Very cool and fun USB Drives or “sticks”!
“Popular culture inevitably absorbs counter-cultural symbols and gestures. Think about the hippie peace sign or the rocker’s devil horn salute. More recently, inner-city gang hand signs are routinely ‘thrown up’ by friends posing for pictures and by celebrities in magazines.
2 GB STORAGE
$35 AVAILABLE IN FEBRUARY”
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Are you still looking for a perfect “geek” gift? Well you can’t go wrong with something from the Star Wars franchise.
For example, what geek wouldn’t love to have Darth next to them providing all kinds of USB goodness or darkness.
Vader – once Anakin Skywalker, though that name no longer has any meaning to him – When we were just younglings, that breathy evil space-samurai used to give us nightmares. Now, though, Lucas has turned him into a simple misunderstood uberjedi with a few mechanical upgrades. Still, that lovable 7 foot-tall misanthrope is the coolest Jedi evar, and it was about time we turned him into a USB Hub.
480 MBps of digital connectivity in a simple four-port USB 2.0 hub sits on your desk, just oozing sithy malevolence. Plug in your flash drives, scanners, and other devices, and he’ll frighten you with those iron-lungs of his. HHHHHOOOOOOOO-PHERRRRRRR!”
USB 3.0 kicks some serious A$$!
“The new peripheral format will now officially peak at 5Gbps, or about ten times faster than the 2.0 protocol. In actual tests, 25GB of data transfers in nearly 14 minutes over USB 2.0 but just 70 seconds over USB 3.0, significantly outpacing FireWire 800 as well as many hard drives.
USB 3.0 is backwards-compatible with USB 2.0 hardware but won’t work with USB 1.0 devices due to significant changes between the original format and its third generation, which comes more than ten years later.”
(Read all about it HERE)
Kingston DataTraveler 400 hits 16GB
Kingston has just released its 15GB DataTraveler 400 USB flash drive, and this model comes pre-loaded with MigoSync data synchronization software. You will be able to work with different computers simultaneously by directly synchronizing files, e-mail and Internet browser settings onto the drive. With 16GB of storage space, rest assured you won’t run out of capacity anytime soon if all you deal with are regular office documents. Other features include the integrated SecureTraveler software that enables a Privacy Zone, where a password-protected area helps keep your data sae. Each $196 purchase is backed by a 5-year warranty and round the clock technical support.
R2-D2 and Darth Vader USB Hubs
I’m quite happy with my current Belkin hub/dock, but anyone of these two cool Star Wars USB hubs would be more than welcome in case of a switch.
Both hubs, one in the shape of R2-D2 and one Darth Vader bust, will light up their eyes, move their heads and play sound effects every three minutes when being connected to a computer. The sound effects can be switched off.
The Star Wars USB Hubs measures 90(D) x 100(W) x 150(H) mm and will cost around $66 when they are released in Tokyo next month.
Robot USB Drive
This shiny retro style robot USB drive is not only a great looking accessory, he will also be able to carry around your most important data.
This little guy is a 256MB drive and includes a clasp to attach to your keychain, briefcase, or purse. His arms are flexed showing is muscle powers. Made of plastic and metal.
The Robot USB Drive measures 3 1/2(W) x 2(H) inches. The products is available from e-CorporateGifts.com for $28.50.
USB Desk Fan: Love It or Leave It?
Urban Outfitters has really been satisfying my vintage needs lately, but with shiny newness intact. First there was that old-timey USB Webcam, and now this mod-ish USB Desk Fan!
It’s only $15 bucks and unlike that webcam, works for both Macs and PCs.
Since this is basically a miniature-sized version of a fan that I have in my house, I have no qualms about its design and think it’s a bit more attractive than the other USB fans.
Sony unveils not just another USB range
With *so* many USB sticks out there, it’s hard to even garner a cheerful woohoo when someone releases another one (been there done that). Contrary to that (almost) is Sony’s new MicroVault Click and Click Excellence. This new range of USBs boast advance performance and a neat ‘click’ design to retract the connector for swift and easy use.
The MicroVault Click, the smaller and lighter device, comes in a range of sizes from 2GB to 16GB. The Excellence range, slightly more expensive, has a capacity size of between 2MB and 8MB, and up to 31MB read and 11MB/s write times.
Check em out HERE
(Via Shiny Shiny)
Make her a mixtapeusb Drive
A mixtape, which usually reflects the musical tastes of its compiler, can range from a casually selected list of favorite songs, to a conceptual mix of songs linked by a theme or mood, to a highly personal statement tailored to the tape’s intended recipient.
Remember the days before digital music and MP3 players? When you used to make compilations of your favourite music on good old fashioned blank cassette tapes? If you don’t then your parents probably do.
Now you can get the same feeling but minus the ancient technology.
Put your favorite tunes on a handy usb drive!
Get it HERE!
8GB Swiss Army Knife USB Drive
The Swiss army knife with USB drive has been around for a while in a 2GB model. Now you can get a similar multitool with an 8GB storage capacity.
- USB Flash Memory – 8GB
- Knife – Blade Length 34mm
- Scissors – Blade Length 15mm
- Nail File – Length 28mm
- 2.5mm Flat Tip Screwdriver
- Replaceable Ink Cartridge
- Internal Watch Battery for LED light
- Cool Red See-through handle
- Dimension: 58×20x16mm (LxWxD)
The 8GB Swiss Army Knife USB Drive is sold by Chinavsion for 28.53 EUR (about $44 USD). They also offer a 4GB model ($26) from their website.