thumb drives

Someday You Could Save Your Files With Nothing But A Sticky Note

Today’s slim, svelte computers look great. You, on the other hand, look like a total yutz fumbling around to plug a thumb drive into a USB port that’s somehow perpetually upside down. What if saving your data was as easy as slapping a sticky note on your screen? That’s what a design team proposes with this highly theoretical design for paper-thin, sticky memory cards.


Edward Snowden Used A Thumb Drive To Smuggle Thousands Of PRISM Files

The highly classified, confidential documents that revealed the NSA’s massive data-mining operation, PRISM, were leaked from the NSA’s facilities on none other than a simple, innocuous thumb drive. Any sort of portable digital device is understandably barred by the highly secretive branch of government, but whistleblower Edward Snowden somehow managed to download thousands of files — of which investigators claim to “know how many he downloaded and what server he took them from.”


R2-D2 Flash Drive Cufflinks Are Obviously The Best Cufflinks In The Galaxy

If I had to wear a suit to work, I would definitely buy these R2-D2 USB flash drive cufflinks. They can store 2GB of data each, which is pretty good. In fact, I can’t think of a better cufflink — except a pair that also made R2 sounds.


Watch That Tiny $74 1.5GHz Android-Powered Thumb-Puter In Action

Last week we posted a story about a tiny Android-powered computer packed into a shell not much larger than a thumb drive. With its 1.5GHz single-core Cortex-A8, 512MB of RAM and 4GB of Flash storage, it’s not hard to imagine myriad uses for this ultra-ultra portable machine. Now we have a video showing off exactly what it’s capable of.


Small, Cute Android-Powered Thumb Drive Packs 512MB, 1.5GHz CPU

Android in your pocket? OK, you already have that if you have an Android phone, but in terms of flexibility, nothing quite beats an actual PC. So what if you could carry about a small portable computer running Android, just waiting for whatever task you want to throw at it? Enter the AllWinner A10 Android 4.0 mini PC.


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 uni. This voice-authenticating USB drive ($50) will ensure no one’s snooping into your sensitive stuff.


Memory City Will Turn Flash Drives Into A Bite-Sized Burg

The flash drives are taking over. They live in your desk drawers, your 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.


This USB Drive Is Thinner Than A Coin And Holds 2TB

The thumb drive you see in this video is thinner than the opposable digit of an infant — and yet it can hold up to 2TB of data.


Celebrate The Year Of The Rabbit With A Kingston USB Drive

To kick off our celebration of Chinese New Year, why not get yourself a lucky Year of the Rabbit USB drive from Kingston?


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.


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