Brando has a bunch of really odd USB gadgets that users can choose from. Many of the USB gadgets it has are flash drives and the latest flash drive from Brando isn’t as secure as it looks. The flash drive looks like a brass padlock you might use to lock your storage building.
If you've ever had a bunch of cheap USB flash drives that you've tossed around and abused, and perhaps cursed at for not having enough capacity due to you're data hoarding, then this concept design called the Collector USB Flash Drive will have you drooling. The Collector lets you custom configure as well as expand the memory capacity of your USB stick via the swapping of microSD cards. You may never have to delete anything off your USB stick again.
fungus amungus posted this over on Instructables last week. It's a simple mod that allows you to turn a dead Nintendo Entertainment System into a neat little USB gadget. This is a simple little hack, but it's definitely worth checking out. It's a two part mod, he needed to modify both the NES and the cartridges to make the whole NES USB-Flash franken-marriage happen. But, broken NES's are a dime a dozen, and anyone can get Tetris on a hundred-dozen different platforms.
Back in September of 2001, I mentioned that the cool Keyport key hiding slider thingy had gained a new feature with the ability to add a flash drive into one of the ports. If you forget exactly what this thing is, it's a small box that can hide up to six special keys inside that slide you when you need them.
We're not entirely sure why you'd want a hand-crafted, silver-plated 4GB memory key in the shape of a pebble, but perhaps Valentine's 2011 is geek-themed and nobody bothered faxing to let us know. LaCie's latest design partnership is with Christofle, the end result being the Galet USB Key.
Active Media Products outs a strange and novel flash drive every now and again and often the things look like bullets. The latest addition to the world of novelty flash drives from the company looks like a small .22 caliber bullet that's larger than life to fit the flash storage inside. The little bullet drive has a metal casing.
Sharkoon has unveiled a new flash drive for geeks looking for all out speed for this storage devices. The new drive is called the Flexi-Drive Extreme Duo and it promises some very fast read and write speeds. The little flash drive has read and write performance of up to 130MB/s.
Patriot Memory has announced the launch of a new USB 3.0 drive that is crazy fast and uses a single chip inside. The new flash drive is called the Supersonic and works with the USB 3.0 interface on computers today. The flash drive has a quad channel architecture and is very small and light.
While going into a store and finding a DVD or Blu-ray to rent may not be what's popular anymore, other services like Netflix and Hulu are seeing quite the attraction, thanks to the fact that you don't actually have to go anywhere other than your computer, TV, or maybe as far as your mailbox to watch a movie. Then, there's services like Redbox that allow you to rent a movie for cheap, on a daily rate, and then return it back to the kiosk when your'e finished with it. But, Flix on Stix wants to take that idea, and make it a bit more useful for those who may not want an actual DVD to take home, or have to worry about returning it.
We talk about Super Talent quite a bit with the company always seeming to be offering up a new flash drive or SSD for us to check out. Today that company is back with a cool new flash drive that works with USB 3.0 and offers a virtual PC inside as well. The new device combines Creedo Personal with the Super Talent USB 3.0 Express RAM Cache flash drive.