There have been a lot of problems caused by people bringing in storage devices from home to their workplace. While most people who do this bring in clean drives, others might bring in those with viruses or those that are improperly formatted. Things like this can cause problems on the network and pose a security risk. But with the new IEEE 1667 format standard, things should be getting better.
If you don't mind your Star Wars memorabilia with a healthy dose of cutesy, kitschy appeal, then you'll most likely appreciate the Han Solo Carbonite USB Drive. I mean, you can store your data, and remember how Han Solo was frozen in agony in carbonite in The Empire Strikes Back.
For those looking for a bit more USB storage than the standard drive offers, Super Talent Technology has announced their new Luxio line of USB drives that can provide you with a maximum of 64GB of extra space.
The Luxio drives are pretty stylish on top of their large capacity for a small package benefits. Measuring in at .8-inch by 3-inches by .4-inch, the Luxio drives are encased in UV-coated ABS/PC and feature zinc trim that's chrome-plated. You also have several color options including wood grain, black and silver.
With the variety of flash-based media cards in the market, how could you tell which works the best on your high speed Digital camera? Does the lightening fast Sandisk Ducati or Extreme IV series CompactFlash warrant the premium price for your DSLR? Rob Galbraith has the answer for you; they’ve been testing in camera writing speed in both Jpeg and Raw format on numbers of popular Digital SLR for ages. Their latest updates are Nikon D90, Canon EOS 50D and Sony A900; and the latter tops 35MB/S write speed with Sandisk Ducati CompactFlash.
We cover a lot of different flash drives here on SlashGear, but this one has to be the most expensive, by far. The Incrudo 8GB USB Drive costs a whopping $837. Can you believe it?
By means of a partnership between Mattel and Emerson Electronics, a Funkeys USB Flash Drive and speakers will be available exclusively from Target this fall. Cute little things, aren't they?
Why, oh why do I love novelty flash drives? Regardless of the answer--which, let's face it, would take awhile to uncover within my odd psychology--this thumb drive is a fun little novelty.
The 2GB USB Real Thumb Drive takes its name to heart. The tiny flash drive sports 2 GB of storage all the while packaged within a case that looks like a human thumb. You might remember this little gadget from last year. But this time around, you get 2 gigs instead of just 1.