Archive for USB Flash Drives

Verbatim Store n Go USB Drive Now Available

Posted in USB Flash Drives by Conner Flynn on March 23rd, 2011

It looks like Verbatim has finally decided to release its new Store n Go USB drive. These drives are available in 8GB, 16GB and 32GB storage spaces. The attraction here is that these drives are super-tiny, but with good capacity for the size.

These drives have a USB 2.0 interface and will deliver read and write speeds of up to 11 MB/s and 3 MB/s. The Verbatim Store n Go USB drive is available now in Europe and will cost you about $25 and up.

Official LEGO USB Drive

Posted in USB Flash Drives by Conner Flynn on March 13th, 2011

Lego fanatics can never get enough colored bricks or mini Lego people, so they will love this toy. The Classic LEGO Minifigure is now available as a USB flash drive. How awesome is that? This is a Lego Mini-fig with a 2GB USB flash memory drive inside.

You can store all of those pictures of your Lego creations, MP3s, games, documents and whatever. It will also attach to your keychain, so you won’t lose it. The official LEGO USB flash drive is compatible with Mac and PC as well as every geek it comes into contact with.

Heineken Beer Bottle USB Flash Drive

Posted in USB Flash Drives by Conner Flynn on March 1st, 2011

If you are a little too in love with beer and have a soft spot for Heineken in particular, you might want to store your data in this Heineken Beer Bottle USB Flash Drive. While the popular company has been brewing beer since 1873, this USB drive is new.

This mini Heineken Beer Bottle will hold your pictures, videos, music and other data, while reminding you how much you could use a drink. Great conversation starter.

17,000 USB sticks left at dry cleaners in 2010

Posted in USB Flash Drives by Conner Flynn on March 1st, 2011

Shopping for a USB stick? Might as well just go to a laundromat or a dry cleaners. There has apparently been a 400 per cent increase in the number of USB sticks being left behind in clothes to be dry cleaned. The news comes from a survey taken by more than 500 dry cleaners and laundrettes. About 17,000 USB sticks were left in 2010, that’s four times the number found in 2009.

It’s an epidemic that shows no signs of stopping. Sometimes it is in your shirt, sometimes in your pants, but it always ends up in the wash. Please do your part and save a USB stick today.

Victorinox introduces a slim range of flash drives

Posted in USB Flash Drives by Conner Flynn on January 11th, 2011

If these flash drives look like knives, that is no mistake. Knife maker Victorinox has unveiled it new range of Slim Flash Drives in penknife cases. And no, these won’t get you in trouble at the airport. The Victorinox Slim and Slim Duo include all the standard pocket knife functions including blade, nail file and scissors, so you will always be ready for any task.

The Victorinox Slim flash drive can store up to 64Gb of data and can be secured using a personal password, with 128GB for the Victorinox Slim Duo. The Victorinox Secure SSD is actually the world’s smallest 256GB solid-state drive and includes security software that provides automatic back-up functions with Zero-Footprint capability to ensure anonymity while web surfing. The bookmarks and favorites manager will synchronize your documents and folders between more than one computer as well.

Mimobot Batman Flash Drives

Posted in USB Flash Drives by Conner Flynn on January 11th, 2011

I’m a huge Batman fan, so I couldn’t believe it when I saw these. Mimobot Flash drives are finally embracing The Dark Knight himself, as well as some friends and enemies. The Batman line has versions of the old style Batman, new batman, Catwoman, Robin and the Joker.

Hopefully we will see more heroes soon, like the Green Lantern, Superman, and the Flash. These look awesome and should sell well for the company.

Retro Toy Robot USB Flash Drive

Posted in USB Flash Drives by Conner Flynn on December 30th, 2010

This USB flash drive from the Spanish company Deego is too cute for words. It’s clearly not the sort of robot that kills. He’s more the kind you find in a retro toy chest. He’s styled like an old classic toy robot figure.

This robot is USB 2.0 compliant and compatible with Windows 98SE, Me, XP, 2000 Pro, Vista, Mac OS 9.x and 10.2.8. It’s available in 2GB and 4GB versions. The price starts at €18,90 EUR ($25). Totally worth it. I might have to get one for myself.

Violin USB Flash Drive

Posted in USB Flash Drives by Conner Flynn on December 19th, 2010

Here’s a flash drive for those of you who like to whine and play the tiniest violin in the world. Well, we aren’t sure if this is the tiniest, but it is small. The Violin USB Flash Drive will cost you just $19.

It’s perfect for holding all of your classical music and digital sheet music and whatever else you violin players have. It comes in a 4GB capacity and is compatible with Windows 7, Vista, XP, 2000 and Mac OS. Great gift for the music lover.

TRON Light Cycle USB Drives

Posted in USB Flash Drives by Conner Flynn on November 29th, 2010

TRON: Legacy is coming out very soon so the TRON memorabilia is everywhere right now. These TRON Light Cycle USb drives are available in both 4GB and 8GB capacities and are available in both white and black. We love drives like this, because they display nicely and don’t just store data and look boring.

As a bonus, the wheel base flashes. It wouldn’t be TRON without the lights. The 4GB drive will cost you $25 and it’s $35 for the 8GB version.

DeLorean USB Flash Drive

Posted in USB Flash Drives by Conner Flynn on November 24th, 2010

Flash Rods makes a habit of finding the coolest die-cast cars to integrate flash drives into. In this case they have transformed a 1:18 scale model of the DeLorean DMC-12 car from the Back to the Future movie into a fully working 500GB USB flash drive.

This highly detailed car/flash drive features both gull wing doors and a hood that you can open. It makes the perfect geek storage device. Doc Emmet Brown and Marty McFly would be proud.

Transcend JetFlash 600 and JetFlash 620 Flash Drives

Posted in USB Flash Drives by Conner Flynn on November 18th, 2010

Transcend has a few new flash drives. The JetFlash 600 and JetFlash 620. These flash drives deliver 64GB of storage space, allowing users to store over 16,000 pictures or songs in high quality, 640 minutes of Full HD videos, or tons documents. The JetFlash 600 and JetFlash 620 feature read speeds of up to 32MB/s and write speeds of up to 18MB/s.

The JetFlash 620 comes bundled with Transcend’s JetFlash SecureDrive software that helps safeguard your data by creating a private, password-protected area on the JetFlash drive, ensuring that sensitive data never falls into the wrong hands.

Super Talent launches new USB 3.0 Flash Drives

Posted in USB Flash Drives by Conner Flynn on November 1st, 2010

Super Talent is getting ready to launch a new line of budget-friendly USB 3.0 flash drives called the Express Duo. They come in both 8GB and 16GB capacities and feature a USB 3.0/2.0 interface.

These flash drives promise to deliver transfer speeds of up to 67MB/s (USB 3.0). The Express Duo USB 3.0 flash drives will be available in November for $14 for the 8GB version and $29 for the 16GB version.

ADATA announces NBA Player USB 2.0 Flash Drives

Posted in USB Flash Drives by Conner Flynn on October 19th, 2010

ADATA has announced their new series of NBA player USB flash drives, all of which are officially licensed by the National Basketball Association. Now you can store data within your favorite NBA players and display them proudly when not in use. They are all without heads of course.

The A-Data NBA 2010 flash drives will be available through selected distributors and resellers, but only in the United States. Sorry to the rest of the world. No info on pricing or availability yet though.

Glow-in-the-dark LEGO Brick USB Key

Posted in USB Flash Drives by Conner Flynn on October 15th, 2010

Looking for something in a USB key that goes with your new Wiimote? Well check this out. A LEGO USB key that is also glow-in-the-dark.

The Zip Zip Glow in the Dark USB key will apparently glow in the dark for several hours and is available in several capacities, ranging from 2GB to 16GB. This cool Lego accessory will cost you $35 to $90. At least you won’t lose it at night with that glow.

A-Data intros a new line of rugged USB Flash Drives

Posted in USB Flash Drives by Conner Flynn on October 14th, 2010

A-Data has introduced their newest line of rugged USB flash drives, the S007. These drives come in capacities ranging from 4GB to 32GB, are waterproof and shockproof and feature a rubber housing.

It sports a USB 2.0/1.1 interface and these drives are fully compliant with the US MIL-STD-810F-514.5C-3 military standards. These drives offer read and write speeds of up to 30 MB/s and 8 MB/s.