SanDisk has announced a new USB flash drive this morning. This one is called the SanDisk Ultra Dual USB Drive and offers up to 64GB of storage along with a full-sized and micro-sized USB connection. This drive is intended for Android users, and works with both Mac and Windows on the desktop side.
European cybercriminals have been using USB drives to steal money from cash machines owned by an unnamed bank. Details on the attacks were revealed at the Chaos Computing Congress in Germany recently. The attack involved cutting a hole in the ATM to plug in a USB drive used to install code onto the ATM.
LaCie and Porsche Design have jointly created a sleek new thumb drive aptly named the LaCie Porsche Design USB Key. Unlike many USB drives, the Porsche Design USB Key eschews colorful designs and plastics, aiming more for a sleek, subtle design that blends in on the average key ring and looks professional in a business setting. The thumb drive is available now.
Buffalo has revealed its latest external drive, the DriveStation DDR HD-GDU3, slotting more RAM into the USB 3.0-connected enclosure so as to rival SSD speeds, allegedly, with HDD pricing. The new drive, available in 2TB and 3TB capacities, uses traditional spinning-platter disks to keep prices down, but Buffalo claims that thanks to a combination of caching and other tweaking it'll reach write speeds of up to 400 MB/s.
Mimoco's Legends of MIMOBOT Series has a wide range of characters in it, such as the Star Trek X line that was released back in November, and the Bruce Lee drive before that in August. Now the company has released its latest characters, these ones in honor of President's Day - George Washington and Abraham Lincoln USB flash drives.
Earlier this week we mentioned the folks from Kingston unveiled the worlds first USB 3.0 thumb or flash drive to also have a full 1000GB of storage. We've certainly seen 1TB flash drives before, but none support USB 3.0 at the moment. Today here at CES we managed to quickly get some hands-on pictures with the new flash drive so check it out.
If you're a hard-core superhero fan who liked the last Dark Knight movie, this flash drive will pique your interest. The flash drive is from a company called Infothink and the drive was released to go along with the launch of the Dark Knight Rises on Blu-ray. The drive is in the form of a bust showing Batman's chest and head.
In case you've got a cool two grand laying around and have always wanted a bit of meteorite in your computing arsenal, Zana Design has the solution. The Apophis USB drive is crafted from a variety of rare materials, including certified space rock. It's available for purchase now for $1,990, with a cheaper silver model available at $1,130.
We've heard about the FXI Cotton Candy a lot over the past year, but it still hasn't made it into the hands of users and developers. First detailed last year, we then received some hands-on back in February with the Android powered USB stick. Today however, we've learned this PC and Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich on a thumb drive is shipping now for just $199.