Flash Memory

Most smartphones and tablets do not have expandable memory. One way around this is to purchase the device with as much built-in memory as possible. But for those of you that didn’t think that far ahead when you bought your device and now find that storage space is low, you might want to consider a… Read More

Need a USB flash drive but the everyday ones just aren’t tough enough for you? GorillaDrive might be your new data storage best friend. It’s crush- and water-resistant and includes a metal lanyard loop. Plus, it looks tough. Gadget on! Specs Host Interface: Universal Serial Bus 2.0/1.1 (USB2.0/1.1), UHCI (Universal Host Controller Interface) Supported Operating… Read More

I learned in the Microsoft world that connections and drivers and CODECs were the worst part of this brave new world. Plug and Play was an improvement, but it always seemed like I couldn’t upgrade my equipment until I’d forgotten about that tech and was now behind a different generation or two. Then I moved into… Read More

I normally use my new iPod Touch 6G just to have an iOS device to play around with and to test iOS accessories and associated apps for the Gadgeteer; thus, I do not keep a lot of files on my iPod. However, there are those in my family who do keep a lot of files… Read More

If you have ever attended a trade show, you have probably picked up more than a few freebie USB flash drives with various company’s logos emblazoned on them. If you have your own company, club, event or group and have thought about buying a bulk order of flash drives with your own logo to use… Read More

So, it might seem with my last two posts that I may be running out of storage on my iOS devices. This is not exactly true, the fact is I just happen to run across these products at the same time and thought they were neat. But if you are running out of storage for… Read More

The Lexar Professional microSDXC/SDHC UHS-II cards are not just fast, they are 1000x fast. That means their high-speed performance is perfect for the capture of high-quality images and extended lengths of 1080p full-HD, 3D, and 4K video that you capture with your smartphones, tablets and action cameras. And if you don’t have a smartphone, tablet… Read More

Last December, I reviewed the i-FlashDrive external storage for iOS device from Brando.  It was basically a flash drive that plugged into an iOS device with a Lightning connector to serve as a backup and/or external storage device, and it could work with a computer as a flash drive.  It was a convenient way to… Read More

I know there are more than a few of you out there who love those little yellow gibberish-speaking Minion characters from the Despicable Me movies and their soon to be released solo movie due out in July. Now you can have your own set of Dave, Kevin and Stuart Minions that not only look cute… Read More

The Type-C USB flash memory drive from Patriot has been designed for computers that feature a Type-C USB port like Apple’s new MacBook. Whether you hate the idea of a laptop with just one port or love it, you have to admit that it will be a hassle to use an adapter every time you… Read More

If you don’t like to leave home without your digital data, you should check out the Corsair Flash Survivor Stealth USB 3.0 flash drive.  The casing is made of anodized, aircraft-grade aluminum, and it’s waterproof to 200 meters, and it’s both vibration- and shock-resistant.  Because it’s USB 3.0, it offers read-speeds up to 4 times faster… Read More

These Lexar JumpDrive M10 Secure USB 3.0 flash drives have a little eInk screen on the front that constantly show you the amount of free space left in the drive.  Because they are USB 3.0 drives, they are up to 4x faster (up to 100MB/s read and 55MB/s write) than USB 2.0 drives.  Your data is… Read More

The iBRIDGE from Leef is a unique “J” shaped flash drive made specially for Apple iOS devices with Lightning connectors. iBRIDGE gives iOS users more storage space on their devices without needing to delete photos, videos, music or apps. Available in capacities ranging from 16GB to 256GB, it curves round the back of a device… Read More

Or you could protect them with a Direwolf, if you prefer.  The 8GB USB flash drives concealed inside these Game of Thrones designs are ultra-thin, ultra-fast, and waterproof.  The Hand is a functional pin, and the Direwolf has a ring for attaching to your keychain.  Both are made of a zinc alloy; the wolf has… Read More

We recently told you about the i-FlashDrive with both a USB and a Lightning connector and that, when used your own microSD card, allowed you to transfer files between a computer and the iOS device.  The i-FlashDrive II drops the USB connector, and it allows you to use full-sized SD cards as well as microSD… Read More