This Is What Happens When Your Baker Doesn't Understand English

The scene: a woman goes to buy a cake for, oh, let's say her cat Whiskers's birthday. She decides to put a photo of Whiskers's face on top of the cake because oh isn't that fun and also she's a very lonely woman. She hands the baker a USB drive and asks that she use the photo. The baker smiles and nods because English… » 2/01/13 4:52pm 2/01/13 4:52pm

These Tiny Canon USB Sticks Don't Take Photos, Only Store 'Em

The mini Canon 5D DSLR flash drive of the other year has a couple of similarly-statured friends joining him at the flash-storage convention: an IXUS 200IS compact camera and Legra HD camcorder version. Both have the same retractable USB arms and 4GB of storage, but my heart will always belong to the 5D. [Behance via … » 4/26/11 8:20am 4/26/11 8:20am

A Flash Drive So Small You Can Leave It In

Need some extra storage? Sounding like something out of a TV infomercial, LaCie's new MosKeyto (Get it? Geeeet it?) is so tiny, you won't even know it's there! But really, this thing is clever—stick it in and forget. » 9/02/10 10:40pm 9/02/10 10:40pm

Lexar Media Echo SE and ZE: 64GB In a Nail Drive

I can't wait to get my nails over one of these absurdly small 64GB USB drives. They come in 8 to 64GB, and will continuously backup your files, no matter what you are doing. [Crunchgear] » 1/05/10 12:35pm 1/05/10 12:35pm

Rad Blaster Mini Boombox is the Freshest MP3 Player and Flash Drive…

The Rad Blaster does what a lot of MP3 players do—like play music, record sounds and store files. But this one does it shaped like a boombox. Like a BOOMBOX people. » 12/14/09 2:56pm 12/14/09 2:56pm

4GB Star Trek Flash Drive Comes Loaded With The New Film

Star Trek, merchandising and obsessive fans go hand in hand, so it is not surprising that the new film is being released on an individually numbered 4GB Starfleet insignia USB drive. » 10/12/09 1:40pm 10/12/09 1:40pm

Naildrive Hits 16GB

Madness. 16GB in this Buffalo RUF2 flash naildrive just 5mm long. Translated to the Imperial system, that's 16GB in one tiny-itty-bitty-thingamajig. Or something like that. [Geekstuff] » 6/24/09 9:40am 6/24/09 9:40am

Mini MPC 2000XL Sampler and SP1200 Drum Machine USB Flash Drives

I'm tired of uninspired flash drive designs. So it's shaped like a donut huh? Meh. It's filled with beer eh? Not interested. These mini MPC 2000XL and SP1200 flash drives are really where it's at. » 5/05/09 4:28pm 5/05/09 4:28pm

The Green Man USB Drive Can Do Impossible Yoga Poses

Practicing yoga can involve achieving higher levels of posing and meditation. Only Green Man can achieve true Nirvana by sitting cross legged with his decapitated head lying in his hands. Suck on that Sting! » 2/17/09 3:20pm 2/17/09 3:20pm

Cake Decorator Takes Flash Drive Photograph a Bit Too Literally

Note to anyone buying a custom cake: Always print the picture you'd like recreated in frosting. Never just hand over a USB drive expecting things to work themselves out. [Cake Wrecks via The Raw Feed] » 2/02/09 3:00pm 2/02/09 3:00pm

USB Drive Saves Data, Tells Future

Oh mystical USB drive I come to you with an important question: "Will there be any Snickers left in the breakroom vending machine?" (Stars Say Yes). Thank you USB drive. You are truly wise. » 12/18/08 7:20pm 12/18/08 7:20pm

CurrenKey Coin-Shaped Flash Drive: It's Almost a Good Idea

Kudos to LaCie for making their flash drives more portable—although, the coin-shape may prove problematic. It won't be long before your sensitive data ends up in the hands of some Starbucks employee. » 12/01/08 6:40pm 12/01/08 6:40pm

Kanguru's e-Flash Drive Can Handle USB and eSATA

In recent years, that vast majority of thumbdrive "innovations" have been...well... non-technical » 11/19/08 6:40pm 11/19/08 6:40pm. However, Kanguru has actually done something useful by integrating an eSATA plug with a standard USB 2.0 drive. For folks with eSATA capability, that means performance speeds that are several times faster than USB. The…

USB Drive Proves Fertility Conventions Give Out the Best Swag Ever

Attendees can get some pretty cool swag at big conventions, but I have yet to see a product as functionally hysterical as this sperm-shaped USB drive handed out at the American Society For Reproductive Medicine's (ASRM) 2008 conference. I'll tell you what—whipping this thing out at while using your laptop at Starbucks… » 11/12/08 4:40pm 11/12/08 4:40pm

Humping Bunny is a Daintier Way to Defile Your Computer

Humping dogs » 10/17/08 2:00am 10/17/08 2:00am are great and all, but sometimes we'd prefer to have something do the nasty with our USB ports. Why not go for the animal that everyone associates with overbreeding anyway? Imported from Japan (no surprise there), each satisfied-looking rabbit comes with adorably humping motions and 1GB of memory. You…

Butterfly Knife USB Drive Slashes Your Computer With Storage

It may not help you much in a fight, but at least you won't lacerate your own hand while flipping this butterfly knife (or bali-song) USB drive. It has room for 2GB of data and the nerd-friendly design is far superior to the stupid food shaped flash drives » 10/16/08 1:20pm 10/16/08 1:20pm we see so often these days. Although, the may give it a run…

Tiny Quicksilver 3G Network Modem Comes to AT&T

AT&T users can now snap up the AT&T USBConnect Quicksilver, one of the smallest 3G HSPA-capable devices out there. The tiny little hub weighs 1.2 ounces and uses the new Icera Livanto chipset, which handles GSM/GPRS/EDGE/3G data. That'll give you 70 to 135kpbs downloads on an EDGE network, and 700kbps to 1.7 Mbps… » 10/15/08 1:45am 10/15/08 1:45am

World's Cheapest 64GB USB Stick Costs Only $111

For the world's cheapest man, we present the world's (supposedly) cheapest 64GB USB stick. It's assembled just for you out of the Netherlands, the place where quality (?) USB drives are made. You have the choice of brown or black, which makes perfect sense since this thing's made of leather, and nobody wants a purple… » 8/22/08 2:40pm 8/22/08 2:40pm

Solid Alliance Silver Cross USB Drive is Holy Data Bank, for Goth…

Solid Alliance's newest USB thumbdrive will either appeal to geeky clergy-types, or vampire-goth-geek types, since it's an ornate metallic silver-colored drive that comes in a cross-shaped caddy. And it's specifically designed to hang on a necklace. Bizarre: both markets for this product can't be all that big, can… » 8/08/08 5:39am 8/08/08 5:39am