Read More…

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Verbatim’s New Store ‘n’ Go V3 USB 3.0 Drive Transfers Data Up to 2 Times Faster Than USB

on Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

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 Read More…

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Duracell Flash Memory Introduces New Rugged USB Drive

on Thursday, April 26th, 2012
Posted in: Miscellaneous, News

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 Read More…

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Kingston Data Traveler 109 with urDrive Software Review

By: Mark Adkins
on Saturday, December 17th, 2011

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!

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Victorinox Swiss Army Slim USB Flash Drive Review

on Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011
Posted in: Gear, Reviews

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 Read More…

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Paperclip or USB Flash Drive, You Decide

on Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010

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]

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Kingston DataTraveler Locker+ USB Flash Drive Review

on Friday, May 28th, 2010

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 Read More…

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IronKey Secure Flash Drive Review

on Thursday, February 25th, 2010

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 Read More…

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“Ravage, eject!”

on Friday, October 9th, 2009
Posted in: Geek Toys

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 Read More…

Keep your data safe with a Data Locker drive

on Monday, September 7th, 2009
Posted in: Uncategorized

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 Read More…

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Sandisk Ultra Backup USB Flash Drive Review

on Tuesday, July 28th, 2009

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 Read More…

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128GB’s on your keychain

on Tuesday, June 16th, 2009
Posted in: Uncategorized

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 Read More…

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Slim Data USB flash drive is credit card thin

on Tuesday, May 12th, 2009
Posted in: Uncategorized

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.

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Protect your computer from the Swine Flu

on Tuesday, April 28th, 2009
Posted in: Uncategorized

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.

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Super Talent 16gb Pico C USB Flash Drive Review

on Thursday, March 26th, 2009

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 Read More…

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LaCie iamaKey Flash Drive Review

on Sunday, March 8th, 2009

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.

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tokidoki MIMOBOT Designer USB Flash Drive Review

on Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009
Posted in: Gear

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 Read More…

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ATP ToughDrive USB Flash Drive Review

on Friday, January 16th, 2009
Posted in: Gear

Are you rough on your gadgets? What if you had a device that contained all kinds of important data, but one that you didn’t have to worry about destroying no matter how hard you tried? The ToughDrive USB Flash Drive from ATP might be that device for you. I wasn’t content to trust their claims, Read More…

Sony 8gb Micro Vault Tiny USB Flash Drive Review

on Monday, November 10th, 2008
Posted in: Gear

I have been using a 4gb Micro Vault Tiny USB Flash Drive by Sony for about a year now. And while I have other higher capacity thumb drives, I typically reach for my Micro Vault Tiny on the way out the door. This extremely small USB flash drive is not only incredibly portable but incredibly losable as well. So, when I found out Sony had released a 8gb version of the Micro Vault Tiny I started looking for a good deal.