USB Drive

LaCie RuggedKey packs encrypted data in toughened shell

LaCie RuggedKey packs encrypted data in toughened shell

LaCie has launched a new toughened memory stick, the LaCie RuggedKey, cladding a toughened flash chip in a resilient rubber bumper. The RuggedKey, which will be available in 16GB and 32GB capacities, connects via USB 3.0 and is capable of withstanding 100m drops, extremes of heat and cold, and IP-54 level dust and water. Perhaps best of all, it looks like a little neon grenade.

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Halo 4 multiplayer requirements skyrocket

Halo 4 multiplayer requirements skyrocket

It appears that users hoping to play the Halo 4 multiplayer mode in the near future will perhaps be needing to clear out some space from their system first, as "at least an 8GB USB flash drive or an Xbox 360 Hard Drive" will be required to take action. This word comes from Xbox's official feed in which they also say they "highly reccommend" the hard drive option for those seeking out a fully "optimal" experience. Good games and good graphics don't come cheap!

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Sony Micro Vault MACH USB 3.0 Flash Drive revealed

Sony Micro Vault MACH USB 3.0 Flash Drive revealed

There's a new USB in town, and with it you'll see the oncoming wave of devices made to slot in with it for speeds never before associated with those three letters: Sony brings with it this week its Micro Vault MACH USB 3.0 Flash Drive. This sleek ninja of a memory stick comes in 8GB, 16GB, and 64GB capacities and is able to hit 120 MB/s read / 90 MB/s write for transfers. This device has an aluminum body on the outside, retractable USB connector on one end, and LED indicator on the other.

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TRON: Legacy Light Cycle USB Drives Light Up When Connected

TRON: Legacy Light Cycle USB Drives Light Up When Connected

If anyone thought that the marketing push for the upcoming movie TRON: Legacy was going to die down, it doesn't look like that's going to happen any time soon. Which makes sense, considering the movie is just about to launch on theater screens around the world. And, while perhaps having the "look" of a TRON-themed gadget may be enough, we fully expect a TRON-themed device to light up in some fashion or another. And thankfully these USB drives do just that.

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Professor has 10 Years of Work on Laptop Stolen, Thief Returns it on USB Stick

Professor has 10 Years of Work on Laptop Stolen, Thief Returns it on USB Stick

The general perception of a thief is that, once they get whatever it is they're trying to get their hands on, you won't see them, or your stuff, ever again. But, there are always exceptions to the rule. And, in Sweden, that exception is alive and well. An unnamed professor teaching in northern Sweden recently had a laptop stolen, and in the process 10 years of work that had been stored on it. But, the story actually has a happy ending.

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Verbatim Clip-It USB Drive Weighs Literally Nothing, Comes in Multiple Colors

Verbatim Clip-It USB Drive Weighs Literally Nothing, Comes in Multiple Colors

For those interested in tech, the specifics of a device or gadget are generally enough to rile up the masses. Featuring the latest and greatest gets the attention, but we imagine that if you're announcing another USB memory stick, then you need something other than "It stores this much." Verbatim, obviously hindered by the other specifications of their new Clip-It USB drives have managed to do the impossible: make the world's first weightless object. According to Verbatim, anyway.

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