USB drives archive

  • World's smallest USB flash drive is almost too small
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    World's smallest USB flash drive is almost too small

    By 17 October 2013

    If you haven't noticed, we're a big fan of flash drives. They're neat. That's why PKparis's claim of having the world's smallest USB 3.0 flash drive intrigued us. Available in 32GB and 64GB capacities priced at $48 and $89 (£30/£55)respectively, the...

  • Kingston HyperX Predator 1TB USB flash drive pictures and hands-on
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    Kingston HyperX Predator 1TB USB flash drive pictures and hands-on

    By 9 January 2013

    Kingston Technology's big news for CES 2013 has been a massive beast in a tiny casing. The product is a USB drive - nothing generally exciting about that - but there will be a 1TB version soon. In a USB drive. One entire Terrabyte. Blimey. The DataTraveler...

  • Sony débuts Micro Vault Mach USB 3.0 flash drive fun
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    Sony débuts Micro Vault Mach USB 3.0 flash drive fun

    By 17 January 2012

    Sony has unleashed what it says will be the first of a wave of new flash memory drives with SuperSpeed USB 3.0 technology: the Sony Micro Vault Mach. This USB 3.0 flash drive packs ultra-fast on-the-go data transfers so would be perfect if you're the...

  • PNY Attaché Evolutive takes storage micro
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    PNY Attaché Evolutive takes storage micro

    By 3 November 2011

    The Napoleon complex is a type of inferiority complex which is said to affect some people who are short in stature. It is, of course, named after the French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte who reportedly only stood 5 foot 6 inches tall. But there's no French...

  • Lego Minifigure USB keyring could well be the coolest / geekiest ever
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    Lego Minifigure USB keyring could well be the coolest / geekiest ever

    By 22 March 2011

    You may have noticed that we at Pocket-lint are Lego crazy. We just can't get enough of the little bricks and little men. So, imagine our excitement when we spotted this Lego Minifigure 2GB Flash Drive. Sure, at only 2GB and priced at $24.99, it's hardly...

  • Verbatim Store 'n' Go Netbook USB drive - tiny but massive
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    Verbatim Store 'n' Go Netbook USB drive - tiny but massive

    By 25 October 2010

    Designed specifically to complement the small form factor of the modern netbook, the Verbatim Store 'n' Go USB drive is tiny. It's barely bigger than the USB connector itself, with the storage section jutting out a mere 5mm when plugged in. The entire...

  • LaCie MosKeyto: Seriously small USB flash drive
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    LaCie MosKeyto: Seriously small USB flash drive

    By 7 September 2010

    Storage specialist LaCie has unleashed its latest USB drive - the ultra-diddy LaCie MosKeyto. The MosKeyto is so tiny that you'll simply be able to plug it into your system and forget about it - handy if you're rocking an older netbook for example, that...

  • Dr Martens USB boot drive that lets you boot up your PC
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    Dr Martens USB boot drive that lets you boot up your PC

    By 12 August 2010

    How do you celebrate 50 years of making boots? Make one that allows you to boot from of course. Boot maker Dr. Martens has done just that with the creation of a Dr. Martens Limited Edition 50th Anniversary USB drive in the shape of one of the company's...

  • VIDEO: iPod parody - iPood
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    VIDEO: iPod parody - iPood

    By 28 July 2010

    Self-styled entrepreneur, author and performer, Shed Simove has followed up his iPad mickey-take the iNotePad, with an altogether less high-brow dig at Apple. And sure, it's crude and it's tacky and, well, it's a little bit childish - but we're always...

  • Victorinox launches secure USB drives
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    Victorinox launches secure USB drives

    By 25 March 2010

    Iconic Swiss brand Victorinox has announced that it's launching a pair of USB sticks that feature enhanced security features, as well as the regular Swiss Army Knife's blade, scissors, nail file, and ballpoint pen. No toothpick, sadly. The Victorinox...

  • VIDEO: RFID-tag-destroying gun built
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    VIDEO: RFID-tag-destroying gun built

    By 23 December 2009

    When the robots rise up and try to overthrow human civilisation, you're going to want to be holding one of these. The Rfiddler gun fires an electromagnetic pulse that's designed to overload RFID tags. It was built by Codeninja from a Nerf N-Strike Recon...

  • Simple Minds offers entire tour on USB stick
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    Simple Minds offers entire tour on USB stick

    By 18 December 2009

    Simple Minds, the Scottish rock band best known for their hit, "Don't You (Forget About Me)", has done the same thing as several other bands, issuing a USB stick, except that they've gone a step further. They've put recordings of every single date on...

  • Star Wars USB drives let you feel the force while saving stuff
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    Star Wars USB drives let you feel the force while saving stuff

    By 10 November 2009

    Star Wars fans will be able to get their "Force" fix while storing data thanks to a new range of USB thumb drives. The standard USB drives are sculpted replicas of Darth Vader, Boba Fett, a Storm Trooper and Yoda, ranged in storage sizes from 4GB to 16GB...

  • First USB 3.0 thumb drive coming soon
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    First USB 3.0 thumb drive coming soon

    By 4 November 2009

    The USB 3.0 standard has been agreed upon and approved by its Promoter Group, we got the first driver for the platform, and now we're starting to see devices finally roll out that can cope with the new technology that's ten times faster than USB 2.0....

  • Beatles offer 16GB apple-shaped USB drive
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    Beatles offer 16GB apple-shaped USB drive

    By 4 November 2009

    The Beatles have perennially refused to put their catalogue on any digital download sites, despite a little-known site called BlueBeat stocking the fab four's tracks at knock-down prices. But if you want to get your hands on legitimate digital recordings...

  • Windows 7 available in USB stick edition
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    Windows 7 available in USB stick edition

    By 26 October 2009

    Microsoft has quietly issued a variant of its brand new Windows 7 operating system that can be copied to a USB stick and used to install the OS on computers that don't have a CD drive, which includes many netbooks available today. In our review of Windows...

  • USB drives get smaller thanks to Mini-Mate
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    USB drives get smaller thanks to Mini-Mate

    By 12 August 2008

    USB drives seem to be getting smaller by the week. Dane-Elec has announced its latest mini USB drive is just twice the size of a 10p piece placing it in the "small enough to lose" category, but not a world's smallest. The Mini-Mate, measuring at less...