USB 3.0

Flix on Stix Skips the DVDs, Puts Movies on Your USB Flash Drive

Flix on Stix Skips the DVDs, Puts Movies on Your USB Flash Drive

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.

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Teeny Tiny Portable Harddrives from Verbatim

Teeny Tiny Portable Harddrives from Verbatim

Here's a few super cute (or super manly, if you like) harddrives coming out from the fine folks at Verbatim. They are the Acclaim, the Wallet Drive, the Store ‘n’ Go® SuperSpeed USB 3.0 compact portable hard drive, and the TUFF-‘N’-TINY™ USB flash drive. The Acclaim is palm sized, sleek, aesthetically nice, and features USB Turbo Speed for super-fast data transfer. Pre loaded with backup software for file, folder, and complete backup and recovery, comes in 320 and 500GB for their Fire Engine Red and Electric Blue versions. For their Piano Black finish version, they offer 320, 500, 640GB and 1TB. From there, they just keep getting smaller.

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Iomega eGo 1TB USB 3.0 HDD Review

Iomega eGo 1TB USB 3.0 HDD Review

We're spoiled for choice when it comes to external hard drives, and given a large number of people base their decision primarily on price-per-gigabyte, a manufacturer has to offer something compelling if they want to stand out from the crowd. Iomega's latest eGo drive offers both 1TB and USB 3.0, complete with a semi-ruggedized chassis. Check out the full SlashGear review after the cut.

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More Gigabyte Sandy Bridge motherboards revealed, including monster P67A-UD7

More Gigabyte Sandy Bridge motherboards revealed, including monster P67A-UD7

A further five Gigabyte 6 Series motherboards intended for Intel's second-gen "Sandy Bridge" Core processors have emerged, after we showed you the first three models (the P67A-UD3R, P67A-UD3 and H67MA-UD2H) back in October. The Gigabyte P67A-UD7, P67A-UD5, P67A-UD4, P67A-UD3P and H67A-UD3H all get USB 3.0 and SATA 6Gbps support, together with an Intel 6-series chipset for LGA 1155 processors.

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PhotoFast GM2 SFV1 256GB SSD upgrade kit for 11.6″ MacBook Air outed

PhotoFast GM2 SFV1 256GB SSD upgrade kit for 11.6″ MacBook Air outed

iFixit weren't exactly impressed with the new MacBook Air's upgrade potential, with Apple soldering the RAM into place and using a non-standard SSD, but that hasn't stopped PhotoFast from coming out with a new accessory.  The GM2 SFV1 offers 256GB for your 11.6-inch Air (for which Apple only offers a 128GB option), as well as bundling a USB 3.0 adapter to make the most of the SSD you've removed.

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