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Lexar 16GB USB JumpDrives with optional encryption

Lexar 16GB USB JumpDrives with optional encryption

Lexar has rolled out a pair of 16GB USB flash drives in its JumpDrive range, the FireFly and Secure II Plus.  The FireFly is the more basic of the two, with a simple blue LED indicator to show drive activity and red colored casing.  The Secure II, meanwhile, has a built-in capacity meter indicating how much storage space remains.  It also includes 256-bit AES encryption software to secure whatever data is on it.

OWC Mercury Elite-AL Pro Dual-Drive gets powered USB hub

OWC Mercury Elite-AL Pro Dual-Drive gets powered USB hub

OWC have updated their Mercury Elite-AL Pro dual-drive external hard-drive with a powered USB 2.0 hub, still keeping the Mac-style design while boosting capacity up to 2TB.  There are now two USB 2.0 ports on the back and a third on the front, handy for plugging in USB memory sticks, with a high-performance USB bridge to ensure maximum speed to all of the ports and the internal drives themselves.

 

Solid Alliance’s latest USB Drive

Solid Alliance’s latest USB Drive

The Solid Alliance has yet again provided me with a good laugh on this Friday morning. Which is good because my caffeine won't seem to kick in enough to wake me up. They have yet another ridiculously designed USB drive.

Fabrik [re]drive claims most eco-cred for USB hard-drives

Fabrik [re]drive claims most eco-cred for USB hard-drives

External hard-drive manufacturer Fabrik have announced what they're calling "the world’s most energy-efficient, resource-conscious, Turbo USB 2.0 external storage and backup drive", the SimpleTech [re]drive.  Basically a 500GB USB 2.0 hard-drive, Fabrik have used bamboo and recycled aluminum for the enclosure and coupled it with an EnergyStar compliant power adaptor.

Sato USB Drive from the Solid Alliance

Sato USB Drive from the Solid Alliance

Apparently it's flash drive Friday, because I've managed to write up two in a row thus far. We'll see if I can toss in one more this afternoon. This one comes straight from the infamous Solid Alliance.

Star Wars Mimobot Series 3

Star Wars Mimobot Series 3

My thoughts on the Star Wars Mimobots is always a little shaky. Thus far there are very very few that I would actually consider forking out the cash for. However, I'm actually really liking series three.

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