This Shifty USB Drive Is Rigged to Fry Your Computer

If you're a mischief-maker of a certain age, you'll remember the idea of the floppy disk bomb, a specially engineered floppy disk that would supposedly melt inside an enemy's drive. This USB is that same basic concept but evolved. It's designed to electrocute your computer from the inside out. » 3/12/15 11:45am 3/12/15 11:45am

LaCie's New Waterproof USB Key Is Smaller Than Your House Key

The problem with little USB jump drives is that no matter how many you own, you've never got one when you need it. You could've have sworn you tossed one in your bag, but when it's time to pass files around, it's not there. That's why we're tempted to keep LaCie's new PetiteKey dangling from our keychains. » 11/08/12 5:00pm 11/08/12 5:00pm

Keep Your Files Safe With Voice-Authenticating USB Drive

There are some sensitive documents that you want to ensure don't fall into the wrong hands, such as contracts, financial records, and that stash of naked pics you have from college. This voice-authenticating USB drive ($50) will ensure no one's snooping into your sensitive stuff. » 4/27/12 8:20pm 4/27/12 8:20pm

How Much Would You Pay for this Asspensive Artsy Fartsy Hollow Looking…

I have a drawer filled with USB drives that I've picked up along this windy life of mine but none of them look like Empty Memory, an artsy, almost jewelry-esque USB stick that looks like it's hollow. They only hold 4GB of data but BOY DO THEY LOOK COOL. » 1/24/12 7:00pm 1/24/12 7:00pm

Why Is There a USB Drive Sticking Out of This Wall?

Across New York, there are USB drives embedded in walls, buildings and curbs. The idea is to create an anonymous, offline file-sharing network in public space. The drives are completely public and anyone can plug in to drop and download files. » 10/30/10 2:00pm 10/30/10 2:00pm

The One Clip That Can Keep Track of All Your Files

Files! We've all got 'em. Digital ones. Paper ones. Ones that help us maintain our cuticles that we're sometimes embarrassed to admit we own. But I digress. For keeping track of the first two, there's Verbatim's new Clip-it USB drive. » 9/23/10 10:40am 9/23/10 10:40am

Pogoplug Biz Will Share Any of Your USB Drives Over the Internet

The last time we saw the Pogoplug, it was shockingly pink and not exactly something you'd stick onto your manly, serious-looking desk, but now it comes in a "Biz" version which'll do all the same file-sharing, without the girly looks. » 7/20/10 11:59am 7/20/10 11:59am

Circuit Board Business Card Is the Business Card Endgame

Forget obsessing over stock and fussing over fonts. There's no point. Because Ramiro Pareja Veredas has created the ultimate business card. It's a circuit board that displays all your relevant info, and it's got a fancy trick up its sleeve. » 5/25/10 6:20pm 5/25/10 6:20pm

Lockface Facial Recognition Puts a Little MI5 In Your USB

Hey, look! It's a gimmicky USB drive that actually provides a somewhat useful service! Lockface, developed by Futen in Japan, uses your computer's web cam to identify you before letting you access its data. » 12/16/09 12:20pm 12/16/09 12:20pm

Second Generation Pogoplug Lets You Share Multiple USB Drives Over the…

Like the prior model, the new Pogoplug allows for USB drive sharing over the Internet. It'll run for $129, still have no service fees, take up to four USB drives, and have Twitter and Facebook integration. » 11/20/09 8:29am 11/20/09 8:29am

Hamburger USB Drive Marketers Only Sort of Understand USB

We get the idea to have a girl "eating" the plastic hamburger-shaped USB drive—it looks like food, ha ha. But then, why Photoshop a USB port into her mouth? Do these people understand either USB or food? [Crunchgear] » 7/23/09 12:25am 7/23/09 12:25am

Please, Nobody Show This Twilight USB Drive to Any Girls

Do you think that your eardrums being intact is a good thing? Then please, don't show this Twilight USB drive to any girls between the age of 9 and 15. Or was it 45. Can't tell these days. [EntertainmentEarth] » 6/29/09 7:40pm 6/29/09 7:40pm

Rocky's Third Leg USB Drive Pumps the Abs

Rocky doesn't need anyone to hold his feet for situps. Nor do Apollo Creed or Clubber Lang. Not to be racially insensitive, but are Apollo and Clubber's USB connectors slightly larger? » 6/19/09 1:20pm 6/19/09 1:20pm

Mario World To Take All Over Your USB Ports

I wish these Mario, Koopa, Goomba, and Shroom 4GB USB thumb drives were actual Nintendo mass-produced products. That way I wouldn't have to spend $55 on each of them, but hey, they are handcrafted with love. » 6/16/09 11:40am 6/16/09 11:40am

Kingston Launches "World's First" 128GB USB Flash Drive... For The…

Remember those heady days when USB drives used to cost hundreds of dollars? Well, thanks to Kingston's latest 128GB monster, they can again. » 6/16/09 9:40am 6/16/09 9:40am

Darth Vader Unmasked Mimobot Flash Drive: If You're Lucky, You'll Get…

Mimoco's getting more clever with their latest Star Wars mimobot flash drives—Darth Vader and Clone Rex have removeable masks, and one out of six Vaders will have the Uncle Fester face underneath, not the NOOOOO one. [Mimoco] » 6/10/09 9:20am 6/10/09 9:20am

What's the Best USB Flash Drive?

Ars tricked Matt Woodward into running a gauntlet of tests on eight USB flash drives—a gadget you typically only evaluate by price/storage—to discover the secret king of flash drives. It's an epic piece. » 5/14/09 3:20pm 5/14/09 3:20pm

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

Resident Evil 5 USB Chainsaw Only Kills Nano Zombies, But Stores 2GB of…

Only the teeniest of zombies will fear this little USB chainsaw that normally comes packed in limited edition copies of Resident Evil 5. $23.99 is pricey for 2GB storage, but...bloody chainsaw. [eBay via OhGizmo] » 4/13/09 9:40am 4/13/09 9:40am

Pogoplug Review: Share Any USB Disk Over the Net (Even to iPhone)

The people behind Pogoplug may have raised the price to $100, but they managed to deliver a way to share any USB drive over the internet that's incredibly easy—and it even works with iPhones. » 4/06/09 8:00am 4/06/09 8:00am