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R2D2 USB Flash Drive Cufflinks up for pre-order

R2D2 USB Flash Drive Cufflinks up for pre-order

A brand new pair of R2D2 USB Flash Drive Cufflinks are proving today that just because Star Wars themed technology can be cute, it doesn't mean it's going to be cheap. Silver plated with enamel, 2GB of storage on each cufflink, and made with an engravable whale back closure, these links will set you back $200 USD a pair. Should you just happen to be in the market for a pair of these lovely little droids, you'll be getting free shipping as a bonus.

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SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: June 1, 2012

SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: June 1, 2012

This morning we've got to let you in on what we did last night: covered none other than the world premiere of Prometheus in Leicester Square, London! We've got a couple of gigantic features for you, starting with our Red Carpet rundown and Movie Review and moving on to an interview with Prometheus writers Damon Lindelof and Jon Spaihts. After that we move completely to the other end of the spectrum with our tiny Chewbacca MIMOMICRO microSD Card Reader Review. Just goes to show you: SlashGear is diverse in scale!

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Chewbacca MIMOMICRO microSD Card Reader Review

Chewbacca MIMOMICRO microSD Card Reader Review

The Mimoco Chewbacca MIMOMICRO microSD Card Reader may well be the tiniest piece of hardware we've ever reviewed here on SlashGear, and I do dare say the cutest as well. What we've got here is a Star Wars inspired microSD Card Reader coming straight from the folks who are now famous for creating the most excitingly vibrant USB flashdrives on the planet. Here instead of calling them Mimobots, they've called them MIMOMICRO due to their slightly changed functionality - and wouldn't you know it, they world just as fabulous!

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Satechi expands USB with 3.0 and 2.0 Aluminum hubs

Satechi expands USB with 3.0 and 2.0 Aluminum hubs

This week the folks at Satechi are bringing a couple of small accessories to the world of USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 ports for your computer. They've got one rather smashingly vibrant looking yellow-colored USB 3.0 hub that will allow you to make use of your single USB 3.0 here expanded to four! Satechi also expands your USB 2.0 port to four lovely ports in a new hub made especially for Apple computers with its cool aluminum construction.

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The Sharper Image Compact Computer Desk with Speakers is odd

The Sharper Image Compact Computer Desk with Speakers is odd

The Sharper Image has been around for a long time and offers some of the strangest, and at times cheesiest, gadgets and accessories for technology fans you'll find outside of Japan. If you work from a notebook, you may be using a laptop docking station with USB ports and a cooling fan. If you have a really fancy docking station, you might even have a couple of extra speakers inside.

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Genius unveils Kids Designers II graphics tablet

Genius unveils Kids Designers II graphics tablet

If you have a child in your family that's a budding artist, always at work on little art projects, Genius has a new product perfect for your little one. The product is a little graphics tablet called Kids Designers II, and the usable area of the tablet measures 5" x 8". The tablet has large buttons that are easy to press with little fingers, and the device is an educational tool that lets kids paint, create, learn, and play little games.

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myCharge extended battery lineup 2012 refresh hands-on

myCharge extended battery lineup 2012 refresh hands-on

The folks at myCharge have extended their product line again with a whole new series of battery packs for your iPhone, iPad, Android, and micro USB-capable products galore. We got the chance to take a peek at a few of them this week, with the myCharge Peak 6000 extended battery being the king of the pack right here next to the Quest 1000, Journey 1000, Trek 2000, and Summit 3000, each of them with their own set of plugs and abilities. Have a peek at not only the myCharge family here, but listen in as Greg from myCharge explains what makes this mobile battery solution unique.

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AOC 22-inch LCD gets juiced from USB

AOC 22-inch LCD gets juiced from USB

Once upon a time, only tiny sub-display monitors bypassed dedicated graphics outputs and used USB; now, AOC has a whopping 22-incher that delivers plug'n'play extension without the GPU hassle. The AOC e2251Fwu High Definition USB Powered Display may not have a sexy name but it's potentially a godsend to notebook users, displaying a 1920 x 1080 picture with both image and power supplied from a single USB connection.

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