Outdated USB Collector concept

I am quite sure that you would have collected your fair share of USB flash drives by now, attending many press conferences and roadshows where prospectus and flyers now come in the digital format instead of on some high quality paper. Well, designers Lee Seungmin and Jin Juhyun decided that this particular collection of USB flash drives could be put to better use – by coming up with the concept […]


BMW USB key won’t unlock your car

If you want to fool people into thinking you drive a BMW or you just like the idea of owning a key that looks like it unlocks a Bimmer, you’re in luck. BMW has just released a USB flash drive that is designed to look like a BMW key. To extend or retract the USB connector – just hit the trunk button. The other buttons serve no purpose other than […]


Queen Orb USB gift box

It is rather hard to believe at just how fast time flies – iconic rock band Queen is already 40 years old, and in order to celebrate four decades of rockin’ music, an all new box set has been released in the form of the Queen Orb Gift Box. What made this particular gift box special is this – you will not find a single CD or DVD inside, but […]


Memory on Hand Band is fashionable and functional

Are you constantly leaving your flash drives at home or in the office because you’re so forgetful? Or are you looking for a flash drive that you can have with you all the time for convenient access? Well, this new USB flash drive could be just for you. Called the Memory on Hand Band or MoH Band, it is literally like having Memory on your hand: a colorful wrist strap […]


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Microsoft Windows To Go bootable OS option on flash drive

We did check out the re-engineered Windows 8 boot experience that had a much nicer way of accessing your BIOS instead of using boring old text, and it is nice to know that Microsoft too, might be pushing for a wider adoption of Windows 8 by introducing a flash drive bootable OS option. Known as Windows To Go (for the moment anyways), it remains to be seen whether this is […]


Transcend JetFlash T35 is another rugged USB flash drive

A few days back we reported on the Silicon Power Touch 835 USB flash drive that the company claimed was rugged and could withstand certain elements of nature. Well perhaps in a bid not to be outdone, Transcend has released a new flash drive which is part of their JetFlash series, the T35 USB flash drive.


Gold ingot USB drive probably costs more than your data

Looking for an attention-grabbing USB drive to store your data in? You’re in luck, because nothing comes flashier than this USB flash drive that resembles a gold ingot. Made from wood – Japanese bigleaf magnolia to be precise, it’s coated with high-quality gold leaf from Kanazawa City in the Ishikawa Prefecture in Japan. Kanazawa is a city known for its association with the gold leaf, with its name literally translated […]


Roland TR-808 miniature replica 8GB USB flash drive

Musicians and producers should be familiar with the classic Roland TR-808 Rhythm Composer. It was one of the first programmable drum machines that was introduced in the early 1980’s and has since been retired as a legend and an icon. While we’re not sure where you will be able to get your hands on any remaining Roland TR-808’s, perhaps these Roland TR-808 replica flash drives ought to do.


Cell Drive charges and syncs your different portable devices

Tired of having to use a different charger for each gadget you have? Well, so are the folks who’ve come up with the Cell Drive – an all-in-one charger that is compatible with almost all mobile devices available on the market. Plugging into your USB drive, the Cell Drive is stocked with multiple ports that lets you charge your smartphones, feature phones, GPS units, E-readers, tablets, MP3 players, and pretty […]


Sony is coming out with Micro Vault P series compact flash drives

Sometimes carrying around your 500GB or 1TB external hard drive may not be the most convenient solution, especially if your 1TB external hard drive requires a power plug for it to work. Well the good news is that Sony has come up with a series of new USB flash drives that will have storage capacities of up to 64GB. Granted it is significantly less than an external hard drive, but […]


Super Talent’s USB 3.0 Express RC8 Looks Like A Thumb Drive, But Performs Like An SSD

Ever wanted to own a USB flash drive that could potentially achieve 270MB/s reads and 240MB/s writes? If you do, then it looks like Super Talent’s USB 3.0 Express RC8 could just be the device you’re looking for. The flash drive is powered by the SandForce SSD processor which brings several features to the flash drive that is typically found only on first tier SSD products. It also allows for the […]


PQI introduces the world’s smallest USB 3.0 flash drive

While the capacities of storage drives are constantly growing size, manufacturers have been working on reducing their physical sizes as well. PQI has just introduced the world’s smallest USB 3.0 flash drive. Called the Intelligent Drive U819V, it measures a tiny 31.5 x 14.8 x 7.3mm and it comes in four different sizes – 4GB, 8GB, 16GB, and 32GB. The Intelligent Drive U819V also makes use of SuperSpeed USB 3.0 […]


USB drives made from film canisters

If there’s one thing still hasn’t gone out of fashion yet, it’s the transformation of retro objects into USB drives or portable hard disks. We’ve seen all sorts of retro objects upgraded before – from floppy disks to Super Nintendo gaming cartridges and even LEGO figures. Well now we have one more to add to the list – film canisters. newfocus’ store on Etsy are selling 35mm film canisters that […]


Revolver USB flash drive is not the smartest gadget idea

If we have a tip for frequent flyers, then it would be this – make sure your electronics look non-threatening, and a prime example of what NOT to bring on your flight would be the revolver USB flash drive you see here. Despite boasting enough space to tote around 4GB of memory (instead of bullets), it will most certainly set off alarm bells of our security officers manning those baggage […]