The Plain Old Stick Enters Into Toy Hall of Fame

A plain wooden stick was entered into the National Toy Hall of Fame yesterday along with Baby Doll and the skateboard. These toys join 38 other classics like the bicycle, Mr. Potato Head, Crayola crayons, and the Atari 2600 video game system. So why the stick? Well, it has been a staple of imaginative play since time… » 11/07/08 6:40pm 11/07/08 6:40pm

Super Talent 8GB Flash Drive is World's Smallest

The chaps at Super Talent are not only incredibly modest, talented and super, but they must also be fantastically tiny to have put together the world's smallest 8GB flash drive. (Flawless logic, I'm sure you'll agree.) Retailing at $35, the price is pretty reasonable, at least until you drop it into your chest hair… » 4/08/08 5:34am 4/08/08 5:34am

iMono Flash Memory Card and SIM Reader: Pocket-Sized Polyglot

The multi-readers get smaller and smaller, and this iMono SIM card packs more versatility into a small form factor than we've seen yet. It handles a veritable alphabet soup of flash memory cards, including miniSD, all types of Memory Sticks, microSD, SD, MMC Card 4.0, MultiMedia Card, MultiMedia Card Plus, RS-MMC (MMC… » 2/05/07 8:49am 2/05/07 8:49am

Moppel Stick Figure Lights Are Cute But Give You Myopia

Sure, these Moppel Stick Figure Lights are cute in only the way that a stick figure light powered by USB and AAA batteries can be. But how good are they really? You can take them on business trips and stick them on the side of your car, but a light that runs for 100 hours on only 3 AAAs can't be that powerful, right? » 1/30/07 6:30pm 1/30/07 6:30pm

Exclusive Grope: Pinnacle PCTV HD Pro Stick Transforms Laptops into…

We love us some HDTV, so when Pinnacle gave us a first-hand look at their new PCTV HD Pro Stick we were all over it. A smidgen thicker than your average thumb drive, the Pro Stick delivers free over-the-air HD programming straight to your PC via a USB connection. It comes with a portable antenna so you can use it… » 10/17/06 8:51pm 10/17/06 8:51pm

Verbatim USB Thumb Drives Force Security Down Your Gullet

If you're going to store your passwords, photos, documents, and music on your thumb drives, you might as well do so securely with the Verbatim Store 'n' Go Corporate Secure USB Drives. These drives come in 1 to 4GB sizes, use a SHA-1 Hash to obfuscate your password, and require entering in your password every time you… » 8/29/06 6:45pm 8/29/06 6:45pm