Wireless devices are usually far more convenient than their tethered alternative. But in this case losing the USB cable has made the REX-WIFISD1 SD/SDHX/SDXC and flash drive reader a bit on the bulky side. So what do you really gain for it being wireless? The ability to access it from any mobile device. »
Besides greater capacities, faster transfer speeds, and novel designs, there hasn't been much recent innovation with USB flash drives. Which is why the Paketta from King Jim is such a welcome break. With built-in Wi-Fi B, G, N hardware it can wirelessly broadcast its contents to PCs and mobile devices. »
The flash drives are taking over. They live in your desk drawers, you laptop bag, between your couch cushions and in your pockets. They're taking over. It's out of control. They need a home. Behold, Memory City. »
We can't all have arc reactors or computer butlers—yet. But I may be willing to settle for a tiny Iron Man USB jump drive in the meantime. Adorable? Check. Collectible? Check. Affordable? Er... »
We have good news and bad news. The bad news is that the Porn Detection Stick, a simple USB dongle, will legitimately, automatically scan your hard drive for pornography. The good news is, well, times have changed. »
If I may, I'd like to borrow a bit from comedian Bill Maher. New Rule: If you're going to ask $1,000 for a steampunk device, it must actually do something worthwhile, preferably related to steam power. »
Corsair, who seem to spend all their time finding speed records and then breaking them, announced their Flash Voyager GT USB flash drive at the droolworthy 128GB capacity. Even better, the speeds totally don't suck: 32MB/s and 25.6MB/s read/write, respectively. »
Mnemosyne's $10,000, 16GB USB drive is housed inside a puzzle that must be solved to physically get to the memory within. Apparently simple encryption is just too middle-class for anybody rich enough to afford this thing.