04/30/2010, Fancy picking up a USB flash drive with a game bundled as well? That’s what Patriot Memory is offering with their Patriot Xporter USB flash drive that has a preloaded copy of the zero gravity first-person shooter known as Shattered Horizon. This bundle will be accompanied by a Steam download code that allows users to download and install the game, taking the jump into the action in a jiffy. You […]
04/30/2010, Patriot Memory has rolled out a couple of SuperSpeed USB 3.0 adapter cards that come in the form of the PCUSB3PCIE and PCUSB3EXP. The former is an adapter card that targets desktop PCs, throwing in a couple of SuperSpeed USB 3.0 ports that are capable of hitting a theoretical data transfer of up to 5Gbps data throughput. As for the PCUSB3EXP, you will also be able to enjoy USB 3.0 […]
04/29/2010, The BrainWave desktop microwave concept is something we really wouldn’t mind having in the office, especially during those late night sessions. This microwave oven comes with a USB port and RFID scanner built-in. So all you have to do is open the packet of pre-packed food, get the utensil that has a built-in RFID chip out of the package, scan it on the microwave and the device will know how long […]
04/29/2010, Folks over in Europe looking for a secure USB flash drive will be happy to know that the DataTraveler 5000 USB Flash Drive from Kingston is now available in Europe. We previously told you that this drive is FIPS 140-2 Level 2 certified with Level 3 pending, and offers built-in 256-bit AES hardware encryption for another layer of security. To further enhance the security of your data, the drive uses […]
04/28/2010, With solid state drives (SSD) becoming more common, it’s not surprising to see that Buffalo has come up with a USB 3.0 external SSD. The SHD-PEHU3 series of portable drives will be available in capacities ranging from 64GB to 256GB and will cost from 26,400 Yen ($280) to 100,900 Yen ($1,073) from May 10. We’re really looking forward to seeing portable drives with USB 3.0 connections becoming mainstream, after all, […]
04/28/2010, The folks over at Lok-it have a solution that aims to help you keep your private files private on your flash drive. The Lok-it secure USB flash drive doesn’t allow the contents of the flash drive to be accessed until you’ve entered the correct password on the drive. Without the password, the drive will not even show up as active hardware, preventing any communication between the host computer and the […]
04/27/2010, Another flash drive amidst the billion other different designs in the market isn’t anything special, but considering that everybody is looking forward to the mass adoption of USB 3.0, we do welcome another USB 3.0 flash drive. Thanks to the speedy connection, this device supports a data transfer speed of 400MB/s. There isn’t any information on pricing or availability at the moment.
04/27/2010, Watches that sport USB flash memory in them aren’t new, but this USB Memory Watch concept looks quite cool, unlike most USB memory watches out there. The USB connector at the end of the watch is of a retractable design, so it won’t get in the way of things. The face of the watch even has an indicator to give you a visual representation of how much storage space is […]
04/27/2010, Who knows how many billion types of USB hubs there are in the market, but you have to admit that this Chicken Burger USB Hub does stand out a little different from the rest, obviously due to its resemblance to a tasty chicken burger. It’s a 4-port USB 2.0 hub made of polyresin, and from the looks of it, offers a removable bun. It’ll set you back $19, but that’s […]
04/27/2010, USB chargers don’t always have to look like ugly black boxes, as can be proven by these heart-shaped USB chargers. Available in bright red, light pink and a darker pink, these chargers will be able to recharge devices that require a USB port for power. It’ll set you back $31, which might be a tad expensive, but it could make a pretty gift.
04/26/2010, Fancy fitting in a full size keyboard into your pants pocket? That is virtually impossible to do unless you are a clown with oversized pants, but Thanko has a solution in the form of the full size USB keyboard which is “broken” down into a quartet of connected segments, letting you fold it over each other into a pocket-friendly rectangle. Makes for a great partner for folks who tend to […]
04/26/2010, Having a large external hard drive is always a nice thing, but if you don’t have a fast connection to transfer your data to and from the drive, using it is going to be a tedious process. That’s probably why Samsung has officially announced a USB 3.0 version of its STORY range of external hard drives. The new STORY Station 3.0 is now available in capacities of 1TB or 2TB […]
04/24/2010, It was previously speculated that Apple’s iPad would be able to support USB audio and perhaps some other devices via the USB port granted by the iPad Camera Connection Kit. But now tests have shown that it can work with many USB headphones and microphones, allowing users to make and receive VoIP calls with a normal USB headset. USB keyboards also seem to work, but that is less of a […]
04/21/2010, The T Power USB stick could very well be a load of cock and bull, considering it touts itself to reduce eyestrain, help blood circulation and generally improve your health and vitality as long as it remains plugged in while you’re using your computer. Anyone given this £39.95 seemingly-quack solution a go yet?