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SanDisk introduces wireless flash storage drives

By: Leah Hallett
on Thursday, July 25th, 2013

Flash drives aren’t anything new, wireless storage devices aren’t either, but SanDisk has managed to combine the two in a fun, ultra-portable, attractive USB drive.  SanDisk Connect Wireless Flash Drives include a 16GB or 32GB option, while the larger cube-shaped SanDisk Connect Media drives include 32GB or 64GB versions, both for sharing your stored photos, documents,Read More…

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Mimoco celebrates Elvis with 2 new USB flash drives

on Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

To celebrate the “King of Rock and Roll,” Elvis Presley’s 78th birthday, Mimoco is adding 2 new flash drives to their Legends of MIMOBOT collection. One shows Elvis all decked out for his 1973 Aloha from Hawaii concert and the other one shows Elvis dressed in full US Army attire. Both flash drives are availableRead More…

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Your Data is Toast with This USB Hub and Thumb Drive Set

on Monday, October 1st, 2012

ThinkGeek always has a variety of cute stuff, but they’ve outdone themselves with this USB Toaster Hub and Thumb Drives set.  The hub looks like an old-fashioned chrome toaster, and it has 4 USB 2.0 ports and a 1 meter long USB cable.  It’s capable of speeds up to to 480 mbps, and it even hasRead More…

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Emily Rothschild USB Medical Locket

on Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

My daughter should wear a medical ID, but she hates the chunky, ugly look of those bracelets and necklaces.  This pretty necklace from Emily Rothschild makes wearing your medical information a bit prettier.  The small gold-plated Medical Locket has a caduceus design on the outside to alert medical personal to look inside for the USBRead More…

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Mini Guitar USB Drive – Musical Memories

on Sunday, April 1st, 2012
Posted in: Geek Toys, News

From cerriousdesign on Etsy, this mini USB flash drive guitar is a nice little piece for that musician in your life.  It’s made from pine with copper strings that you can even change the tension on, and it also comes with its own soft lined hard case. Available in 8GB for $75 or 16GB for $90, plus shipping.

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Camera USB Drive from Photojojo

on Saturday, March 17th, 2012
Posted in: Camera Gear, Gear, News

This has to be the cutest USB drive I’ve seen, and it is a perfect gift for the photographers in your life.  This Camera USB Drive from Photojojo looks like a DSLR, available in your choice of Nikon or Canon camera style.  The lens removes to expose the 4GB USB stick.  It’s 2″ wide XRead 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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Tyme Machines Yoda USB Flash Drive Review

on Friday, December 24th, 2010

A long time ago, on a web page not so far away, Julie posted a news item about licensed Star Wars USB flash drives from Tyme Machines.  This year, my son received a Yoda one from a friend as a birthday gift.  After overcoming my initial jealousy (which only leads to the Dark Side) IRead More…

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LaCie FastKey 120GB USB 3.0 Stick – You know you want one!

on Thursday, November 18th, 2010
Posted in: Miscellaneous, News

The new LaCie FastKey USB flash drive is an aluminum wonder. This baby is available in capacities of 30 – 120GB and can transfer files at a blinding 260MB/s. Whoosh! One important caveat though, you have to have USB 3.0 to take advantage of the speed. I wonder when Apple will jump on the USBRead More…

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Quattro Giga Notebook from the MoMA Store

on Friday, August 20th, 2010
Posted in: Gear, News

The Quattro Giga notebook from the MoMA Store has a red leather cover.  The replaceable notebook inside has 144 blank pages.  The gadgetry in this notebook is found in the black strap closure.  There’s a removeable 4GB USB flash drive in the strap, and the cap stays attached to the leather notebook so you won’tRead More…

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Kana Micro MP3 Player Review

on Tuesday, August 17th, 2010

Like most people in the 21st century, I own a few types of mp3 players including a few from the iPod line, the iPad, a few from Sony, and the many other electronics that have the mp3 function built-in like cell phones.  I was looking for a cheap basic mp3 player.  The Green House KanaRead More…

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Lexar Echo ZE Backup Drive

on Monday, August 2nd, 2010
Posted in: Gear, News

The Lexar Echo ZE backup drive is the tiniest USB drive I’ve seen – no bigger than the “nano” receiver for my wireless mouse.  It’s has a low-profile design – so small you can leave it plugged into the USB port all the time.  It comes with Echo backup software that automatically encrypts and performsRead More…

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Sandisk Cruzer Blade – The ever shrinking thumbdrive

on Saturday, July 31st, 2010
Posted in: Gear, News

A few days ago, SanDisk unveiled its smallest USB flash drive in North America. The Sandisk Cruzer Blade is the size of a paper clip and the weight of a penny, making it a perfect addition to your keychain or pocket. Storage capacities range from 2GB to 16GB and the drive is available immediately atRead More…

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IMM Living Wisdom USB 2.0 Flash Drive

on Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010
Posted in: Gear, News

The IMM Living Wisdom USB 2.0 flash drive has a name inspired by the idea in some religions that feathers represent wisdom.  This silver-colored feather USB drive has a capacity of 2.0 GB and is USB 2.0/1.1.  The Living Wisdom flash drive is $35.99 and is sold by AudioCubes.

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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 bootRead More…

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Lexar JumpDrive Secure II Plus USB Flash Drive Review

on Thursday, April 22nd, 2010
Posted in: Gear, Reviews

What do you look for in a USB flash drive? A snazzy plastic shell? Keychain attachment? Built in security software? How about a built in storage capacity meter? If you raised your hand on that last one, you’ll want to read this review of the Lexar JumpDrive Secure II Plus USB Flash Drive.

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Flexi PC Pet ID Tag

on Monday, March 29th, 2010
Posted in: News, Pet Gadgets

The Flexi PC Pet ID Tag gives you one more way to identify your pet to help you get him back if your dog ever is lost.  The Flexi PC Pet ID Tag is a 64 MB USB drive housed in water- and shock-proof housing.  It has an autorun program that lets you easily enter your contact information, contactRead More…

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Quirky Split Stick Helps Keep Your Office and Home Life Separate

on Monday, March 15th, 2010
Posted in: Gear, News

At least the Split Stick, a double-ended USB stick from Quirky, will keep your home and office files separate.  Each end of this stick houses a retractable 4 GB USB drive.  The Split Stick is made of rubber-coated anodized aluminum;  available colors are black, pink, or orange.  You can choose from a variety of etched designs to identifyRead More…

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SuperTalent 32GB Pico USB Flash Drive Review

on Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010

USB flash drives have been around for awhile now.  They come in many shapes, sizes, and capacities.  Like most gadgeteers we love our USB flash drives to have a beautiful shape, small size, and of course large capacity.  That’s where SuperTalent’s 32GB Pico USB flash drive comes in.

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Lightsaber Duel, USB Style

on Thursday, February 25th, 2010

ThinkGeek has been steadily importing Star Wars ephemera from across the pond for quite some time, making available goods that would never have previously seen the light of day stateside.  And honestly, how did we live for so long before without our lightsaber chopsticks?  Their latest offering is in the form of  lightsaber-shaped USB drives, andRead More…

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Man’s Watch with Hidden USB Flash Drive

on Monday, January 4th, 2010
Posted in: News, Watches, Clocks

I seem to be obsessed by USB flash drive jewelry, but apparently I’m not the only one.  ThinkGeek has a man’s watch with an 8 GB USB drive hidden on the back of the watch face.  The watch is black polyurethane with a stainless steel “frame” around the watch face and a mineral crystal.  InRead More…

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Seagate FreeAgent DockStar Network Adapter Review

on Wednesday, December 30th, 2009
Posted in: Computer Gear, Reviews

The Seagate FreeAgent DockStar is small network adapter made especially for Seagate FreeAgent Go portable hard drives. It’s compatible with both PCs and Macs and is a simple way to connect up to four external USB 2.0 storage devices (hard drives and/or flash drives) including a FreeAgent Go to the Internet so that you canRead More…

The LaCie Rikiki confirms that good things come in tiny packages

on Wednesday, December 16th, 2009

USB external hard drives come in all sorts of shapes, sizes and colors. The new Rikiki drives from LaCie have to be one of the smallest and sleekest drives on the market. They house a 2.5in drives available in capacities of 250GB to 640GB. Encased in brushed aluminum, the LaCie Rikiki, which means “tiny” inRead More…

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Monteverde Invincia USB Pen

on Sunday, December 6th, 2009
Posted in: News

If you’d like a beautiful USB flash drive, but the sparkly Samsung lock necklace isn’t for you, check out the Monteverde Invincia USB pens.  The Invincia USB is available in two designs, the chrome cap with carbon fiber body as shown in the picture, and with a black cap and a black-and-white tile patterned body. Read More…

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Samsung USB Flash Drive Jewelry

on Saturday, December 5th, 2009
Posted in: News

Are you a geeky, yet fashionable girl – or do you know someone who is?  Would you like to wear your data around your neck in something a little nicer than those utilitarian plastic capsules?  Amazon has a line of usb jewelry by Samsung that is just what you need.  They offer a few designs,Read More…