Flash Drive


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 [...]

Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, News

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 [...]

Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, Pocket Gear, Reviews
AER Infinity-1

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 [...]

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Posted in: News, Pocket Gear, Styluses
Powerstick 01

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 [...]

Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, 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. Note: Images can be clicked to view a larger size. USB 2.0 Victorinox Swiss [...]

Posted in: Pocket Gear, Reviews

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 [...]

Posted in: Computer Gear, News

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 [...]

Posted in: Computer Gear, Laptops and Gear, News

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 [...]

Posted in: Computer Gear, Gear, Laptops and Gear, 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 [...]

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Kingston URDrive

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! Kingston makes good stuff and [...]

Posted in: Computer Gear, Laptops and Gear, Reviews, Travel Gear

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 [...]

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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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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 [...]

Posted in: Computer Gear, Laptops and Gear, Reviews

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 [...]

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“Ravage, eject!”

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 [...]

Posted in: Geek Toys

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 [...]

Posted in: Computer Gear, Laptops and Gear

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.