USB gadgets archive

  • Sony unveils USB flash drive aimed at smartphones and tablets
    Phones

    Sony unveils USB flash drive aimed at smartphones and tablets

    By 11 December 2013

    Sony has taken the wraps off a USB flash drive aimed at smartphones and tablets. In the days of the cloud, Sony thinks users still want to use hardware to transfer media between devices. The "2-in-1 flash drive" has a USB connector on one end and a microUSB...

  • i-Flashdrive helps you transfer files between iPhone and Android handsets
    Phones

    i-Flashdrive helps you transfer files between iPhone and Android handsets

    By 11 December 2013

    PhotoFast has announced a new version of the i-FlashDriveHD that will allow users to transfer content easily from an iPhone to Android phone, and vice-versa.  Coming in 16GB, 32GB and 64GB flavours, the i-FlashDriveHD uses a free iOS or Android app...

  • Victorinox 1TB SSD Swiss Army knife pictures and hands-on
    Gadgets

    Victorinox 1TB SSD Swiss Army knife pictures and hands-on

    By 11 January 2012

    Pocket-lint has got its hands on the most expensive pocket-knife in town over in Vegas at CES - the $3,000 Victorinox 1TB SSD Swiss Army knife Taking the phrase "cutting edge technology" quite literally, the Swiss based company has picked up our award...

  • Victorinox 1TB Swiss Army knife announced: Tough SSD storage
    Gadgets

    Victorinox 1TB Swiss Army knife announced: Tough SSD storage

    By 10 January 2012

    Victorinox has announced two new Swiss Army knives which includes a SSD (solid state drive) and Victorinox Slim 3.0 USB, which should give you plenty of options and protection if you need to carry around digital data on a regular basis. The company, which...

  • Now you can use your Apple Mac to control missile launchers
    Gadgets

    Now you can use your Apple Mac to control missile launchers

    By 5 August 2011

    Apple Mac owners can now fire missiles using their computers. No, really. Admittedly, they're small foam darts shot from a USB missile launcher towards unsuspecting co-workers and family members, but it's the first step to forming your own independent...

  • Clap camera combines USB flash drive with mini point and shoot
    Cameras

    Clap camera combines USB flash drive with mini point and shoot

    By 5 July 2011

    Disappointingly this tiny digital camera/flash drive is not activated when you clap. Making up for this lack of audio activated snappery however is the name of the company who makes it; Powershovel and of course the decision to manufacturer it in pink. ...

  • Thunder missile launcher: the future of office tomfoolery
    Gadgets

    Thunder missile launcher: the future of office tomfoolery

    By 21 January 2011

    Dream Cheeky, the company that specialises in equipping your favourite office prankster (who'll be first against the wall when the revolution comes) with new ways to annoy you, has just released a brand new USB missile launcher called the Thunder. This...

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

    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...

  • Top five weird gadgets ever seen at IFA
    Gadgets

    Top five weird gadgets ever seen at IFA

    By 9 August 2010

    IFA 2010 is fast approaching and, ahead of this year's show, Pocket-lint has been taking a look back through our IFA archives to find some of the very best moments from this giant Berlin consumer technology event. We've already brought you the greatest...

  • Good Way to send USB to HDMI wirelessly
    Gadgets

    Good Way to send USB to HDMI wirelessly

    By 27 May 2010

    Wireless USB never really took off, despite a lot of effort being put into making seemingly pointless products, but now accessory company Good Way Technology has come up with a potentially cunning use for it.  The company has created what it calls a...

  • NEC triples USB 3.0 speeds
    Gadgets

    NEC triples USB 3.0 speeds

    By 18 February 2010

    USB 3.0 is slowly rolling out, and in 2010 you're likely to begin to see it showing up in the next generation of laptops, portable hard drives and other devices. NEC, however, reckons that it's just managed to triple the speeds that a serial bus connection...

  • Blue Microphones launches pro USB mic for the masses
    Audio

    Blue Microphones launches pro USB mic for the masses

    By 27 January 2010

    Blue Microphones, described as a "leading innovator in microphone technology and design" has announced the UK launch of a consumer model, which will be called the Snowball. The company states that the Snowball can capture detailed sound unheard of in...

  • Motz introduces tiny wooden FM radio
    Audio

    Motz introduces tiny wooden FM radio

    By 25 January 2010

    Either our hands have suddenly got a lot bigger, or a Korean manufacturer called Motz has built what might be the smallest, dinkiest, radio in the world. It measures just 1.45 x 0.75 x 1 inches. It's made of wood, comes with an LED indicator, aerial,...

  • HSTi announces WirelessMediaStick
    Audio

    HSTi announces WirelessMediaStick

    By 4 January 2010

    Plenty of products that'll make their debuts at CES 2010 this week are starting to emerge, and among them is this nifty gadget from HSTi - the WirelessMediaStick. It may just look like a dull USB drive, and in fact it pretends to be one to whatever you...

  • Firebox launches the Digital Video Memo
    Cameras

    Firebox launches the Digital Video Memo

    By 23 November 2009

    The high-tech version of the sticky yellow Post-It note, the new Digital Video Memo from Firebox offers a 21st century way to leave a note to your significant other, offspring, housemates or colleagues. The tiny device (it measures just 5.6 x 5.5 x 1.1cm)...

  • Star Trek and new Transformers film see USB drive releases
    Home Cinema

    Star Trek and new Transformers film see USB drive releases

    By 16 November 2009

    Hit movies Star Trek and Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen are being released as collector's editions on USB drives. From Paramount Digital Entertainment, 20,000 of each movie will be available on a 4GB USB drive (leaving around 3GB free space) with...

  • Vodafone Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2009 - gadgets
    Gadgets

    Vodafone Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2009 - gadgets

    By 12 November 2009

    We're happy to admit that some tech just doesn't fit into any other category. That's what the Vodafone Pocket-lint Gadget Awards Best Gadget section is all about. In many ways these devices are gadgets in their purest sense. They're objects with a clever...

  • Messless charging station   review
    Gadgets 4 out of 5

    Messless charging station review

    By 11 November 2009

    Gadgets are great, but giving over half the sockets in your house to keep you digital life on track does start to grate. When you have to add the family's gadget's too, it gets a little overwhelming, and a little wirey. There are a burgeoning number of...

  • Beatles offer 16GB apple-shaped USB drive
    Audio

    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...

  • BlueLounge Refresh charging station   review
    Gadgets 3.5 out of 5

    BlueLounge Refresh charging station review

    By 30 October 2009

    Charging must be this year's buzzword. We've seen increasing numbers of charging stations, docks and wireless solutions as the accessories manufacturers realise we are all walking around with a number of gadgets that need charging, and have a house full...

  • Firebox offers USB Snakescope camera
    Cameras

    Firebox offers USB Snakescope camera

    By 19 October 2009

    Almost falling into the NSFW category, Firebox is offering the USB "Snakescope" camera, a still slash video borescope for under £30. With a "robust", semi-flexible insertion tube, the camera head and cable are waterproof, so ideal for checking out your,...

  • Vulcan salute flash drive available
    Gadgets

    Vulcan salute flash drive available

    By 16 October 2009

    Audio Cubes is offering a flash drive that will appeal to Spock fans as it's shaped after the famous "live long and prosper" Vulcan salute. Perfect for storing your episodes of Star Trek on - although not that many as it's only a 2GB capacity - the drive...

  • Brando offers USB foot pedal
    Gadgets

    Brando offers USB foot pedal

    By 14 October 2009

    If you've always dreamt about controlling your computer with your feet, then Brando has the perfect product for you with its new USB "foot switch". The black plastic device sits under your desk, and with the tap of toe, can launch, or do, whatever the...

  • Olympus WS-560M digital voice recorder launches
    Audio

    Olympus WS-560M digital voice recorder launches

    By 8 October 2009

    Olympus has introduced the WS-560M digital voice recorder and mass storage device with the bold claims that it's "the sleekest and most eye-catching product on the market".   With six recording modes including Windows Media Audio and three stereo options,...

  • Gadget4All launches shift and control lights
    Gadgets

    Gadget4All launches shift and control lights

    By 5 October 2009

    More lighting options for geeks has arrived with Gadget4All's launch of its new shift and control lights. The light-up, giant keys are turned on and off with a push and measure 155 x 130 x 77mm. Available in white or yellow, the lights are on sale now...